Recent News & Updates

Learn more about Madison Community Foundation, our donors and their impact on our community.

A Fund for Women Celebrates 25 Years: Watch the video

Inside MCF 

October 2018

September 2018

August 2018

July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

Madison Community Foundation Announces 75th Anniversary Year of Giving Grant #12: Together We Thrive

Community Resource Initiative Seeks to Better Understand Nonprofit Sector - Read the Article

Blog: Community Schools Take Flight in Madison - May 22, 2018

Blog: Amplifying the Voices of Women in Nonprofits - May 8, 2018

April 2018

March 2018

Madison Community Foundation Announces 75th Anniversary Year of Giving Grant #11: Penn Park Pride

Blog: Playing the Investment Long Game - March 27, 2018

Blog: 6 Reasons to Choose a Donor-Advised Fund - March 13, 2018

February 2018

Madison Community Foundation Announces 75th Anniversary Year of Giving Grant #10: Phoenix from the Ashes

Blog: Inside the Impact of Dane County Nonprofits - February 27, 2018

MCF's New Blog Will Be A Team Effort - February 13, 2018

January 2018

“Mad About Bikes” Kicks Off With the Annual Free Bikes 4 Kidz Madison Bike Collection Day on Saturday, Jan. 13

Madison Community Foundation Announces 75th Anniversary Year of Giving Grant #9: Amplify Madison

Inside MCF - Archive 2017

December 2017

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents Grant #8: Mad About Bikes

MCF Introduces the Greater Madison Nonprofit Directory for Donors and Nonprofits

November 2017

A Fund for Women Joins Worldwide Giving Tuesday to Raise $2,500 for women and girls in Dane County

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents Grant #7: Shine On Madison

October 2017

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents Grant #6: First Nations Heritage Tour

Middleton Endowment Announces 10th Anniversary Giving Pledge

Hurricane Relief Donation Resources for Donors

September 2017

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

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents Grant #5: I Am Madison

August 2017

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

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents Grant #4: Beyond the Bubbler

Madison Community Foundation is Moving Downtown

Columbus Area Endowment Awards 2017 Grants

June-July 2017

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents Grant #3: Capitol Century

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents Grant #2: Back to the Beach

May 2017

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving Presents Grant #1: Evolution Madison

March 2017

MCF Encourages Support of Statewide Donor Tax Credit

Local Nonprofit Leader Joins Madison Community Foundation

In the Media

October 2018

September 2018

August 2018

June 2018

May 2018

Mann Scholars Program Continues to be "Game Changer" for MMSD Students

Madison365 - May 30, 2018

Emerald ash borer-infected trees to get new life as art projects

The Capital Times - May 27, 2018

South Madison's 'home field,' renovated Penn Park reopens

The Capital Times - May 24, 2018

City unveils Penn Park restorations

Madison365 - May 24, 2018

Editorial: Circle of Friends event includes recognition of MCF's $1.1 million Community Schools grant (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com - May 23, 2018

Editorial: Growing Community Schools - MMSD announces the opening of two more Community Schools (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com - May 22, 2018

Editorial: Community schools cap Madison Community Foundation's Year of Giving (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com - May 17, 2018

Madison Community Foundation caps year of giving with $1.1 million grant

NBC15 - May 17, 2018

Madison Community Foundation grants $1.1 million to community school's initiative

WISCTV - Channel3000.com - May 17, 2018

Madison Community Foundation marks 75th year with $1.1 million Madison schools grant

Wisconsin State Journal - May 17, 2018

Madison Community Foundation Announces Largest-Ever Grant: $1.1 Million for Community Schools Initiative

Madison365 - May 17, 2018

E.D. Locke Public Library given challenge grant to establish endowment fund

McFarland Thistle - May 10, 2018

Warner Beach redesign in the works (video)

NBC15 - May 2, 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

Editorial: Collecting Free Bikes 4 Kidz (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, January 11, 2018

Editorial: Year of Giving grant to amplify Madison (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, January 10, 2018

Madison Community Foundation Announces Grant #9 - Amplify Madison (video)

WISCTV - Live at 4, January 10, 2018

In the Media - Archive 2017

December 2017

Celebrating 75 years of the Madison Community Foundation (video)

WISCTV - For the Record, December 22, 2017

Madison Community Foundation's Angela R. Davis named to Madison365's Black Power List 2017: Wisconsin’s 35 Most Influential Black Leaders

Madison365, December 19, 2017

Madison Community Foundation Announces Grant #8 - Mad About Bikes (video)

WISCTV - Live at 4, December 13, 2017

Editorial: Mad About Bikes highlights one of our community’s most identifiable assets (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, December 13, 2017

What a year: A reflection on some of the Madison successes

Madison Magazine, December 2017

November 2017

Evjue Foundation awards $854,550 in grants to Madison-area causes, topping $2.3 million for 2017

The Capital Times, November 29, 2017

Columbus Area Endowment recognizes top philanthropists

WISCNews, November 21, 2017

Madison Community Foundation Announces Grant #7 - Shine On Madison (video)

WISCTV - Live at 4, November 14, 2017

Editorial: Year of Giving grant helps Madison shine for holidays (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, November 14, 2017

Diane Ballweg: Shining a light on local generosity

The Capital Times, November 13, 2017

Fund Created to Move Women Artists "Forward"

Wisconsin State Journal, November 5, 2017

October 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

September 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

August 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

June-July 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

Madison Community Foundation, lakes are vital part of community (video)

WISCTV - Channel3000.comJune 20, 2017

$75,000 grant targets Madison beaches

WKOW.com, June 20, 2017

May 2017

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

WISCTV - Channel3000.com, /em> 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

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

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