Celebrating 15 Years of Enriching Our Community

Funds

Helping Hands Fund

“Helping Hands Fund”? “Good Samaritan Fund”? We weren’t sure what to call this fund when we started it but we knew we wanted to “be there” when our friends and neighbors in Rusk County were in need. Although this fund is very new we have big

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Administrative/Operating/RCCF General Endowment 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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Kyle Kempen Memorial Scholarship Fund

Kyle Kempen was a fun loving teenager who spent his time with friends and playing sports. He exemplified the example of being a good sport by showing good sportsmanship at every turn.   Although he disliked homework, he loved school and knew the importance of a

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Dan Glaze Memorial Scholarship Fund

Luke Klink – Ladysmith News A Rusk County Sheriff’s Deputy was shot and killed while on-duty 5 years ago, and his name endures through a scholarship fund named in his honor. The Dan Glaze Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to high school graduates interested in pursuing

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Anita & George Lawrence Covenant Fund (LEEF)

In 2018, the Anita and George Lawrence Covenant Fund was established with the Rusk County Community Foundation as a Designated Endowment Fund (LEEF). When George was asked why they established this fund, he shared the following: “We all want our children to make good choices but

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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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