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Thank you and congratulations to all the grant recipients who were honored. Your stores were wonderful to hear. We had a great time and we are looking forward to doing it again next year! And huge thank you to our inspirational speaker Lisa Walter from UW-Stout!
The Community Foundation Board of Directors will be meeting on March 18th to consider this year’s biannual distribution of the Common Good Fund’s earnings. This year the Board has over $100,000 in grant requests for funding aimed at projects and charities work...
Earlier this month two of our founders were honored by the Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce.
Barb and Tom Johnson were honored as the 2014 Distinguished Citizens. They helped found the Community Foundation of Dunn County as well as: the Free Cli...
100 Years of Giving and Growing Together
One hundred years ago, in 1914, the community foundation concept was born in the Midwest, giving rise to a new philanthropy, a new way of participating in community, and a new vision for the future.
Today, the Com...
In the fall of 2008, Barbara Gort, project coordinator of Grassroots Community Organization, wrote and received a grant to the Community Foundation of Dunn County to assist a city-wide project to create an off leash dog park in Menomonie for canines. The city of Menomonie approved for use, eleven and a half acres for the first ever off-leash dog park. This massive project gained the support of t... Read More
Community Foundation Awards over $40,000 in Scholarships to Graduating Seniors
Every year the Community Foundation awards scholarships to students in Dunn County. This year the Community Foundation was able to award 67 scholarship awards for a total of $41,300. These scholarships were given out to wide range of students from over 40 different funds at the Foundation. While some scholarship were... Read More
Fifteen new Lifetime card tables were purchased for the Shirley Doane Senior Center in Menomonie through a Foundation grant written by Shari Homstad, previous Director of the Center. This awarded grant was able to replace a number of older card tables that had been in very poor shape. The grant was awarded in March 2011 and the tables were purchased that same month. The Senior Center currently ... Read More