March 25th, 2016

Women's Fund Essay Contest Winners Inspire Others

Back in January, the Women’s Fund, in partnership with Community Read Rock County, asked youth, “What specifically has Malala done to inspire you?” based on the remarkable story, I Am Malala, for their chance to win $250. Last month, two local students learned they were the winning entries.

I Am Malala is the tale of […]

July 23rd, 2015

Women’s Fund Announces Grant Opportunity

The Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc. announces its Mental Health Prevention and Intervention Grant Program. The Women’s Fund is seeking grant proposals from 501(c)(3) charitable Rock County organizations and municipalities offering projects or programs that serve the mental health needs of women and girls.

After the Winter 2015 series of […]

April 17th, 2014

Scholarship Offered to Single Mothers

Single mothers attending, or planning to attend, Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) are invited to apply for BTC’s Women With a Vision Scholarship.

The scholarship is offered to Rock County single mothers with demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have completed 12 credits of post-secondary education and be pursuing one of the following programs:

Web analyst/programmer Fire […]

October 10th, 2013

Sue Conley To Leave Community Foundation

Sue Conley, longtime executive director of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, will be leaving the Foundation next summer. She will serve as executive director until July 2014. “I have no plans beyond June and will continue to focus on the Community Foundation until then,” she said.

Conley has overseen a period of rapid growth […]

May 9th, 2012

Women's Fund 2012 Grants Recap

This video was shown at the 2012 Women’s Fund Luncheon.