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  • Waukesha County Community Foundation

    2727 N. Grandview Blvd.

    Suite 122

    Waukesha, WI  53188

    P: 262-513-1861

    www.waukeshafoundation.org


  • Member Spotlight

  • Did You Know?

    • The WCCF was founded in 1999 by a group of community leaders who had a philanthropic vision of keeping county donations here in Waukesha County. We are located in an office facility in Waukesha.

    • We are celebrating 15 years of charitable giving in Waukesha County.

    • Our 15th anniversary video showcasing the WCCF can be accessed through our website and YouTube.

    • The WCCF has over $38 million in assets. More than $17.5 million in grants have been dispersed since 2000 and over $2.1 million in grants were awarded in 2014. The WCCF has over 280 funds.

    • You can start your own fund with a $1,000 gift and make future gifts until it reaches funding levels.

    • Each year, the WCCF accepts grant proposals from qualified 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organizations.









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  • The Waukesha County Community Foundation is a pool of permanent endowment and project funds created primarily by and for the people of Waukesha County to provide grant support to charitable organizations in the county.

     

    Our goal is to make charitable giving easy. We can assist you and your financial advisor to create a gift plan to meet both your personal and financial needs, and all your charitable intentions. Gifts to the WCCF receive the maximum tax advantages for income, gift and estate tax purposes. We maximize charitable assets by offering low fees and fewer administrative burdens.

     

    The WCCF offers these types of charitable funds: Donor Advised, Donor Designated, Unrestricted Named, Field of Interest, Artesian, Administrative Endowment, Project and Agency Endowments. Cash, public stock, closely-held stock, bonds, real estate, retirement plan assets are the most common ways to establish a fund with the WCCF.

     

    Our core reach includes arts and culture, education, health and human services, environment and conservation, community development and historic preservation.

     

    The WCCF adheres to the highest standards of professional excellence. We are in compliance with the Council on Foundations National Standards for quality operations, donor service and accountability in the community foundation sector.

     

     

    The Waukesha County Community Foundation Board of Directors.



    Each year, the Waukesha County Community Foundation presents the Celebration of Giving award for outstanding philanthropic leadership in Waukesha County. WCCF co-founders Bryce Styza and Peter Lettenberger were recipients of the 2015 the Celebration of Giving Award.








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