February 8th, 2016

Seven Siblings Establish Scholarship Endowment to Honor Their Parents

Dr. Ralph and Madge Day

Dr. Ralph and Madge Day were well-known and highly regarded residents of the Platteville community for more than 55 years. Dr. Day, who established his veterinary practice in Platteville in 1957, died in April of 2015; Madge passed away 3 years earlier.

Both Dr. Ralph and Madge were born […]

January 18th, 2016

Malala-Inspired Essay Contest Sponsored by the Women's Fund

“What specifically has Malala done to inspire you?” That is the question the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin’s Women’s Fund is asking local students to answer in the form of an essay for their chance to win $250. The contest is being offered through a partnership with the Women’s Fund and Community Read Rock County […]

December 21st, 2015

Lancaster Community Fund Presents Charles “Sonny” Tiedemann Charitable Fund Grants to 14 Projects

Seated (l-r): Amy Dreckman (Lancaster Congregational Church Youth Group), Kristin Holmen-Steffell (Community Leadership Alliance), Shawna Bausch (Lancaster Preschool), Emily Dhyanchand (Tennis Court Project, City Park) Standing (l-r): Larry Wagner (Fire Department), Josh Jensen (St Clement School), Bev Doll (Family Promise), Marty Busch (Lancaster City Band), Sandy Leibfried (Grant Regional Health Center Foundation), Jesse […]

November 24th, 2015

Lancaster Community Fund Advisory Board Welcomes New Members

Photo caption: Megan Slane (left) and LuAnne Pink (right) meet with Rod Roggensack to learn about the responsibilities associated with board membership with the Lancaster Community Fund.

Megan Slane and LuAnne Pink have joined the advisory board of the Lancaster Community Fund. Each will serve a 3-year term, 2016 through 2018.

The Lancaster Community […]

October 13th, 2015

Mary Wileman Joins CFSW as our Controller

Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin (CFSW) announces the recent hiring of a Controller. Mary Wileman, of Janesville, will be responsible for overseeing, maintaining and monitoring the Foundation’s financial, accounting and investment procedures, and manage the employee benefit systems.

Wileman will focus on supporting CFSW’s donor stewardship, manage the administration of accounting policies and procedures, coordinate […]