Janesville Generations Fund

Janesville Generations Fund

Get To Know Us

Formerly known as the Janesville Community Fund, the Janesville Generations Fund is an endowment fund established to ensure a vibrant Janesville now, and for generations to come, with the support of donors who are inspired to leave a lasting legacy in the community.

Family of Funds

The following charitable funds have been established by individuals and organizations to support their charitable goals for the Janesville community:

  • Cabin Fund
  • Esther S. Geffs Advised Fund
  • Marion J. and Robert C. Lietz Fund
  • Karl A. and Bernice E. Samek Charitable Fund
  • Mae Theisen Charitable Fund

Learn About Our Grants

The Janesville Generations Fund oversees grant distribution from five funds established to benefit Janesville. Gifts to the Janesville Generations Fund may be made by anyone in any amount. Pledges may be made over a three-year period.

Check Out Our Impact: Grant Awards

Apply For A Grant

Annual grant application deadline: TBA

Grant Guidelines

Tips and tools for you to use as you prepare your application. Print out this PDF as you prepare your grant for a quick checklist of your progress.

Invest In Your Community

Donations to the Janesville Generations Fund are welcome at any time of the year. All gifts are tax deductible. Mail a check to this address, or click the button to donate online.
Janesville Generations Fund
c/o Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin
121 N. Parker Dr.
Janesville, WI 53545

Donor Services Representative

Paula Nicholson
Phone: (608) 314-2667

Advisory Board Members

The Fund is advised by a committee of community volunteers who initiate fundraising activities and determine grant awards:

Dan Cullen
Duffy Dillon
Tim Lindau
Jan Wangerin