Sustainability Grant Awarded to Leadership Door County

The Women’s Fund of Door County has awarded Leadership Door County a Sustainability Grant. This grant will support emerging women leaders in our community.

“Leadership Door County has been exploring Door County and creating an awareness of its resources and services since its inception,” said Patsy Vollrath, Board Member of the Women’s Fund of Door County. “We are pleased to award this grant as Leadership Door County is uniquely qualified to seek emerging female leaders in the community and encourage them to use their developed leadership skills to support the community in addressing key issues and creating and enriching the environment in Door County.”

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Pictured from left to right are Dawn Vandevoort, President of Leadership Door County, and Patsy Vollrath, Secretary of the Women’s Fund of Door County.

Leadership Door County brings together community members who have diverse viewpoints to become stronger leaders and to understand community issues through experiential education. For more information on Leadership Door County, please visit http://leadershipdoorcounty.com/.

The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Education Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, Healthy Water Fund, and Women’s Fund.

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit www.GiveDoorCounty.org.

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County. The Community Foundation was launched in 1999, currently administers more than $22 million in assets, and distributes nearly $2 million to charities in Door County every year.

 

Community Foundation Awards Sustainability Grant to Lakeshore CAP

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded Lakeshore CAP a Sustainability Grant from the Ruth & Hartley Barker Memorial Fund for JAK’s Place.

JAK’s Place, a program of Lakeshore CAP, is a peaceful, quiet place where consumers diagnosed and learning to function with their very individual mental illness diagnosis can find the tools they need to help cope and ultimately recover.

“JAK’s Place serves as a mental health resource providing structured and social programming all facilitated by professional volunteers at no cost to the consumers,” said Kacie Mueller, Community Relations Officer at the Door County Community Foundation. “Last year, they served over 200 community members and we are pleased to support the mission of JAK’s Place, as well as their future consumers.”

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From left to right, Kacie Mueller, Community Relations Officer of the Door County Community Foundation, and Jane Herlitz, JAK’s Place Program Director.

JAK’s Place is Lakeshore CAP’s unique local response to the shortage of mental health facilities and practitioners in rural Northeastern Wisconsin.  Known as a mental health drop in center, JAK’s Place empowers adults with diagnosed mental illness by building support and providing the resources to move toward recovery.

For more information about JAK’s Place, please call (920) 818-0525 or visit https://lakeshorecap.org/jaks-place/.

The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Education Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, Healthy Water Fund, and Women’s Fund.

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit www.GiveDoorCounty.org.

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County. The Community Foundation was launched in 1999, currently administers more than $22 million in assets, and distributes nearly $2 million to charities in Door County every year.

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Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center Receives Grant from Community Foundation

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center a Sustainability Grant from the Ruth and Hartley Barker Memorial Fund for the Door County Wayfinding Initiative. This initiative will link our communities together as a unified and economically strong destination experience through the use of vehicular and/or pedestrian wayfinding signage.

“We are pleased to support this Door initiative,” said Marcia Smith, Chair of the Door County Community Foundation. “To have the continuity throughout the peninsula and onto Washington Island would help enrich the visitors’ experience.”

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Pam Seiler, Executive Director of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center and Marcia Smith, Chair of the Door County Community Foundation.

The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC) is dedicated to promoting Sturgeon Bay as Door County’s premier destination to live, work, stay and play. For more information on the SBVC, please call  920-743-6246 or visit https://www.sturgeonbay.net/

The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Education Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, Healthy Water Fund, and Women’s Fund.

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit www.GiveDoorCounty.org.

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County. The Community Foundation was launched in 1999, currently administers more than $22 million in assets, and distributes nearly $2 million to charities in Door County every year.

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Community Foundation Awards Sustainability Grant to FISC

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded FISC Consumer Credit Counseling of Door County, Inc. a Sustainability Grant from Martha Cherry Fund, the Elizabeth “Betty” Lawrence Human Services Fund, and the Health and Human Needs Fund.

FISC provides confidential, non-judgmental 1-1 budget & credit, homebuyer & student loan counseling & education to residents of all income levels and issues.

“FISC helps families and individuals in our community improve the quality of their lives by teaching financial literacy and providing tools to promote the application of sound financial principles,” said Rob Davis, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation. “The Community Foundation is proud to support FISC and its mission.”

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Pictured: Leslie Boden, Executive Director of FISC, and Rob Davis, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation, Inc.

FISC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit budget and credit counseling agency and the only agency of its kind serving Door County. Theu are a licensed consumer credit counseling service, accredited by the Council on Accreditation and a member of the National Foundation for Consumer Credit. Money Management Counselors powered by FI$C/CCCS opened in Door County in 1994.

