Recent News & Updates

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Inside MCF 

Middleton Endowment Announces 10th Anniversary Giving Pledge

(Oct. 2017)

Hurricane Relief Donation Resources for Donors

(Oct. 2017)

Columbus Area Endowment announces 2017 Philanthropists of Year & Annual Event Nov. 4

(Sept. 2017)

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents: I Am Madison

(Sept. 2017)

MCF Editorial on Violence in Charlottesville: Taking Steps in the Right Direction

(August 2017)

The tragic events in Charlottesville remind us of the important work we must continue to do in our own community.

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents: Beyond the Bubbler

(August 2017)

Madison Community Foundation is Moving Downtown

(August 2017)

On October 1, MCF is moving to the heart of the city. 

Columbus Area Endowment Awards 2017 Grants

 (August 2017)

The Philanthropy Committee of Columbus Area Endowment has awarded seven grants in its 2017 cycle.

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents: Capitol Century

 (July 2017)

MCF's third grant celebrating its 75th Anniversary celebrates the state Capitol's 100th anniversary with gifts to Concerts on the Square, Madison Children's Museum and Overture Center for the Arts.

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents: Back to the Beach

 (June 2017)

MCF's second grant celebrating its 75th Anniversary supports a project with Clean Lakes Alliance to reimagine our beaches.

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents: Evolution Madison

 (May 2017)

MCF's first grant celebrating its 75th Anniversary funds a study that could bring the Nolen Waterfront plan to the shores of Lake Monona.

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 

Editorial: Year of Giving grant helps Madison shine for holidays

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, November 14, 2017

Diane Ballweg: Shining a light on local generosity

The Cap Times, November 13, 2017

Editorial: Madison Community Foundation Announces Grant #6 - First Nations Heritage Tour (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, October 12, 2017

Madison Community Foundation Announces Grant #6 - First Nations Heritage Tour (video)

WISCTV - Live at 4, October 10, 2017

Sagashus Levingston's Remarkable Story Will Highlight A Fund for Women's Annual Dinner

Madison365, September 29, 2017

"You have to be optimistic:" A Conversation with Madison Community Foundation's Angela Davis

Madison365, September 21, 2017

Editorial: Madison Community Foundation's Year of Giving offers 'I Am Madison' (video) 

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, September 14, 2017

Madison Community Foundation Announces Grant #5: I Am Madison (video)

WISCTV - Live at 4, September 14, 2017

Editorial: March shows unified community responding positive to recent gun violenc (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, August 23, 2017

South Madison community center is first site for expanded Bubbler makerspace program

The Capital Times, August 17, 2017

Madison Community Foundation grant will expand library program to community centers (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, August 17, 2017

Madison Community Foundation announces "Beyond the Bubbler" 75th Anniversary Grant (video) 

WISCTV - Live at 4, August 17, 2017

Vera Court Neighborhood Center receives $50,000 grant

Northside News, June/July 2017

Back to the Beach program focuses on increasing community interest, engagement (video)

WISCTV - Live at 4, June 20, 2017

$75,000 grant targets Madison beaches

WKOW.com, June 20, 2017

MCF's Year of Giving shows commitment to moving community forward (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, May 17, 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 (video)

WISC-TV - Live at 4, 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

One of the more enjoyable aspects of celebrating the Madison Community Foundation's 75th anniversary is recognizing and appreciating the depth of the foundation's imprint on our community."

- Neil Heinen, Editorial Director, WISC-TV3

MCF Celebrates its 75th Anniversary! Learn More