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Foundation publishes 2015-16 Annual Report

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Latest News, Uncategorized

Foundation publishes 2015-16 Annual Report

The Community Foundation’s 2015-16 Annual Report is hot off the presses!  Highlights include grant and scholarship distributions totaling $681,691 and the creation of two new scholarship funds – the Make A Difference Scholarship and the Jim and Lee Vance Scholarship funds.  Read the full report here

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Foundation scholarship awards top $275,000 in 2016

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in Latest News, Uncategorized

Foundation scholarship awards top $275,000 in 2016

In 2016, the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation awarded a record 102 scholarships helping 73 different local students pursue their educational dreams at every level. The total amount awarded was a whopping $275,650.  Pictured here is Krista Meinert with the recipient of the Jake Meinert Voc Tech Memorial Scholarship, graduating senior Joseph Borchardt. The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors would like to express their enormous gratitude to all the thoughtful and generous people who have created, or donated to, our scholarship funds. These investments in our citizens, made one person...

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2015 Karrels Computer Science Scholarship recipients

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Latest News, Uncategorized

2015 Karrels Computer Science Scholarship recipients

FACF is proud to announce that 14 Fort Atkinson High School students were awarded the Foundation’s $1,000 Ed Karrels AP Computer Science Scholarship at the August 2015 School Board meeting.  They earned this award by successfully completing the computer science AP class at Fort Atkinson High School and also by passing the computer science AP test with a score of 3, 4, or 5. This unique scholarship, established in October 2011, is funded by a gift to the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation by Edward Karrels, a former graduate of Fort Atkinson High School who parlayed his computer science...

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