Grant Flashback: Menomonie Off Leash Dog Park

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...
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Community Foundation Awards over $40,000 in Scholarships to Graduating Seniors

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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...
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Grant Flashback: Menomonie Area Senior Center – Card Tables

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 ...
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