Building Better Tomorrows

“Thank you for the cortyard, for sporting our school, and for the genoris donashin.”
— A Luther Elementary School first-grader, thanking the Foundation for a grant to help transform a neglected school courtyard into a sensory garden space.
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Fort Atkinson Community Foundation


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.

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Review the community grant guidelines here.

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

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Latest News

Sue Harwick
Hartwick Named Executive Director of Foundation
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Sue Hartwick has been named as Executive Director of the Foundation. Hartwick has served the Foundation as the Program Administrator since 2012 and the Board of Directors… Continue reading “Hartwick Named Executive Director of Foundation”…
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Mallory Topel
Topel earns first Fireside Theatre Scholarship
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is proud to announce that the very first recipient of its new $1,000 Fireside Theatre Scholarship is Mallory Topel.  The Fireside Theatre Scholarship Fund was established at the Foundation last year thanks to a generous… Continue reading “Topel earns first Fireside Theatre Scholarship”…
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Foundation extends deadline for voc tech scholarship applications
New this year, the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation has extended its application deadline to April 1st for four of its vocational/technical school scholarship programs. Three of the scholarships are open to graduating seniors at Fort Atkinson High School, or former graduates in some cases, who plan to enroll in a
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Community Grants application deadline coming up on March 15th
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
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