 

For more information FISC, please call (920) 743-1862 or visit https://www.moneymanagementcounselors.com/.

 

The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Education Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, Healthy Water Fund, and Women’s Fund.

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit www.GiveDoorCounty.org.

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County. The Community Foundation was launched in 1999, currently administers more than $22 million in assets, and distributes nearly $2 million to charities in Door County every year.

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Community Foundation Awards Sustainability Grant to the Door County Medical Center Foundation

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded the Door County Medical Center Foundation a Sustainability Grant from the John and Nell Herlache Community Impact Fund and the Bernice and Gene Hawkins Charitable Fund for the Ministry Fund.

The Ministry Fund Program is an initiative to improve the health and well-being of the people in Door County, especially the poor and vulnerable. In 2016, the Ministry Fund helped nearly 1,000 individuals in our community and distributed over $54,000 worth of assistance.

“The Ministry Fund, also known as Katie’s Fund, is a safety net when there is no other help available,” said Patrick O’Hern, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation. “The Community Foundation is proud to support the Ministry Fund which provides one-time assistance to help Door County residents overcome a crisis.”

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From left to right, Kate Graf, Social Worker and Founder of the Door County Medical Center Foundation’s Ministry Fund, and Patrick O’Hern, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation.

Since its founding 16 years ago, Door County Medical Center’s (DCMC) Ministry Fund has given more than $500,000 to local individuals struggling to meet their basic needs. Funds are given to patients in need of everything from durable medical equipment to prescription medications. The fund also provides help in paying utility bills or getting transportation to receive medical care, or finding temporary shelter while receiving medical treatment.

 

For more information about the Door County Medical Center Foundation, please call (920) 746-1071 or visit www.ministryhealthy.org/DCMH/home/Foundation.org.

 

The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Education Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, Healthy Water Fund, and Women’s Fund.

 

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit www.GiveDoorCounty.org.

 

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County. The Community Foundation was launched in 1999, currently administers more than $22 million in assets, and distributes nearly $2 million to charities in Door County every year.

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Community Foundation Awards Sustainability Grant to the Gibraltar, Sevastopol, Southern Door, and Sturgeon Bay School Districts

The Door County Community Foundation has awarded Gibraltar, Sevastopol, Southern Door, and Sturgeon Bay School Districts a sustainability grant from the Ruth and Hartley Barker Memorial Fund, the Children and Youth Fund, and Arts Endowment Fund. This grant supports a visit from children’s book author, Lisa Wheeler.

Michigan author Lisa Wheeler will spend one day at each of the four Door County mainland school districts to give presentations to students in grades K-8. Wheeler has written over 35 picture books including the popular Dino series about dinosaurs playing various sports.

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“In her school talks, Lisa Wheeler will share her research process with students and talk about how even fiction stories need research,” said Marcia Smith, Chair of the Door County Community Foundation. “Getting these children excited about the writing process at a young age sets them up to enjoy reading and writing for a lifetime. We are pleased to contribute to that fundamental joy.”

The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Education Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, Healthy Water Fund, and Women’s Fund.
The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Education Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, Healthy Water Fund, and Women’s Fund.

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit http://www.GiveDoorCounty.org.

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County. The Community Foundation was launched in 1999, currently administers more than $22 million in assets, and distributes nearly $2 million to charities in Door County every year.

Community Foundation Awards Sustainability Grant to the Door Community Auditorium

The Door County Community Foundation has awarded the Door Community Auditorium a sustainability grant from the Ruth and Hartley Barker Memorial Fund. This grant a ticketing and data management software upgrade.

“The Door Community Auditorium is the peninsula’s year-round’ venue for performing arts, entertainment, cultural and educational activities,” said Kacie Mueller, Community Relations Officer of the Door County Community Foundation. “From national touring acts, to community partnerships and school events, DCA serves as a center to enrich and entertain the community. We are pleased to provide this grant to support a software upgrade for a wonderful organization.

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Pictured, from left to right are Alan Kopischke, Production Manager of DCA, Kacie Mueller, Community Relations Officer of the Door County Community Foundation, and Cari Lewis, Executive Director of DCA.

Home of unforgettable experiences, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) is Door County’s year-round venue for performing arts, entertainment, cultural and educational activities. DCA is recognized as a 501(c)3 organization and supported by Door County visitors and residents through ticket sales, sponsorship, membership and volunteer labor. For more information on the Door Community Auditorium, please visit http://www.dcauditorium.com

The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Education Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, Healthy Water Fund, and Women’s Fund.

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit www.GiveDoorCounty.org.

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County. The Community Foundation was launched in 1999, currently administers more than $22 million in assets, and distributes nearly $2 million to charities in Door County every year.