Recent News

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MCF's $50,000 Community Impact grant to Operation Freshstart will support a new learning and training center. 

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.

Middleton Endowment Awards 5 Grants to Area Nonprofits

(Dec. 2016)

The Middleton Endowment Committee awarded grants to Gilda’s Club, Glacier Creek Middle School, Middleton High School, Middleton Outreach Ministry and the 21st Century eSchool as part of its 2016 fall cycle.

MCF Awards $640,700 in Grants to 29 Local Nonprofits

(Oct. 2016)

Grants include $100,000 challenge grant to Aldo Leopold Foundation and $50,000 to build Sector67 a new home.

A Fund for Women Awards $109,673 in grants to 6 local nonprofits

(Oct. 2016)

Grants support programs at Centro Hispano, Doyenne Group, The Road Home and more.


In the Media

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

MCF Celebrates its 75th Anniversary! Learn More