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To make your gift online using a credit card, use the search feature to find a fund. If the desired fund is not listed, or you have any questions, contact us at 608-758-0883 or by email at info@cfsw.org.

All funds are component funds of Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc. CFSW is a 501(c)(3) organization and has exclusive legal control over the contributed assets. Federal EIN 39-1711388 Once you complete your gift, you will receive an email confirmation of the donation.

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Unrestricted Funds support the management, general grantmaking, and special projects for CFSW throughout the southern Wisconsin region.
  Donate Bill and Marge Kersten Fund
  Donate Community Enhancement Fund
An undesignated endowment for grantmaking needs as identified by the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin Board of Directors.
  Donate Legacy Endowment for Operations
The Legacy Endowment for Operations Fund was established by our Board of Directors to enable us to build a strong and sustainable infrastructure in order to provide programs and services that will have the greatest impact. By supporting general operating needs, you help us strengthen our donor relationships and grant-making abilities, putting CFSW in even better position to support our mission for years to come!
  Donate Operating Fund
To support operations and services of the Community Foundation and projects at the discretion of the Board of Directors.
  Donate Wanner Legacy Endowment for Operations
Established to provide annual support for the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc.
Community Funds (CF) support the betterment of the community. Each CF has a volunteer advisory board of local members who annually encourage support of the fund and recommend grants. These grants are awarded to community projects and programs.
  Donate Argyle Community Fund
The Argyle Community Fund is a permanent endowment created to enhance and improve the quality of life in the Argyle area. Each year a portion of the Fund’s earnings are returned to the community in the form of grants.
  Donate Benton Community Fund
The Benton Community Fund was established to provide a permanent endowment for the support of the community. Using a portion of its earnings, the Fund annually awards grants to local organizations striving to improve and enhance life in Benton.
  Donate Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund
The Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund is a permanent endowment created in 2007 to provide support for the people of Hollandale, Blanchardville, and the surrounding area. Each year the Fund gives back a portion of its earnings in the form of grants to qualified organizations serving the community.
  Donate Crawford County Community Fund
The Crawford County Community Fund was established in 2008 as a permanent endowment for the benefit of the County. The Fund’s mission is to support economic development in the County. Once per year, a portion of the Fund’s earnings are returned to area communities in the form of grants for projects consistent with the Fund’s mission.
  Donate Darlington Area Community Fund
Established in 1999, the Darlington Area Community Fund is a permanent, unrestricted endowment created to serve the Darlington area. Each year a portion of the Fund’s earnings are given back to the community in the form of grants
  Donate Edgerton Community Fund
Established in 2001, the Edgerton Community Fund is a permanent financial resource for the Edgerton community and a means for Edgerton supporters to match their philanthropy to community needs. Each year a portion of the Fund’s earnings are given back to the community in the form of grants.
  Donate Elkhorn Community Fund
The Elkhorn Fund was established in 2007 as a means for current and former residents to give back to the community through charitable contributions. Donations to the Elkhorn Fund are placed into a permanent endowment fund. A percentage of the Fund’s earnings are given back to the community annually in the form of grants to Elkhorn-area non-profit organizations.
  Donate Evansville Fund
Founded in 1996, the Evansville Fund is a permanent, charitable endowment created to support the community of Evansville. The Fund gives back a portion of its annual earnings in the form of grants to support the arts, education, health and human services and historic preservation.
  Donate Janesville Generations Fund
Formerly known as the Janesville Community Fund, the Janesville Generations Fund is an endowment fund established to ensure a vibrant Janesville now, and for generations to come, with the support of donors who are inspired to leave a lasting legacy in the community. The Janesville Generations Fund oversees grant distribution from five funds established to benefit Janesville.
  Donate Lancaster Community Fund
The Lancaster Community Fund is a permanent unrestricted charitable endowment dedicated to serving the Lancaster community. The Fund provides means for individuals, organizations, and businesses to support their charitable interests. Annually, a portion of the Fund’s earnings are given back to the community in the form of grants that support the elderly, historic preservation, the arts, the environment, and education.
