In the News (page 6)

Lee Vance leaves enduring gift to Foundation
It is scholarship season at the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation and hence a perfect time to acknowledge the very generous gift behind the Foundation’s newest scholarship fund. Before her death in August of 2015, Lee Vance worked with her husband,
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Boys & Girls Club receives Foundation grant
Sue Hartwick, program administrator for the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation, recently visited the Boys & Girls Club’s Barrie School site to give Club Director Alicia Norris the Foundation’s second installment of their three-year, $60,000 grant that made it possible for
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Housley appointed to Foundation Board
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Scott Housley has been appointed to serve a five-year term on the organization’s Board of Directors. He was nominated by PremierBank and will be replacing W. Phil Niemeyer who has
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AAUW Scholarships offered by Fort Foundation
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce three scholarships being offered by the Fort Atkinson chapter of the American Association of University Women. These three AAUW scholarships - the Second Chance, the Jane Shaw Knox Adopt-a-Student Scholarship, and
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Foundation helps fund new Embraced Playground at Jones Park
A special new playground in Jones Park was dedicated on Thursday night, October 15, 2015. Designed expressly for youngsters aged one to five, the new playground was spearheaded by Laura Becker and the Embraced organization to be a visual focal
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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
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Foundation announces recent grants
Community Grant awards totaling $37,500 were recently awarded by the Community Foundation's Board of Directors at its spring 2015 meeting. Recipients of these grants are Continue reading “Foundation announces recent grants”…
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Wallace joins Foundation board
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Kristin Wallace has been appointed to serve a five-year term on the organization’s Board of Directors. She was nominated by the Fort Atkinson School District and will be replacing Continue
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Foundation awards Karrels Scholarships
he Directors of the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation are pleased to announce that nine Fort Atkinson students have earned $1,000 Ed Karrels Computer Science Scholarships to help them finance their college education. The recipients of the 2014 awards are Continue
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New Trailway Park opens
A Foundation grant of $15,000 helped the members of Project Lead develop a new 1.27 acre Trailway Park in the city’s Koshkonong Estates subdivision. The City of Fort Atkinson had the land set aside for a park but Continue reading
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