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former CFSW board members 1992-2012

George Brunner Robert Collins John Condon James Cripe* Barbara Daus David Deininger Alfred Diotte† Jane Dunk Alan Dunwiddie* DeEtte Beilfuss Eager Gregory Galvin Patricia Graham

Richard Gruber Melita Grunow Patricia Guttenberg James Hartwig Rhonda L. Hartwig Linda Heckert Geraldine Hedberg† John Henderson Margaret Hollenberger Ann Johnson Marshall Johnston Martin Kennedy*†

Stephen King John Kundert Robert Lisser Tina Lorenz Timothy McGettigan Lance McNaughton Lois Merrill Carolyn Mowbray Joan M. Neeno Jane Nelson Phillip Reuter*† Rod Roggensack

applying for a grant or a scholarship

Nonprofit organizations are always welcome to apply for grants from any of the Community Foundation funds for which they may be eligible. Grant application deadlines vary. Start at the home page of the Community Foundation’s website, The Open Grant Applications page will tell you what’s in season and link you to qualification information and the application form. The RECEIVE section offers more detail on all funds that accept grant applications.

For information about scholarships that you may be eligible for, click on the Scholarships link on the home page. You will be taken to a menu of scholarship opportunities with instructions on how to apply. Visit the RECEIVE section of our website,, or call 1-800-995-2379 for more information.

creating a fund

Creating a fund with the Community Foundation is an efficient way to manage your charitable giving. It’s also easy!

Funds may be created with assets that include cash, stock, real estate, life insurance, or personal property. Your fund may be named for you, your family or business or in honor of any person or organization you choose. You receive tax benefits in the year your gift is made. You recommend uses for the fund, supporting the causes and organizations you care about most. Your recommendations are presented to the Community Foundation board for approval. The Community Foundation handles all the administrative details and, in accordance with our investment policy, issues grants to charities in the name of the fund you establish. If you prefer, grants can be made anonymously.

Your gift can be placed into an endowment that is invested over time. Earnings from your fund are used to make grants addressing community needs. Your gift---and all future earnings from your gift---is a permanent source of community capital.

* The nam s m kd in bl e are od ab v oe wr oee f unding b ar 7 o d mmes o e br f the Co m ty F undato m uni o i n.

Rick Rolfsmeyer Ray Ropers Tom Rowe Janice Schmidt Frank Scott Gary L. Smith* James Stauff† George K. Steil, Sr.† John Steil* Lisa Stevens Donald Templin Cere Turner

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