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McHenry family establishes Science Matters Scholarship Fund at FACF

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Latest News

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.  (Pictured here are two of the McHenry kids – Rebecca and Matt) The Science Matters Scholarship Fund was opened at the Community Foundation earlier this year by the McHenry family whose children all received scholarships from the Community Foundation upon graduating from Fort Atkinson High School. Their generous gift to establish this new scholarship fund was...

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New Scholarship in memory of teacher David Veith

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Latest News

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 members of this year’s graduating class at Fort Atkinson High School. The scholarship will be available to graduating seniors who intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college, majoring in a performing arts or related field. Born and raised in Waterloo, Veith’s passion was teaching....

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Scholarship applications now being accepted for 2018 scholarship season

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in Latest News

Scholarship applications now being accepted for 2018 scholarship season

Fort Scholarships, the online scholarship application website sponsored by the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation, is now open and accepting applications for the 2018 scholarship season. Local students will find Fort Scholarships to be a very convenient one-stop shop where they can review the eligibility requirements for a whole host of local scholarships and then apply for those for which they qualify. Housed on the site are all 36 of the competitive scholarships offered by the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation, plus many of those offered through Fort Atkinson High School. To access the...

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Foundation to bestow Making Fort Special awards on Mode and Winn

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in Latest News

Foundation to bestow Making Fort Special awards on Mode and Winn

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Steve Mode and Joel Winn are the first recipients of the Foundation’s inaugural Making Fort Special Award. The two men will be feted at a special awards reception at the Hoard Museum on Thursday, September 14th from 5 to 7 p.m. For ticket information or to RSVP, contact Foundation administrator Sue Hartwick at (920) 563-3210 or via email at facf@fortfoundation.org. The Making Fort Special award is the brainchild of former Foundation director Phil Niemeyer who wanted to draw attention to those in our community who have...

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Ten students earn Buell Graduate Scholarships

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Latest News

Ten students earn Buell Graduate Scholarships

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation recently awarded Walter and Louise Buell Graduate Scholarships, totaling $16,000, to ten Fort Atkinson students. These scholarships are possible thanks to Louise Buell who directed that, upon her death, the residue of her estate be given to the Community Foundation with half of that gift to be used for scholarships. Buell Graduate Scholarships are available to residents of Fort Atkinson or graduates of Fort Atkinson High School who are enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, in a graduate program at an accredited college or university, leading to a...

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