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Community Grants application deadline coming up on March 15th

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Latest News

Organizations interested in submitting a grant application to the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation are reminded of the upcoming March 15th deadline for requests to be considered at the Foundation’s April 2019 Board of Directors meeting. Should this deadline be missed, the next opportunity to submit an application will be by June 15th to be considered at the Board’s July 2019 meeting. The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation helps to fund projects focused on improving the general quality of life in Fort Atkinson. Grants are generally made only to nonprofit organizations exempt from federal...

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Scholarship application deadline approaches

Posted by on Feb 1, 2019 in Latest News

Scholarship application deadline approaches

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation reminds the public that applications for 34 of its 38 competitive scholarship programs for the 2019-20 academic year are due by 10 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019. Current graduating seniors at Fort Atkinson High school, former graduates, and residents of Fort Atkinson may all be eligible, depending upon the criteria attached to each scholarship. To view all the scholarships offered by the Community Foundation and to see the criteria for each one, visit the foundation’s website at www.fortfoundation.org. After determining their eligibility here,...

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College scholarships available to continuing students

Posted by on Jan 19, 2019 in Latest News

  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 to the scholarship pages. Here they can search for scholarships based on whether they are currently an undergraduate or graduate student. There are also scholarships for continuing vocational or technical school students. Some of the scholarships available to continuing students are featured below. For a full list, please visit the Foundation’s website. Jim and Lee...

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AAUW scholarships for women now available

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Latest News

AAUW scholarships for women now available

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce that three AAUW scholarships, with awards totaling over $20,000 for the 2019-20 school year, are now available to women who either reside in the Fort Atkinson School District, are employed in Fort Atkinson, or are a graduate of Fort Atkinson High School. These three AAUW scholarships – the Second Chance, the Jane Shaw Knox Adopt-a-Student Scholarship, and the Jane Shaw Knox Graduate scholarships – work to provide financial assistance to women at every level of post-secondary education. AAUW’s Second Chance Scholarship is...

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Sue Johnson joins FACF’s Board of Directors

Posted by on Jan 7, 2019 in Latest News

Sue Johnson joins FACF’s Board of Directors

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Sue Johnson has been appointed to serve a five-year term on the organization’s Board of Directors. She was nominated by the Fort Atkinson City Council and will be replacing Mary Behling who has completed her term and who will spend 2019 serving the board as past chairman. “Sue will be a valuable addition to this board,” noted 2018 Foundation Chairman Mary Behling. “Her extensive involvement in the community, her knowledge of local issues, and her financial expertise will serve the Foundation well.” Johnson has been a member...

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