  Donate Milton Fund
The Milton Fund was established in 1996 as a means for current and former residents to give back to the community through charitable contributions. Donations to the Milton Fund are placed into a permanent endowment fund. A percentage of the Fund’s earnings are given back to the community annually in the form of grants. Grants are awarded to support historical and environmental preservation, education, health care, youth programs and the elderly.
  Donate Mineral Point Community Fund
The mission of the Mineral Point Community Foundation is to invest resources in Mineral Point and in its schools to meet changing charitable, educational, civic, historical, and cultural needs.The Mineral Point Community Endowment is a permanent endowment created in 2016 to provide support for people, projects, and plans of Mineral Point. Each year the endowment gives back a portion of its earnings in the form of grants to qualified organizations serving the community.
  Donate Monroe Fund
The Monroe Fund is a permanent endowment fund established by current and former residents in 1996. The Fund provides a means for Monroe supporters to match their philanthropy to the needs of the community. Each year the Fund gives a percentage of its earnings back to the community in the form of grants that enhance the area’s quality of life.
  Donate New Glarus Community Fund
The New Glarus Community Foundation is a charitable endowment created in 1996 by and for the people of New Glarus. Each year a portion of the Foundation’s earnings are given back to the community in the form of grants supporting the arts, education, health care, youth, elderly programs, the environment, and historic preservation.
  Donate Platteville Community Fund
The Platteville Community Fund is a permanent, unrestricted, charitable endowment created in 2002 to serve the Platteville area. Annually a portion of the Fund’s earnings are given back to the community in the form of grants. The Fund supports community projects that enhance the arts, education, health and human services, the environment, and historic preservation.
  Donate Shullsburg Community Fund
The Shullsburg Community Fund was established in 2004 to provide a permanent funding source for projects and programs that improve the quality of life in and around the city. A portion of the Fund’s earnings are given back to the community each year in the form of grants for projects that enhance the life of the community.
  Donate South Wayne Area Community Fund
Established in 1998, the South Wayne Area Community Fund is a way for current and former residents of the South Wayne area to give lasting charitable gifts to their community. Each year a portion of the Fund’s earnings are available to be reinvested in the community.
Excellence in Education and Field of Interest Funds support charitable organizations in a specific fields of service, geographic areas or other designations.
  Donate Argyle Excellence in Education Endowment Fund
Provides long-term support through grants made to the Argyle Public School District for projects and programs suggested by teachers, support staff and/or administrators for innovative and creative educational opportunities, as well as current program enhancements.
  Donate Belmont Excellence In Education Endowment Fund
This fund was established in December of 2013 and provides long-term support to the Belmont Public School District through grants suggested by teachers, support staff and/or administrators for innovative and creative educational opportunities, current program enhancements and other educational needs not met within school budgets.
  Donate Black Hawk Excellence in Education Endowment Fund
Established in 2005 by the South Wayne Community Fund Advisory Board to support enhanced educational opportunities in the Black Hawk Schools. The Classes of 1970 and 1975 started raising these funds during their 2005 class reunions.
  Donate Darlington Excellence in Education Endowment Fund
Established in 2003 to support educational programs and projects serving Darlington, WI.
  Donate Hillsboro Excellence In Education Endowment Fund
This fund was established in July of 2012 and provides private resources to enhance the educational projects and programs of the Hillsboro School District, Hillsboro, WI
  Donate Hillsboro Excellence In Education Special Projects Fund
Provides private resources to enhance educational projects and programs of the Hillsboro School District
  Donate IGEF Excellence in Education Endowment Fund
This fund was established in 2000 to encourage support for projects and programs that enhance the students' education, provide support for programs that are underfunded or create funding opportunities for programs that do not have tax support.
  Donate Janesville Education Foundation Endowment Fund
Advised Field of Interest fund to benefit school children of Janesville WI by enriching curriculum, pilot projects which eventually can be continued through other funding sources, and innovative and creative educational opportunities.
  Donate Mineral Point Schools Excellence in Education Endowment Fund
This fund was established in May of 2016 to receive and accept donations for the support of educational needs in the Mineral Point Schools which are not met through regular educational budgets.
