2020 Annual appeal

The Whitewater Community Foundation (WCF) invites you to join us by investing in Whitewater. Our mission is “to enhance the quality of life in the Whitewater area through educational, cultural, charitable or benevolent expenditures” depends on the generosity of people like you.

A gift from you by December 31st, 2020 can provide necessary funding for scholarships and for Community Action Grants given twice a year. Your donation to WCF supports programs such as the Cravath Lake Amphitheater, the Whitewater Dog Park, inclusive play equipment at Starin Park, and so much more to improve the community we live in.

Given the challenges of 2020, the WCF gathered donations for organizations heavily impacted by COVID-19 to ensure they could continue to aid members of our community. Through the generous giving of the community, the WCF was able to disburse over $20,000 from the COVID-19 Community Recovery Fund to assist organizations in their efforts to assist those affected by the pandemic.

To do your part in helping our community, donate by simply sending a check made payable to Whitewater Community Foundation at P.O. Box 428, Whitewater, WI 53190, or donate online at www.whitewatercommunityfoundation.org by clicking the “Donate” button. You may donate to our General Fund or, if you prefer, you may choose a designation for your gift by selecting a specific focus area you are passionate about. For tax purposes, the Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Under the CARES act, individuals taking the standard deduction will receive a tax benefit of up to $300 ($600 for couples) for donations made in 2020. Please check with your tax advisor for more information.The Foundation asks permission to announce your generous donation in future annual reports. If you prefer to remain anonymous, please state your preference with the donation. For more information, contact info@whitewatercommunityfoundation.org. Thank you for considering the Foundation as a part of your charitable giving for 2020.