Winneconne Area Community Foundation

PLANNING FOR THE GOLDEN YEARS: Protecting You and Your Assets    
Join local attorneys Emily Dunham and Jillayne Verich on Tuesday, May 7 to learn about medical assistance planning, powers of attorney for finances and health care, and estate planning strategies. This is a complimentary, educational presentation  hosted by the Winneconne Area Community Foundation. Refreshments will be served.


The Winneconne Area Community Foundation is celebrating 10 years of impact! 
Join us in celebration of this milestone on Sunday, October 13, 2024, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Winneconne Community Arts Center within Winneconne High School. The event is open to the Winneconne community and will include live music by Copper Box, a light lunch, children’s activities, and more!


Imagine your community in 25 years. 50 years. 100 years. You can help strengthen your community for the years ahead. The Winneconne Area Community Foundation provides a simple, effective way for you to invest in the community’s future. Whether it’s the arts, youth, education, faith, environment, health, scholarships, or the community itself, the Foundation can help you make a lasting gift to benefit your favorite causes. The Foundation is here to be your charitable giving partner, helping you to get the most from your charitable dollars and making your giving more effective and enjoyable.

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  • Kelly Angell
  • Barbara Biggar
  • John Broderick, President
  • Cary Garofalo
  • Scott Holland
  • Peggy Larson, Secretary
  • Samuel McGinnis
  • Paul Olson
  • Kate Pfaendtner
  • Katie Sharratt
  • Rose Unser
  • Jill Verich
  • Craig F. Wiedemeier



Individuals, families, and organizations establish charitable funds with us to give back to the community in ways that help others today and for future generations. It’s easy to start a fund to reflect your own charitable interests with a gift of cash, stock, real estate, or almost any asset. You can also donate to an existing fund that supports something you’re passionate about. 

To search for Winneconne Area Community Foundation funds, click here and use the “Choose Affiliate Partner” dropdown.



Donating online is simple, convenient, and safe. You can be assured that your personal information will not be compromised.  If you’re more comfortable mailing your contribution, please mail to the address below.



The Winneconne Area Community Foundation offers two competitive grant opportunities for charitable organizations serving Winneconne residents.

Grants from the Winneconne Area Community Impact Fund support specific projects or new programs for which a moderate amount of grant money can make a significant impact on an area of need. Grants are made for a broad range of purposes to a wide variety of charitable organizations in the focus areas of arts and culture, community development, education, environment, health and human services.

Grants from the Winneconne Basic Needs Fund are invested in programs that meet the basic needs, including food, clothing and shelter, of Winneconne area residents.

Click here to learn more and/or apply.


The Foundation can tailor your gift to fit your charitable interests and financial situation. You can make your gift using a variety of assets, including the following:

Cash on Stocks
Life Insurance
Retirement Assets
Charitable Trusts
Life Estates

Donors enjoy maximum tax advantages for their gifts, as well. Call 920-426-3993 for details about your giving options. Your unrestricted gift allows the Foundation to address emerging needs in our community through an open grant process.

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation
P.O. Box 476
Winneconne, WI 54986-0476