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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 working to address a wide range of issues affecting Dunn County. The Board has the challenging task of choosing which will receive funding this grant cycle. They current have finances for about half of the projects. Without Clarence Heckle they would have far less. Clarence Heckel was a Boyceville farmer who became one of Dunn County...Read More
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley received grant funds to support Health & Recreation Programming at the Menomonie Center. Their goal is to provide resourceful and fun programming that members will participate in at the Club, as wel...Read More
This past spring, the Red Cedar Basin Monitoring Group requested funds for an acoustic monitoring kit to collect data pertaining to the local bat population in Dunn County. The grant covered the kit itself along with proper cables, car mounts, power supply, an...Read More
By: Laura Giammattei This year, as the Community Foundation of Dunn County celebrates its 20th year of service, the Colfax Municipal Building is celebrating its 100th year of existence. The Foundation assisted the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group...Read More
In 2011, a grant was awarded to the Oaklawn Elementary School to purchase 49 instruments(drums) through the Remo music corporation. Timothy Lutz, the writer of this grant and music teacher at Oaklawn, wanted his students to have more exposure to West African ...Read More
Tucked away in the River Heights neighborhood of Menomonie lies the Keil Birch Creek Nature Preserve, a 28 acre forested parcel of land along the Red Cedar River. This preserve was made possible by a large number of residents, businesses and a grant West W...Read More
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...Read More