The Foundation was established with the mission to enhance the lives of those who live in the DeForest area. Grants have been awarded to various non-profit groups.
RECENT GRANT APPLICATIONS APPROVED:
$10,000 to the DeForest Police Dept Canine unit
$1,000 to Blessing in a Backpack
March 2023: $12,000 to the DeForest Area Public Library for updating cabinets in the children's room; and $14,000 to improve lightning at the DeForest Area Community and Senior Center.
Over the last 10 years over $60,000 in scholarships for DeForest Area High School graduates.
An additional $250,000 awarded for a variety of projects and causes, including:
DeForest Area Community and Senior Center
Friends of the Yahara River Foundation
Veteran's Memorial Park
Token Creek Watershed
DAHS Swing Choir
DASD Big Hill Environmental Center
DAHS Project Graduation