Community Foundation Awards Sustainability Grant to the United Way of Door County

The Door County Community Foundation has awarded a Sustainability Grant to the United Way of Door County from the Ruth & Hartley Barker Memorial Fund, the Carol Coryell Charitable Fund, and the Health & Human Needs Fund. This grant supports the STRIDE Program.

STRIDE (Strengthening Trust and Resilience, Instilling Independence, and Discovering Empowerment) is an initiative dedicated to removing barriers to access quality mental health treatment for Door County youth.

“The overall focus of the program is to provide mental health services, utilizing mental health providers, on-site in all five Door County schools during school hours,” said Kacie Mueller, Community Relations Officer of the Door County Community Foundation. “We are pleased to support this initiative which will support the students of Door County.”

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Pictured is Dakota Londo, Community Impact Coordinator for United Way of Door County.

The mission of United Way of Door County is to build a community where all people can achieve their full potential through education, financial stability and healthy lifestyles. For more information on The Ridges Sanctuary, please visit www.unitedwaydc.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 the 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 Northern Sky Theater

The Door County Community Foundation has awarded the Ridges Sanctuary a Sustainability Grant from the Arts Fund. This grant supports a hearing loop for Northern Sky’s new creative campus.

“It is important that folks of all abilities are able to enjoy Northern Sky’s special brand of music theater,” said Rob Davis, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation. “We are pleased to support the hearing loop which magnetically transmits sound to hearing aids and cochlear implants so that guests with hearing loss can receive clear, customized sound inside their ears.”

 

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Pictured from left to right are Rob Davis, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation, and Holly Feldman, Director of Development and Public Relations at Northern Sky Theate

The mission of Northern Sky Theater is to create, develop and present professional musical and dramatic productions that will further the knowledge and appreciation of the culture and heritage of the United States.

For more information on Northern Sky Theater, please visit http://www.northernskytheater.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 the 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 The Ridges Sanctuary

The Door County Community Foundation has awarded the Ridges Sanctuary a Sustainability Grant from the Carol Coryell Charitable. This grant supports the Washington Island Environmental Education Pilot Program. The pilot program with Washington Island school will connect concepts learned in the classroom with place-based environmental education.

“The goal of the program is to inspire students to love and care for the places they call home. The benefits of place-based education for students are immeasurable,” said Kacie Mueller, Community Relations Officer of the Door County Community Foundation. “We are excited to support this program that will teach students about the habitat while instilling a sense of environmental consciousness through education.”

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Pictured from left to right are Kacie Mueller, Community Relations Officer of the Door County Community Foundation, and Anna Foster, Ridges Environmental Interpreter at The Ridges.

 

The mission of The Ridges is to protect the Sanctuary and inspire stewardship of natural areas through programs of education, outreach and research. For more information on The Ridges Sanctuary, please visit www.ridgessanctuary.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 the 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 Door-Tran

The Door County Community Foundation has awarded Door-Tran a Sustainability Grant from the John and Nell Community Impact Fund, the Door County Kairos Fund, and the Women’s Fund of Door County. This grant supports the Half-Price Travel Vouchers Program, in partnership with the Door County Medical Center, which assists patients in getting home from the hospital when only a private taxi service is available. Through the program, Door-Tran provides the Emergency Service Department vouchers that they can use to authorize trips with a private taxi provider that operates outside Door-Trans normal business hours.

“One of Door-Tran’s main strengths is the role it continues to play as the central coordinator and catalyst for addressing the highly complex problems of available, affordable, and accessible transportation for a diverse and widespread number of Door County residents,” said Dick Egan, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation. “We are pleased to provide this grant to an organization that is doing such great work in our community.”

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Pictured from left to right are Nikki Voight, Mobility Manager Assistant, and Dick Egan, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation.

Door-Tran is a creative community network dedicated to connecting people to transportation services that are affordable, available, and accessible.  For more information on Door-Tran, visit www.door-tran.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 the 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 HELP of Door County

The Door County Community Foundation recently HELP of Door County a Sustainability Grant from the Carol Coryell Scholarship Fund for Deserving Students. This grant supports the Voices of Men educational effort.

Voices of Men focuses on engaging men and boys in the work of ending sexual assault and domestic violence.

“Domestic violence and sexual assault are often thought of as women’s issues,” said Roger Johnson, Board member of the Door County Community Foundation. “Voices of Men works to change that perception and get people thinking about these as human issues and we are pleased to provide this grant in support of that mission.”

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From left to right are Roger Johnson, Board member of the Door County Community Foundation, Steve Vickman, Executive Director of HELP of Door County.  

HELP of Door County provides services and programs throughout the Door County Peninsula to victims of domestic abuse. They work to improve the well-being and dignity of individuals, families, and intimate relationships. HELP of Door County does this by supporting and enhancing their strengths to reduce the incidence of violence and conflict within their relationships. HELP does not provide counseling but they are here to listen without judgment, support without blaming and empower victims through advocacy and information. Due to the generosity of our community, all victim services are free and confidential. For more information on HELP of Door County, please visit http://helpofdoorcounty.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 Open Door Bird Sanctuary

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded the Open Door Bird Sanctuary a Sustainability Grant from the Bernice & Gene Hawkins Charitable Fund. This grant supports the Birds Are for Everyone program.

The Birds Are for Everyone program allows local organizations to enjoy presentations made by the Open Door Bird Sanctuary at a significant discount while maintaining the fee structure which covers the costs of operations.

“The Open Door Bird Sanctuary raises avian awareness and inspires coexistence with the rich natural world of Door County,” said Marcia Smith, Chair of the Door County Community Foundation. “We are pleased to provide this grant which will expand the reach of the Open Door Bird Sanctuary and inspire new audiences who might not otherwise have the opportunity to experience a program.”

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From left to right, Rob Hults, Executive Director of Open Door Bird Sanctuary, Marcia Smith, Chair of the Door County Community Foundation, and Jillaine Burtin, CFO of the Open Door Bird Sanctuary.

Open Door Bird Sanctuary is a 34-acre sanctuary that provides homes for un-releasable birds of prey. They become incredible ambassadors of the environment and work with us to inspire and educate the public both at the sanctuary and at many other locations.

For more information on the Open Door Bird Sanctuary, please visit www.OpenDoorBirdSanctuary.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 Door County Master Gardeners

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded Door County Master Gardeners Association a Sustainability Grant from Green Fund and the Clifford and Clara Herlache Heritage Foundation for the Door County Seed Library (DCSL).

DCSL is a free seed lending program where participants can learn about gardening, grow a bounty of food and flowers, and save seeds for the next season.

“The Door County Seed Library is a repository of open-pollinated vegetable, herb, and flowering seeds that participants can ‘check out’ for free and grow at home.” said Kacie Mueller, Community Relations Officer of the Door County Community Foundation. “We are pleased to support a program and hope that the benefits of the Seed Library will ripple through our community as more and more residents become aware of the importance of eating wholesome food.”

From left to right, Kacie Mueller, Community Relations Officer of the Door County Community Foundation, Penne Wilson, Door County Seed Library Team Lead, and Jeanne Vogel Door County Master Gardeners President.

The Door County Master Gardeners Association, Inc., in partnership with UW-Extension, shall strive to make a positive impact on horticulture in our community through education, community outreach and stewardship of our environment. To learn more about the Door County Master Gardeners, please visit www.dcmg.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.