Tag: Winneconne

Agency Fund Holder Spotlight – Friends of the Wolf Wilderness Recreation Trail

Winneconne Area Community Foundation Agency Fund Holder Spotlight: Friends of the Wolf Wilderness Recreation Trail   Mission Statement The Friends of the Wolf Wilderness Recreation Trail (FWWRT) strive to maintain and enhance the trail for present day and future generations. Their mission is to ensure its availability for year round exercise, sporting activities, hunting and fishing, […]

Thermal Imaging Cameras at Winneconne Middle School

Winneconne Middle School students are now using thermal imaging cameras to explore the world of heat and energy thanks to a grant from the Winneconne Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Fund. The cameras are helping to provide students with an understanding of the principles and considerations involved in designing and constructing a model home while […]

Agency Fund Holder Spotlight – Butte des Morts Conservation Club

Winneconne Area Community Foundation   Agency Fund Holder Spotlight: Butte des Morts Conservation Club   Mission Statement In striving to Conserve, Preserve, and Restore the upper Winnebago pool lakes and their tributaries, wetlands, and natural resources, and specifically Terrell’s Island, the Butte des Morts Conservation Club (BDMCC) takes an active approach to environmental issues through […]

Winneconne Area Community Foundation Supports Ruth’s Pantry

At Ruth’s Pantry, Mondays are marked by a flurry of activity with at least six to seven volunteers diligently gather food and supplies for families in need. The pantry, a ministry of Grace Lutheran Church of Winchester, is accessible to the community on Mondays from 9-11 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. During these distribution hours, there is a continuous flow of visitors, with individuals from the Winneconne School District and nearby counties who are seeking assistance.

Norbert Rich School Forest Story Hike Trail

Winneconne students are able to combine exercise, outdoor recreation, and literacy through a story hike trail thanks to a grant from the Winneconne Area Education Fund. The recreation trail, located at the Norbert Rich School Forest, is a designated hiking trail that has 18 permanent structures along the course of the trail, each featuring pages […]

Winneconne Area Community Foundation Fall 2023 Grant Awards

WINNECONNE, Wis. — The Winneconne Area Community Foundation (WACF) invites nonprofit organizations to apply for funding through September 15. Grant support is available from the Winneconne Area Community Impact Fund and Winneconne Basic Needs Fund. Charitable organizations that provide services to residents of the Winneconne Area School District, which includes the Village of Winneconne and […]

Winneconne Foundation Awards Students $44,800 in Scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $44,800 in scholarships to 38 Winneconne High School graduates. Students received scholarships on May 10 during the presentation ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Dana Berger: $500 – Judith Gruszynske […]

An Evening of Jazz

In honor of the Winneconne Area Community Foundation’s 10th anniversary this year, we are highlighting 10 different investments made in our community. One of those was a grant for Water City Jazz Orchestra to work directly with students. Winneconne Middle School and High School jazz band and choir students had the opportunity to work with […]

Oshkosh Foundation Awards $260,400 in Scholarships to High School Graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded over 200 scholarships totaling $260,400 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May. A grand total of $446,650 was awarded to over 300 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($58,200), Neenah Joint […]