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First Round of 2016 Action Grants Awarded!

The Whitewater Community Foundation has concluded its search for worthy community projects and is proud to announce $16,307 in grants made through our inaugural round of Community Action Grants. The Foundation Grants Committee chose eight grantees to receive monetary support for projects that best advanced education, arts and environmentalism in the greater Whitewater Community. · Camp Invention – scholarships for children to attend Science Technology Education Arts and Math (STEAM) camp in order to prevent the “Summer Slide” in education …

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Congratulations Scholarship Recipients!

The Seniors have graduated from Whitewater High School, and some of Whitewater’s hardest working, community-oriented students are commencing the next stage of their educations with college, university or technical college. Congratulations to: Cheyenne Minton – Whitewater Community Foundation Madalee Gregoire – Whitewater Community Foundation Founder’s Scholarship Sydney Zimdars – James Crummey Memorial Emma Stutzman – Rosemary Roe Goeglein Memorial Derek Holik – Burton H. Heldt Memorial Caleigh Judd – Burton H. Heldt Memorial Andrea Markham – Burton H. Heldt Memorial …

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Whitewater High School Scholarships

It’s scholarship season in Whitewater! We are so excited to see the amazing applications that will be coming to us in the next week. On May 25, we’re going to meet exceptional young adults in our school district who have made a difference academically, socially, and personally. Following is a list of scholarships for which local students have applied. Good luck to all! Whitewater Community Foundation Founders’ Scholarship Anne & Lane Kuske Drama Scholarship The Raymond O. Storck Family Scholarship …

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Community Action Grant Program

The Whitewater Community Foundation is pleased to announce a new Community Action Grant program. The Foundation has created an avenue that individuals and organizations may use to further their dreams. Our goal is to fund community projects that create a more vibrant and culturally diverse atmosphere in education, community development, artistic, and social activities, as well as community beautification, environmental projects and recreation. Projects should be creative, innovative and address community needs. We will be offering two grant cycles during …

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New Position Added

The Whitewater Community Foundation is seeking an additional board member, preferably one who has experience with investing and finances. As the Foundation grows and adds to its investments in the community, we have recognized the need to add an additional board member position. The Foundation is on track to create more endowed scholarships and pass through project funds, and we would like to add a financial expert and treasurer to the mix. If you are interested in representing your community, …

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WCF Invests in Children with the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library

Dr. Beverly Kopper, Mark Dorn, Rick Fassl, Jim Coburn, Stacey Lunsford, Kevin Brunner, Rev. David Yochum, Dawn Hunter The Whitewater Community Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the presentation of $1,000 to Stacey Lunsford, Director of the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. These monies are matching funds that will be spent toward an Americorps and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Play & Read program. The Irvin L. Young was selected by DPI as one of seven sites …

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Congratulations Irvin L. Young Memorial Library

The Whitewater Community Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the presentation of $1,000 to Stacey Lunsford, Director of the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. These monies are matching funds that will be spent toward an Americorps and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Play & Read program. The Irvin L. Young was selected by DPI as one of seven sites in Wisconsin to utilize Americorps members to enhance the literacy of 3- and 4-year-olds. Ideally, these Americorps members …

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