"Without your support, we literally would not be able to put the wheels in motion."

Sarah Horwath, Rockwell School librarian, thanking the Foundation for helping fund 'Books on Bikes' - an innovative project to keep books and students connected during the summer months.

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Mission

The mission of the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is to receive donations for educational, cultural, charitable, or benevolent purposes and use them to  benefit our residents and enhance the quality of life in the Fort Atkinson area.


 

Want to Apply for a Grant?

First review the guidelines here.

If you think your organization and project would qualify, please contact Sue Hartwick, program administrator, at (920) 563-3210 or via email at facf@fortfoundation.org, in order to request an application.


 

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Latest News

  • Hundt receives Medical Careers Scholarship

    The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is proud to award a $5,000 Medical Careers Scholarship to Shalane Hundt. Hundt, a 2011 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2015 and was immediately accepted into Marquette University’s School of Dentistry. This fall, Read more…

  • Rutledge Scholarship recipients announced

    The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation recently awarded three Ralph and Clara Rutledge Memorial Scholarships, totaling $7,000 to former Fort Atkinson High School graduates Erica Vander Mause, Olivia Nichols and Alexis Kent. Ralph and Clara Rutledge were Read more…

  • Lyon earns Harrison Education Scholarship

    The Directors of the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation have awarded a $2,000 Eileen Harrison Education Scholarship to Fort Atkinson agriculture teacher, Shannon Lyon. A 2000 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, Lyon earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture education from Read more…

  • Martinez, Yang, Stiles and Compas earn Vance Scholarships

    The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to award $12,000 in scholarships to four local students from its Jim and Lee Vance Scholarship Fund. The Vance Scholarship Fund was established at the Foundation in 2015 thanks to Read more…

  • Compas receives Knapp Scholarship

    The Board of Directors of the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded a $3,000 Robert and Judith Knapp Scholarship to John Compas. Compas, a 2015 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, will be Read more…

  • Scholarships available for continuing students

    The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation offers a number of scholarships for students who are already attending college. Continuing students should visit the Foundation’s website, www.fortfoundation.org, and follow the link Read more…

  • Voc Tech Scholarships available

    The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is now accepting online applications for 36 different scholarships available to Fort Atkinson students. Some of these scholarships are open to students planning to pursue a post-secondary education at a vocational or technical school and four scholarships are designed exclusively for such students. They Read more…

  • Loren Gray to join Foundation Board of Directors

    The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Loren Gray has been appointed to serve a five-year term on the organization’s Board of Directors, beginning in 2018. He was nominated by Read more…

  • McHenry family establishes Science Matters Scholarship Fund at FACF

    Science Matters, a new scholarship being offered by the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation, is now available to graduating seniors at Fort Atkinson High School, thanks to the kindness of the McHenry family of Fort Atkinson. The Science Matters Scholarship Fund was opened at the Community Foundation earlier this year by Read more…

  • New Scholarship in memory of teacher David Veith

    The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of a new scholarship fund to its portfolio. The David F. Veith Memorial Scholarship Fund, opened in memory of former Fort Atkinson High School teacher David Veith, will be offering a new Veith Performing Arts Scholarship to Read more…