Janesville Generations Fund

Janesville Generations Fund

About the Fund

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

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.

Recent Grant Awards

CASA of Rock County  $10,000 –  BECOME A SUPERHERO Project

City of Janesville Fire Department  $10,000 – Dive Team Dry Suit Project

ECHO JANESVILLE  $10,000 – Emergency Motel Voucher Project

HEALTHNET OF ROCK COUNTY, INC.  $14,602.45 – Dental/Medical Care Access for Low Income Janesville Residents.

InTouch Outreach, Inc. of Rock County  $2,500 – InTouch Client Transportation

KANDU INDUSTRIES, INC.  $20,000 – Information Technology Computer Hardware

No Limits LDA  $13,000 – United Through Dance

Project 1649, Inc.  $5,000 – Youth Outreach & Supportive Services

United Way Blackhawk Region  $15,000 – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Apply For A Grant

Annual grant application deadline: November 1

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

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Deedra Williams
Phone: (608) 758-0883
Email: deedra@cfsw.org

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
Sean Knott
Tim Lindau
Jon Wangerin