In the News

Classroom Teacher Wish Grants Announced
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce the ten grant recipients from its inaugural 2019 Classroom Teacher Wish grant program. At the start of this school year, public school teachers in the School District of Fort Atkinson had…
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Charitable giving from your IRA
With the recent changes in the tax code, you might be wondering what the most tax-effective ways are to continue to give to your favorite charities. Well, if you are over 70½ and you have an IRA, you have a…
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Bull Family Gift to Scholarship Fund
What a great photo of Orrin and Midge Bull!  Midge passed away this past March and we recently received a generous gift of $20,000 from her estate to augment the Orrin and Margaret Bull Family Scholarship Fund here at our…
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2019 Karrels AP Computer Science Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to the 18 Fort Atkinson High School students who recently earned $1,000 Ed Karrels AP Computer Science Scholarships by completing the AP computer science class at Fort Atkinson High School and by scoring a 3 or higher on the…
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Vance and Lastusky to receive 2019 Making Fort Special awards
Vance and Lastusky to receive 2019 Making Fort Special awards
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce that James Vance and Scott Lastusky are the 2019 recipients of the Foundation’s Making Fort Special award. The two men will be feted at a special awards reception at the Hoard…
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FACF announces grants program for classroom teachers
Are you a classroom teacher or librarian at a public school in Fort Atkinson? Is there something that you wish you had that would really enrich your classroom environment? Well maybe the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation can help with that!…
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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…
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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…
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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
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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,
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