Category Archives: Featured Fund

Community Enhancement Grants

Purpose The Rusk County Community Foundation Community Enhancement Grant Program provides catalyst funding for small community projects to help Rusk County become a more attractive place to live, work, and play. Grants enhance the quality of life and place in … Continue reading

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Acorn Funds Grow and Give

An Acorn Fund allows people from all walks of life to make a difference…. a little at a time. Here’s how it works. An individual or couple makes a pledge to establish an Acorn Fund and begins making periodic contributions … Continue reading

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The Legacy Circle

The Legacy Circle recognizes a special group of donors who have made a provision in their estate plans to benefit their favorite charitable cause through Rusk County Community Foundation. Including a charitable bequest in your will is a simple way … Continue reading

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NORDA Inc. Non-Traditional Student Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the Norda Scholarship for Adult Returning Students is to grant funds to help defray education and related travel, childcare, or other costs of those students. The Adult Returning Student is a person who is 22 years old … Continue reading

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Dukerschein Scholarship for Flambeau School

Gordon and Beverly (Peterson) Dukerschein established this scholarship in 2009 by creating an endowed fund with the Rusk County Community Foundation. Gordie and Bev Graduated from Flambeau High School in 1973 and their three children are also alumni. Born and … Continue reading

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School District of Ladysmith Educational Enrichment Fund

Why this Fund? Wayne and Carol Gullstad lived in Ladysmith for four years prior to moving to the Seattle area in 1999. They reflect on those years in discussing the events that led to this fund. “Though we were only … Continue reading

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