Rock County Funds

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The following funds are held by the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin for charitable purposes in Rock County.

Bolded funds on this list signify endowment funds. An endowment fund is a permanent source of funding for the charitable purpose intended by the donor. The principal of the fund is invested and a portion of the fund’s earnings are spent annually for grant purposes. Endowment funds continue to serve as a source of grant funding for their communities forever.

 

 

  • Don Adee Alzheimer’s Disease Fund
    Established in 2000 to provide support services and programs for Rock County persons suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and their families. Give Now.
  • American Legion – Post #367 Charitable Fund
    Established in 1997 to support scholarships for Milton High School students, youth recreation programs, annual civic or patriotic events and other charitable causes in the Milton area. Give Now.
  • Boys & Girls Club of Janesville Fund
    Established in 1996 to provide lasting support for educational and recreational programming and facility and grounds maintenance at the Janesville Boys & Girls Club. Give Now.
  • Children First Fund
    Established in 1995 to provide lasting support for children and youth in Rock County. Give Now.
  • Tim Cullen Government Intern Fund
    Established in 2003 by State Senator Tim Cullen to assist worthy Janesville high school students participating in the Tim Cullen Government Intern Program as offered by the School District of Janesville. Give Now.
  • Diversity Action Team of Rock County
    Established in 2012 to support projects and programs to eliminate racism and all forms of discrimination in Rock County, Wisconsin, by embracing diversity and multiculturalism, and fostering justice, dignity, and respect for everyone. Give Now.
  • E. Susan Eager Fund of the Evansville Fund
    Established in 1996 in memory of her mother, Eloise, as a component fund of the Evansville Fund for the benefit of Evansville, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • ECHO Endowment Fund
    Established in 1998 to assist people who experience emergency or critical financial needs in Janesville area. Give Now.
  • Edgerton Community Fund
    Established in 2001 to provide lasting support for projects and programs that enhance the quality of life in the Edgerton area. Give Now.
  • Evansville Excellence in Education Fund
    Established in 1994 to support projects and programs that enhance education in the Evansville School District but are not covered under the school budget. Give Now.
  • Evansville Fund
    Established in 1996 to provide lasting support for projects and programs that improve the quality of life in the Evansville area. Give Now.
  • Friends of Judi Kneece Fund
    Established in 2009 to support initiatives for social change for women and girls in the Janesville area. Established in memory of a longtime advocate for women and girls. Give Now.
  • Friends of Lustig Park Disc Golf Club Fund
    Established in 2011 to support improvements to the Lustig Park Disc Golf Course in Janesville, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • Friends of Milton Public Library Fund
    Established in 1998 to assist with special educational programs and projects identified by the organization. Give Now.
  • Friends of Oak Hill Chapel Fund
    Established in 2013 to support the historic restoration of the Oak Hill Chapel located in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Janesville. Give Now.
  • Friends of Riverside Park Disc Golf Club Fund  Established in 2015 to support the 18-hole disc golf course at Riverside Park and its maintenance. Give Now.
  • Pamela Lynn Gensler Hopes & Dreams for Children Fund
    Established in 2002 to support educational enhancements at Wilson Elementary School, Janesville, Wisconsin. Established in memory of Pam by her parents, Pat and Jan Gensler. Give Now.
  • Dr. Roger & Elizabeth Gray Fund of the Evansville Fund
    Established in 2009 to support educational and charitable human service projects and programs in Evansville, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • Healthnet Fund
    Established in 1993 to provide lasting support for the Janesville-based free health care clinic for low income, uninsured people. Give Now.
  • The Hedberg Public Library Capital Campaign  
    Established in 2016 in support of the renovation of Hedberg Public Library. Give Now.
  • Geraldine Hedberg Endowment Fund for the Hedberg Public Library
    Established in 2000 to provide assistance with acquiring furniture and fixtures for the Hedberg Public Library. Established in memory of a Janesville-area philanthropist. Give Now.
  • Alvin & Dorothy Helgesen Family Fund of the Evansville Fund
    Established in 2007 to support educational and other charitable projects and programs in Evansville, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • Janesville Basketball Association Fund
    Established in 2012 to support youth basketball programming in Janesville, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • Janesville Generations Fund
    Established in 2010 to provide lasting support for projects and programs that improve the quality of life in the Janesville area. Give Now.
  • Janesville Education Foundation Endowment Fund
    Established in 2005 to provide lasting support for curriculum pilot projects in the School District of Janesville. Give Now.
  • Janesville Excellence in Education Alumni Fund
    Established in 2010 to support educational opportunities in the high schools of the School District of Janesville. Give Now.
  • Janesville Excellence in Education Special Project Fund
    Established in 2010 to provide support for current educational enhancement in the School District of Janesville not covered by the school budget. Give Now.
  • Janesville Excellence in Education Time to Live Fund
    Established in 2010 to provide financial assistance for drug and alcohol assessments and/or drug screens for students who do not have the ability to pay for such services. Give Now.
  • Janesville Farmers Market Coupon Fund
    Established in 2009 to provide support for lower income individuals and families to purchase fresh, locally grown or produced foods from the Janesville farmers market. Give Now.
  • The Janesville Gazette Good Samaritan Fund
    Established in 1993 to support the needy in the Janesville area, especially at holiday time. Individual contributors are recognized in the newspaper. Give Now.
  • Janesville Performing Arts Center Endowment Fund
    Established in 2007 to support the annual charitable, cultural, educational and recreational programming provided by the Janesville Performing Arts Center. Give Now.