  Donate Monroe Excellence in Education Fund
An endowment for use at the discretion of the School Board to support education-based programs.
  Donate Monticello Excellence in Education Fund
Established in 2006 to support educational projects and programs serving Monticello, WI.
  Donate New Glarus Excellence in Education Fund
Established in 2005 to provide support for enhanced educational opportunities for the New Glarus Public School District #1
  Donate North Crawford Excellence in Education Fund Endowment
To support the educational needs which are not met through regular educational budgets.
  Donate Pecatonica Excellence in Education Endowment Fund
Provides long-term support to the Pecatonica School District through grants suggested by teachers, support staff and/or administrators for innovative and creative educational opportunities, current program enhancements and other educational needs not met within school budgets.
  Donate Platteville Excellence in Education Endowment Fund
The purpose of this fund is to accept donations for support of educational needs in the Platteville School District which are not met through regular educational budgets.
Scholarship Funds support tuition and fees for students enrolled in higher education based on the high school attended, a particular major, financial need, academic performance, extracurricular activities, volunteer/community service, etc.
  Donate Belmont Scholarship Endowment Fund
To provide for post high school educational opportunities for graduating seniors of Belmont High School in Belmont, Wisconsin.
  Donate Hillsboro Scholarship Endowment Fund
To provide for scholarships for graduating seniors of Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, Wisconsin to pursue post high school educational opportunities.
  Donate IGEF Scholarship Endowment Fund, in Honor of Thomas & Mary Jane Limmex
This fund was created to provide post high school educational opportunities for graduating seniors from Iowa-Grant High School.
  Donate North Crawford Scholarship Endowment
To provide for post high school educational opportunities for graduating seniors of North Crawford High School in Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin.
  Donate PHS Scholarship Endowment Fund
This fund was created to provide scholarships for graduating seniors of Platteville High School in Platteville, WI.
Designated Funds support specific charitable organizations selected by the donors at the time each fund is established. Contributions from others to any of these funds are welcome.
  Donate Winskill School-Lancaster Scholastic Endowment Fund
For support of educational needs at the Winskill School in Lancaster, WI, which are not met through regular educational budgets.
Organization Endowment Funds are established by the named charitable organization as a way for them to plan for a more stable financial future. Contributions of any amount are welcome to help these organizations secure long-term stability.
  Donate Argyle EMS Endowment Fund (Org Fund)
Permanenet endowment supporting annual charitable programming provided by Argyle EMS and the changing community needs as identified by the Argyle EMS Board of Directors.
  Donate Behring Senior Center of Monroe Endowment Fund
An endowment fund established for educational and/or charitable projects serving Monroe, WI and other such locations as identified from time to time by the donor.
  Donate Boys & Girls Club of Janesville Fund
Established in 1996 this endowment supports educational and recreation programming and facility and grounds maintenance.
  Donate Dolly Nowlan Fund for Preservation of 108 S. Jackson St.
To restore and maintain the facility and grounds of the 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.
  Donate ECHO Endowment Fund
To assist people who experience emergency or critical financial needs in the Janesville area.
  Donate Friends of Milton Public Library Fund
Established in 1998 to assist with special educational programs and projects identified by the "Friends".
  Donate Friends of Monroe Public Library, Inc. Fund - Org
Established to support projects, programs, facility and grounds of the Monroe Public Library.
  Donate Geraldine Hedberg Endowment Fund for the Hedberg Public Library
Established in memory of Geraldine Hedberg to assist with acquiring furniture and fixtures.
  Donate Gertrude Mouat Fund for Preservation of 108 S. Jackson St.
To restore and maintain the facility and grounds of the 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.
  Donate Green County Food Pantry Endowment Fund - Org
An endowment fund established to receive and accept donations for support of the annual charitable and general operating needs of the organization.
  Donate Green County Historical Society Endowment Fund - Org
To support the annual charitable, cultural, educational and recreational programming provided by the Green County Historical Society and/or the general operating needs of the organization.
  Donate Green County Humane Society Endowment Fund
This fund was established to receive and accept donations by the area citizens for support of the charitable awareness of animal wellness programming within Green County, WI by the Green County Humane Society.
