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Clintonville Foundation awards $10,850 in grants

The Clintonville Area Foundation distributed $10,850 to six area nonprofit organizations at its 2024 grant distribution last week at the Living Room Coffee Shop in Clintonville. The grants, which benefit a range of community causes, were awarded from various charitable funds within the foundation this year. Grants were awarded to: The Compassionate Connection Center: $2,000 […]

Scholarship applications and FAFSA issues

The Community Foundation has been closely following updates from the U.S. Department of Education regarding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. There have been multiple issues with the updates for the 2024-25 school year, including late opening for applicants, delays in producing Submission Summary documentation for applicants who have submitted their FAFSA […]

Navigating Challenges and Opportunities in the Current Community Funding Landscape

We live in a generous and resource-rich community that quickly responded to the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic. Additional funds were made available to ensure our community’s nonprofit organizations were able to provide essential services and sustain operations during an unprecedented time. Our nonprofit partners rose to the occasion, innovating to ensure community needs were met and […]

The Role of the Board of Directors – What can a nonprofit expect?

Board member engagement is critical for nonprofit success. The million-dollar question is “What exactly is the role of the board?” Is it surprising to learn the role of the board may not always be clear to nonprofit board members? Is the role of the board of directors to be actively engaged in fund development activities? […]

Scholarships: Making Futures Bright!

Who doesn’t need help funding their dreams? For students pursuing post-high school education, the Community Foundation will award more than $1.7 million in scholarships in 2024 to students from more than 70 high schools. We offer scholarships to high school seniors, college and nontraditional students, and K-12 art and music camps and lessons. It’s all […]