skip mobile navigation
Aa Aa Aa

The Loop

Stay in The Loop. Find out what's
happening in the Fox Valley Region
through the Community Foundation.

Chilton Area Community Foundation awards $36,659 in grants

More than $36,000 in grants from the Chilton Area Community Foundation’s Community Fund were announced April 28 by its Board of Directors during a community celebration “Together we Rise as One.” The grant money comes from the CACF’s Community Fund, an endowment that’s invested to be a permanent source of giving to the community. During the past 15 years, 41 nonprofit organizations have received nearly $390,000 from this fund. Learn more about the CACF, and see its new Community Report at

2017 Chilton Area Community Foundation Fund Grant Recipients: 

Brillion Nature Study Area – “Cycling Without Age,” purchase of a Tri-Shaw bicycle, which allows a rider to transport passengers. It will be used for residents of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in Calumet County. $5,000

Calumet County-Chilton 4H Club – “Stuff the Bus with School Supplies,” an initiative to provide school supplies and backpacks to 100 Chilton students. $1,000

Chilton High School – “Challenge Day,” a day-long challenge for 100 students and 25 adults to help foster compassion and inclusivity. $2,000

Chilton High School – A safer table saw for technical education classes. $2,819

Chilton High School – A vertical mill for the metals and manufacturing lab. $4,000

Chilton Middle School – A SmartBoard display system for use with special education students. $3,500

Chilton Public School District – A school-based mental health program with a therapist on site one day per week, in partnership with Catalpa Health. $5,000

Chilton Fire Department – Replacement of 10 pagers to aid in rapid response. $4,340

LEAVEN – Financial assistance for Chilton residents facing a housing or utility crisis. $4,000

Salvation Army of Wisconsin/Upper Michigan – Repairs to the back porch and stairwell of the group’s Main Street location. It will become the site of a community garden. $5,000

CACF social3 SACF social4 SACF social6 SACF social7 CACF social 1 SACF social8
Guests at the Chilton Area Community Foundation social April 28.

The Chilton Area Community Foundation is a regional affiliate of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. It was formed in 2001 to enhance the quality of life in the Chilton area.

Get in the Loop.
Invite a friend to get in The Loop.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.