  Donate Green County Veterans Memorial Park Endowment
An endowment fund established to receive and accept donations by area citizens to support the development and maintenance of the Veteran's Memorial Park in Green County, WI.
  Donate Gunderson Stiles Fund for Classical Music
Established as a sub-fund of the MAC FOUNDATION FUND with a gift (to MAC) from Peg Stiles intended to be used to fund a Classical Music Series presented by MAC.
  Donate Healthnet Fund
To support the Janesville-based free health care clinic for low income, uninsured people.
  Donate JPAC Endowment Fund - Org
Established in 2007 to support the annual charitable, cultural, educational and recreational programming provided by the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
  Donate MacDowell Music Club - Wilna Arthur-Marusia Main Awards Org Fund
Established in 1999 to provide awards for Janesville middle and high school students to further their music studies.
  Donate Milton College Preservation Society Endowment Fund - Org
The purpose of this fund is to support charitable, cultural & educational programming for Milton College Preservation.
  Donate Milton Historical Society Fund - Org
Established for operating support of the organization, preservation and maintenance of the historic building and grounds.
  Donate Monroe Arts Center Foundation Fund - Org
This fund was established to support the long term efforts of the Monroe Arts Center in Monroe, WI.
  Donate Monroe High School Instrumental Music Fund
To support Band Room renovation projects.
  Donate Monroe Middle School LMC Endowment Fund
To provide a vehicle for support of special projects and endowment for the Monroe Middle School Library Media Center -- Monroe, WI.
  Donate New Glarus Library Endowment Fund
This fund was created to receive and accept donations by area citizens for support of the annual charitable, cultural, educational and recreational programming provided and general operations of the New Glarus Library.
  Donate Platteville Community Arboretum Endowment Fund - Org
For support of the annual charitable, cultural, educational, environmental and recreational programming provided and operations of the Platteville Community Arboretum.
  Donate Rainbow Childcare Endowment Fund - Org
Established to support long term operations of the organization.
  Donate Rock County Historical Society Endowment Fund - Org
Established in Yr. 2000 to preserve the history and historically significant buildings of Rock Co.
  Donate Rock Prairie Montessori Fund
Support for the start up, operation and expansion of a pre-kindergarten through elementary Montessori school.
  Donate Rotary Gardens Endowment
A permanent endowment to support operations, growth, and special projects of an international botanical gardens and environmental center in Janesville, WI.
  Donate Ruth Ann Montgomery Book Fund
Established in 2000 to honor retiring librarian Ruth Ann Montgomery from the Evansville Eager Free Public Library.
  Donate Swiss Center of NA: Elda Schiesser Strahm Fund
The primary purpose for the earnings from this endowment fund is for the preservation of Swiss memorabilia, documents, and ephemera and/or for the education through projects and programs of the Swiss culture, heritage, and roots in North America. The worthiness of any grant from the Fund shall be determined by the Swiss Center of North America Board of Directors.
  Donate Swiss Center of North America Endowment Fund - Organization Fund
An endowment fund established for the cultural, educational and/or charitable projects and programs, including Swiss culture, heritage and roots serving North America and other such locations as identified from time to time by the Organization.
  Donate Ted and Doris Brown Fund of the Edgerton Fund
The purpose of this Fund is to receive and accept donations in support of City sponsored charitable, cultural, educational and recreational improvements and activities. Grants are not to be used for maintenance or operating expenses.
  Donate Turner Hall Preservation Fund
To support the community cultural center and to promote cultural awareness of the Swiss heritage in the area.
  Donate WCATY's Janesville Area Children of Promise Fund
Established in 1998 to support the WI Center for Academically Talented Youth in Janesville, Evansville, Edgerton and Milton.
  Donate Woman's Club Charitable Fund - ORG
support preservation, maintenance, and operation of meeting place at 108 So. Jackson St., Janesville, WI. and to support charitable projects identified by the organization which improve the quality of life for the community.
  Donate YMCA/William and Joyce Wartmann Minority Assistance Fund
Other Funds