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Community Foundation Opens Spring Community Grant Applications

By Portage County Business Council

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin online Community Grants application process for the Spring Cycle is open now through January 31, 2021. The online application can be found at

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin (CFCWI) offers two competitive grant cycles annually to support programs and projects in Portage and Waushara counties and align with our Mission Areas: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Helping People, and Wellness.

In fall of 2020, CFCWI issued $156,767 in grants to 32 programs through Community Grants to support local projects and programs in Portage and Waushara Counties.

Grant applications are available online January 1 through January 31, 2021. Awards are announced in mid-March. Application information and requirements can be found online at

Contact the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin’s Grants & Scholarships Coordinator, Marlee Bokhoven at or 715-342-4454 for questions.

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is a non-profit organization that inspires charitable giving by connecting people and resources to enhance Central Wisconsin now and for future generations. For more information on how you can give back to your community, please visit

Submitted by Jessica Hoerter form the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin.