Celebrating 15 Years of Enriching Our Community

Agency Funds

Flambeau Valley Arts Association Fund

The FVAA Fund was established in 2015 to provide financial stability and support for the Flambeau Valley Arts Association. The 501(C)3 organization, which celebrates its 50th season in 2021-22, was created by a group of residents interested in the performing arts. Its mission is to present

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Joseph R. Geisler Scholarship Fund for Bruce Schools

Joseph Raymond Geisler farmed all of his life until retirement in Bruce, Wisconsin. He then became a Certified Nursing Assistant and worked at Rusk County Memorial Hospital.  His nephew Gary Geisler says,  “Joe worked hard, saved his money and didn’t really do things for himself.”  Joe

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Give365Rusk

The idea is simple. You give $365 – a dollar a day – to make our community better.   Each year, we pool all of the GIVE 365 members money. As a member of GIVE 365 you get a vote. Your vote helps decide which non-profit

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Servite Center for Life

 The Servite Center for Life was incorporated in 2002 and closed in December of 2020. The Center, an interfaith ministry, rooted in the Servite tradition, presented spiritual, religious, and educational programs to the people of the Ladysmith and Rusk County area. The public continues to be

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Ladysmith First Church of Christ Endowment Fund

The First Church of Christ in Ladysmith was the beneficiary of an estate.  The donor gave us some suggestions for future use of the funds.  We used the Rusk County Community Foundation as a place to invest and hold the funds for future use.  The First

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Administrative/Operating Fund

On the surface, the RCCF’s Operating Fund does not elicit the “do good” excitement many of our other funds achieve. For example, “helping the poor” (the Dennis Van Wey Legacy Fund) or assisting those with “special needs” (the Shane Jenness Special Needs Fund) would not happen

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Women With Courage Endowment Fund

The Women with Courage Foundation was organized in 2004 by a group of individuals who were interested in offering financial support to cancer patients within Rusk County. Through their dedication and the generosity of many individuals and businesses, they have distributed yearly stipends to people of

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Partners of Rusk County Memorial Fund

The Partners of Rusk County Memorial Fund is a volunteer organization whose mission is to provide support for the health community of Rusk County and the Marshfield Medical Center-Ladysmith and its patients and to the residents of Rusk County.  The Partners have assisted with the purchase of the following items: 

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Rusk County Community Library Endowment Fund

The Rusk County Community Library Foundation originated around the year 2000 with the purpose of building an endowment for future library needs.  Grants were given directly to the library for several small projects until 2010 when we concentrated on building the endowment.  Looking for a more

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