  • Janesville Urban Forestry Alliance
    Established in 1998 to promote and enhance the beauty and general welfare of the urban forest within Janesville, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • Janesville Multicultural Teacher Opportunities Scholarship Fund
    Established in 2008 to provide post-high school educational opportunities to students of color who intend to teach in the School District of Janesville. Give Now.
  • Janesville Presents, Inc. Fund
    Established in 1994 to support current programming interests of the arts organization. Give Now.
  • JTAG Fund
    Established in 1993 to promote and supplement talented and gifted educational opportunities for students and personnel of the Janesville School District. Give Now.
  • Marion J. and Robert C. Lietz Fund
    Established in 1999 in memory of Marion to support the performing arts in Janesville.  Give Now.
  • Alvah Lloyd & Lulu Lloyd Charitable Fund
    Established in 2000 to benefit needy and disadvantaged children in Janesville, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • MacDowell Music Club: Wilna Arthur/Marusia Main Awards
    Established in 1999 to provide awards for Janesville middle and high school students to further their music studies. Give Now.
  • Milton College Preservation Society Endowment Fund
    Established in 2007 to support the cultural and educational programs offered by the Milton College Preservation Society. Give Now.
  • Milton Fund
    Established in 1996 to provide lasting support for the projects and programs that enhance the quality of life in the Milton area. Give Now.
  • Milton Historical Society Fund
    Established in 1998 to support of the organization, preservation and maintenance of the historic buildings and grounds. Give Now.
  • Milton Independence Day Celebration Fund
    Established in 2010 to support the community-wide activities and events in celebration of Independence Day in Milton, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • Milton Public Library Capital Campaign Fund
    Established in 2014 to receive and accept donations by area residents in support of the renovation and expansion of the Milton Public Library.   Give Now.
  • Ruth Ann Montgomery Book Fund
    Established in 2000 to support the purchase of new books and new projects of the Evansville Eager Free Public Library. Created to honor retiring librarian Ruth Ann Montgomery. Give Now.
  • Gertrude Mouat Fund for Preservation of 108 S. Jackson St. Fund
    Established in 1997 to provide support for the restoration and maintenance of the facility and grounds of the 108 S. Jackson St. building and to promote the use of it by community organizations for artistic; literary, musical, historic and educational purposes for the enjoyment and enrichment of the community. Give Now.
  • Dolly Nowlan Fund for Preservation of 108 S. Jackson St. Fund
    Established in 1996 to provide support for the restoration and maintenance of the facility and grounds of the 108 S. Jackson St. building and to promote the use of it by community organizations for artistic; literary, musical, historic and educational purposes for the enjoyment and enrichment of the community. Give Now.
  • Jim “Plugger” Plautz Endowment Fund
    Established in 2013 in memory of Jim “Plugger” Plautz (12/13/1955-02/22/2013) to provide lasting support for the Edgerton community through the grantmaking of the Edgerton Fund. Give Now.
  • Preservation of 108 S. Jackson St. Fund
    Established in 1997 to provide long-term support for the restoration and maintenance of the facility and grounds of the 108 S. Jackson St. building and to promote the use of it by community organizations for artistic; literary, musical, historic and educational purposes for the enjoyment and enrichment of the community. Give Now.
  • Preservation of 108 S. Jackson St. Fund – Special Maintenance
    Established in 2001 to provide support for the restoration and maintenance of the facility and grounds of the 108 S. Jackson St. building and to promote the use of it by community organizations for artistic; literary, musical, historic and educational purposes for the enjoyment and enrichment of the community. Give Now.
  • Rock County Historical Society Endowment Fund
    Established in 2000 to preserve the history and historically significant buildings of Rock County. Give Now.
  • Rock Prairie Montessori Fund
    Established in 1994 to support the start-up, operation and expansion of a pre-kindergarten through elementary Montessori school. Give Now.
  • Rotary Gardens Endowment
    Established in 1993 to support operations, growth, and special projects of this international botanical gardens and environmental center in Janesville, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • Richard & Elaine Strassburg Fund of the Evansville Fund
    Established in 2007 to support the charitable grant-making of the Evansville Fund. Give Now.
  • Millie Tait Charitable Fund of the Evansville Fund
    Established in 2005 to support the charitable grant-making of the Evansville Fund. Give Now.
  • United Arts Alliance, Inc. Fund
    Established in 1998 for support of special and annual projects sponsored by the organization and to promote and encourage greater access and participation in visual, language and performing arts in Janesville, WI. Give Now.
  • Washington Seminar – Les Aspin Fund
    Established in 1995 as a memorial to former Congressman, Les Aspin, to assist Janesville, Wisconsin students with first hand learning opportunities about the democratic process in Washington, D.C. Give Now.
  • Washington Seminar – Richard Scott Herriot Memorial
    Established in 1996 as a memorial to one of the first students of the Washington Seminar, to assist Janesville, Wisconsin students with first hand learning opportunities about the democratic process in Washington, D.C. Give Now.
  • WCATY’s Janesville Area Children of Promise Fund
    Established in 1998 to support annual charitable, cultural, educational and recreational programming by the Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth for students in Janesville, Evansville, Edgerton and Milton. Give Now.
  • Women’s Club Charitable Fund
    Established in 2002 to support preservation, maintenance, and operation of The Women’s Club meeting place at 108 S. Jackson St., Janesville, Wis., and to support charitable projects identified by the organization which improve the quality of life for the community. Give Now.
  • The Women’s Fund
    Established in 1993 to support nonprofit organizations serving the needs of women and girls in Rock County, Wisconsin. Give Now.
  • Zonta Club of Janesville Fund
    Established in 1993 to support charitable projects and emerging community needs as identified by the organization. Give Now.