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Inside MCF

MCF's first 75th Anniversary grant funds a study to envision a new Nolen Waterfront on Lake Monona. 


Evolution Madison

 (May 2017)

MCF's First Grant Celebrating its 75th Anniversary supports a new vision for Law Park called Nolen Waterfront.

MCF Encourages Support of Statewide Donor Tax Credit

 (Mar. 2017)

Madison Community Foundation endorses Endow Wisconsin Tax Credit Initiative.

Local Nonprofit Leader Joins Madison Community Foundation

 (Mar. 2017)

Madison Community Foundation is pleased to welcome David Koehler as its new Vice President of Donor Engagement.


In the Media


Vera Court Neighborhood Center receives $50,000 grant

 (Northside News, June/July 2017)


State Journal editorial: Think big about Madison's waterfront

 Wisconsin State Journal, May 16, 2017


Group's lofty hopes for John Nolen Drive park take first steps

 Wisconsin State Journal, May 16, 2017


The long game: Madison Community Foundation celebrates 75 years by seeding projects for the future

 Isthmus, May 16, 2017


MCF Announces First of 12 Grants to Celebrate 75th Anniversary

 Madison365, May 16, 2017 


Madison Community Foundation Celebrates 75 Years

 WISC-TV3 Live at Four, May 16, 2017


The City That Philanthropy Built

 Madison Magazine, Feb. 2017


The Roots that Keep Us Strong: MCF Celebrates 75 Years

 Madison Essentials, Feb. 2017


American Girl's Fund for Children helps bring Jazz into Madison schools

 WISC-TV3 "Live at Four,"  12/21/16


Madison Community Foundation wraps up 2016 with $640K to nonprofits, 11/15/16


$100K to help women get educated, find jobs, 10/31/16

Money talks above the lip service often payed to making sure all women and girls thrive."

- Neil Heinen, Editorial Director, WISC-TV3

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