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1 PLATTEVILLE COMMUNITY FUND MATCHING PERSONAL PHILANTHROPY WITH COMMUNITY NEEDS. For Good. For Ever.

2 The Platteville Community Fund  A permanent, unrestricted, charitable endowment dedicated to awarding grants that serve our area.  A means for individuals, organizations, and businesses to support their unique charitable community interests through funds that focus on specific areas of concern/need thereby personalizing their charitable giving.  Growth and success depends on donors who share a commitment to investing their resources in the Platteville community.

3 How does it work?  Anyone can make a gift, large or small, to the Platteville Community Fund. Every gift benefits our community.  Awards from the fund are made through a grant application/review process. Awards are made in response to community needs as determined by the local advisory board/review committee. Grants are issued to enhance art, education, health and human services, environment, and historic preservation.

4 PCF saves you time & money  Saves you money - The Platteville Community Fund is a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Funds received are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Saves you time – Grant recipients are selected from applications twice a year by a committee of local individuals. Evaluation includes project scope, need and impact, potential value versus investment, and applicant track record.

5 Our impact As of November 15, 2013, 118 grants totaling $191,932 have been awarded by the Platteville Community Fund since 2005.

6 Who benefits?  Building Platteville, Inc.  City of Platteville  Family Connections of SW Wisconsin  Jamison Museum Association/Mining Museum  PHS Scholarship Fund  Platteville Arts Board  Platteville Chorale, Inc./Children’s Choirs  Platteville Community Arboretum  Platteville Family Aquatic Center  Platteville EMS & Fire Departments  Platteville Holiday Project  Platteville Main Street Program  Platteville Senior Center  Platteville Special Olympics  Platteville Youth Baseball  School District of Platteville  Southwest Health Center  Southwest Opportunities  Southwest Wisconsin Technical College  UW – Platteville  Wisconsin Badger Camp

7 Education College scholarships through the PHS Scholarship Fund New books for children through a grant to the Platteville Holiday Project. Environmental Education Lending Library at the Platteville Community Arboretum. College for Kids & Middle University at UW- Platteville Guest Lecturer: “Survivor of the Holocaust” at the Platteville High School Community Leadership Alliance plus conferences at UW- Platteville

8 Arts Platteville Children’s Choir Tours Community Artwork in the District Artistic Bike Racks for Downtown Fireworks for the 4 th of July Committee Platteville High School Music Programs – Blue Notes Vocal Jazz & Marching Band Percussion Ensemble

9 Health & Human Services Rescue Strut for the Platteville Fire Department “Wii want to Stay Healthy” program for the Platteville Senior Center Lifeguard, CPR, & First Aid Training Equipment Kids in Transition Program through Family Advocates Respite Care Services from Family Connections SWTC Foundation’s Platteville Outreach Center

10 Historic Preservation Platteville Historic Re- Enactment Program through the Jamison Museum Association Platteville Main Street Program’s Historic Walk Down Main Veteran’s Honor Roll Exhibit Furniture at the Rollo Jamison Mining Museum

11 Environment Sun Shade for the Platteville Aquatic Center Trail Signage at the Platteville Community Arboretum Restoration & enhancement of the Rountree Branch Trail Supporting Summer Nature Camp

12 Ways to Help Informal Telling others, spreading the word Formal Working directly with the Platteville Community Fund Donation Contribute financially, now or in the future

13 Helping Financially  Outright Gift - Single donation  Automatic Debit - Monthly payments directly from a bank account or paycheck  Pledge - Pledge an annual or multi-year gift  Tribute – Make a gift in honor or memory of someone special  Bequest - Include the Platteville Community Fund as a beneficiary in your Will/Estate Plan, to be paid at the time of your death  Special Event - Accept donations in support of the Platteville Community Fund in lieu of gifts or flowers  Tangible Personal Property – Make a gift using items (such as Stocks, Bonds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Sales from Truckloads of Corn or other commodities, etc)  Fundraisers – Work with PCF on a fundraiser and donate the monies raised to the Platteville Community Fund  Create a Personal, Named Endowment  Create your own, or a family, endowment with a gift of at least $10,000 and specify the type of grants and projects you would like to fund

14 PCF Advisory Board Members Ron Boldt - Shirley Bowden - Louise Brockman - Alison Bunte - Nathan Curry - Duane DeYoung - Les Hollingsworth - Mary Rosemeyer - Cindy Tang - Bill Van Deest - Gene Weber - Angela Wright -

15 PLATTEVILLE COMMUNITY FUND For Good. For Ever. THE PLATTEVILLE COMMUNITY FUND IS A COMPONENT OF COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN, INC. TO MAKE A DONATION, VISIT OR MAIL TO: PLATTEVILLE COMMUNITY FUND PO BOX 46 PLATTEVILLE, WI 53818

16 PLATTEVILLE COMMUNITY FUND For Good. For Ever. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT ANY BOARD MEMBER OR BARB DAUS, CFSW DONOR SERVICES REP AT OR THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND YOUR THOUGHTFUL CONSIDERATION.


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