Iowa County Residents Selflessly Donate Over $50,000 to Local Nonprofits
April 6, 2021: The United Fund of Iowa County (UFIC) Board of Directors is pleased to share the results of the annual fundraising campaign for 2021-22. Iowa County residents generously donated over $56,000 and first-time donors to the campaign totaled 120 residents.
“We extend our deepest gratitude to all donors on behalf of the organizations that received grants. These funds provide resources and opportunities for so many in our community,” said Donna Peterson, President of UFIC.
Iowa County nonprofits can apply for grants from UFIC through an application process. The UFIC Board of Directors reviews the applications and awards the grants based on adherence to the criteria set forth in the application. This criteria includes that recipients must have nonprofit status and use funds received for residents of Iowa County, among other stipulations. For the 2021-22 campaign, UFIC was able to award grants to the following organizations via a virtual event on March 21, 2022:
ARC Southwestern Wisconsin
Boy Scout Troop 165 Cub Scout Pack 357
Dodger Food Locker
Dodgeville Public Library
Easter Seals of Wisconsin
Hodan Community Services
Hollandale First Responders
Iowa County HCE-WI Bookworms
Iowa-Grant RIF Program
Mineral Point Public Library
Pecatonica Educational Foundation
Seniors United for Nutrition
Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts
Southwest WI Tech Foundation
SWCAP Iowa County Food Pantry
Upland Hills Health Foundation
Organizations that received designated donations from residents of Iowa County included Arena EMS, Arena Food Pantry, Avoca EMS and Avoca Fire Department.
If interested in donating to the 2022-23 campaign, you may donate through our website at www.unitedfundiowacounty.org or mail your donation in the form of a check to United Fund of Iowa County, P.O. Box 63, Dodgeville, WI 53533. We encourage donors to consult your tax advisor, as your gift may be tax deductible. The United Fund of Iowa County Board of Directors: Donna Peterson (President), Audrey Rue (Vice President), Deb Slaney (Treasurer), Natalie Gregerson (Secretary), Karen Tennessen (Historian), Cheryl Lee, Steve Moore, Larry McNeill, Casey Olson, Mayra Angel, Irene Middlemas, Michele Casper and Steve Holmes.
About United Fund of Iowa County: The United Fund of Iowa County, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that operates entirely with a volunteer Board of Directors and citizen volunteers. The UFIC mission is: to lead a united effort that improves the quality of life in our community; to support community health and human service needs; to raise and distribute financial resources.