December 12th, 2013

Fall 2013 Grant Awards Summary

More than $128,000 has been distributed to nonprofit organizations in a region stretching from the Mississippi River to Elkhorn during the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin’s recently concluded fall grant season. Fourteen advisory boards and grants committees made 107 awards.

Below is a list of the funds and grants committees that made the fall distributions:


November 22nd, 2013

First National Raises $10K for Monroe EIE


Left to right: Cindy Rupnow, recorder for the Monroe EIE, Steve Schneider of First National Bank & Trust, and Linda Gebhardt, Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin.

The Monroe Excellence in Education (EIE) Fund is proud to announce that First National Bank & Trust has reached $10,000 in contributions to the Fund through their […]

November 14th, 2013

CFSW Adds 12 New Funds

Since July 1, 2013, the Community Foundation has added 12 new funds to its holdings. Below a brief summary of each fund by location:

In Platteville

Three funds created by the late Eva Beining: The Carmen and Eva Beining Community Fund, a sub-fund of the Platteville Community Fund; the Carmen and Eva Beining Scholarship Fund […]

October 30th, 2013

Shelley and Mike Muranyi Receive Spirit of Philanthropy Award

Left to Right: Linda Gebhardt, donor services representative for the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Shelley Kubly Muranyi, Mike Muranyi.

Shelley Kubly Muranyi and Mike Muranyi of Monroe are the recipients of a 2013 Spirit of Philanthropy Award given by the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin.

The Muranyis were recognized for their leadership in […]

January 14th, 2013

Colony Brands Gives $427,000 to GCHS Endowment Fund

Linda Gebhardt, CFSW Donor Services Representative, John Baumann, CEO of Colony Brands, and Ron Spielman, CFSW and Monroe Fund Board Member with check representing Colony Brands’ donation to GCHS Endowment Fund.

Click here to view a PDF version of this news release.

January 14, 2013

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress […]