April 7th, 2014

Grants Available From Benton Community Fund

The Benton Community Fund is now accepting grant applications. The application deadline is July 1, 2014.

The Benton Fund is accepting applications for projects that serve the greater Benton area. Projects may include enhancement of parks and public spaces, historic and cultural preservation, youth activities and facilities, education, the arts, and health and human services. […]

March 13th, 2014

Dachelet Gift Establishes Belmont Excellence in Education Endowment Fund

MJ and Derek Dachelet

Derek and MJ Dachelet have strong beliefs in education and community. It is those passions that led them to explore the formation of a permanent endowment whose mission is to provide support for special programs and initiatives of the Belmont Community Schools.

The Dachelets were a part […]

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 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 […]

August 19th, 2013

Argyle CF and EIE Seek Grant Applicants

The Argyle Community Fund and the Argyle Excellence in Education Fund, components of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc, are accepting grant applications for their annual grant cycle. The Argyle Funds offer grants for charitable projects or programs that provide a direct benefit to the people of Argyle as defined by the Argyle School […]