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  • Writer's pictureUnited Fund of Iowa County

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 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.



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