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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Wisconsin Badger Camp Receives Grant from the Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund

Wisconsin Badger Camp has received a $5,200 grant from the Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund.  This grant will go towards the Campership Program that provides financial assistance to campers who attend Badger Camp; the grant will directly support 16 Illinois campers. Wisconsin Badger camp does not accept state or federal funding, the Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund has played an instrumental role in assisting the Campership Program. 
The Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund was founded in 1921. Currently, since the incorporation of the Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund this foundation has continued its philanthropic work on an ever increasingly large scale, both in funds available and in the continuation of numerous charitable and educational endeavors.

“A big thank you to the Patrick and Anna M Cudahy Fund for supporting our campers from Illinois,” Development Director Kayla Leibfried said. “Receiving funding for our out of state campers is always wonderful to see.” 

Monday, June 22, 2015

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Wisconsin Badger Camp Receives Grant from the Courtier Foundation

Wisconsin Badger Camp is proud to announce it is the recipient of a $2,000 grant from the Courtier Foundation.  This grant will go towards our Campership Program that helps allow individuals with developmental disabilities attend camp regardless of their financial situation. This grant will directly benefit 236 campers from Dane County.  Wisconsin Badger Camp hosts approximately 900 individuals every summer and this financial support helps allow our campers to continue to come back. 

The Courtier Foundation was established in 1999 in Wisconsin and their main purpose is, giving primarily to organizations which provide services for children, and housing and other services for elderly individuals in financial need.  Since Badger Camp does not accept any state or federal funding, the Courtier Foundation has played a large role in the success of the Campership Program. 
“The Courtier Foundation has been a continued supporter of our organization for years,” Development Director, Kayla Leibfried said. “Their support of our Dane County campers is vital to the success of our Campership Program.”


Wisconsin Badger Camp is an independent nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien and serves approximately 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer.  Badger Camp relies on the community’s time, talent, and financial assistance to provide for its campers. If you or someone else you know would like more information on how to make a donation or for tour information please call Wisconsin Badger Camp at (608) 348-9689 or visit our website at www.badgercamp.org.   

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Wisconsin Badger Camp Receives Grant from Eau Claire Community Foundation


A grant for $1,200 was awarded to Wisconsin Badger Camp’s Campership Program.  This grant will financially assist 6 campers from Eau Claire County.  Wisconsin Badger Camp is able to financially support our campers thanks to the continued support from foundations, like the Eau Claire Community Foundation.  In over 45 years of operation, Wisconsin Badger Camp has never turned a camper away due to their inability to pay. 

The Eau Claire Community Foundation’s mission is  “We strengthen our community by offering donors opportunities to establish charitable legacies, by making grants, and by serving as a catalyst to address community needs.”

“The Eau Claire Community Foundation’s support of our Campership Program is greatly appreciated, our six campers from Eau Claire County will be able to attend Badger Camp regardless of their financial situation,” Development Director, Kayla Leibfried said. “Thank you, Eau Claire Community Foundation.”


Wisconsin Badger Camp is an independent nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien and serves approximately 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer.  Badger camp relies on the community’s time, talent, and financial assistance to provide for its campers.  If you or someone else you know would like more information on how to make a donation or for tour information please call Wisconsin Badger Camp at (608) 348-9689 or visit our website at: www.badgercamp.org.
Wisconsin Badger Camp Receives Grant of $4,000

Wisconsin Badger Camp is proud to announce it is the recipient of a $4,000 grant from the Lacrosse Community Foundation’s Anonymous Fund and William & Cynthia Berg Family Fund.  This grant will support the Campership Program. Through this grant, 48 campers from Lacrosse County will be impacted by the Campership Program. 
The Lacrosse Community Fund has been around for 80 years. The first donation of the Lacrosse Community Fund was by Miss Alice O. Gordon for $4,000 for children living with disabilities. 
“The Lacrosse Community Foundation has supported our organization and mission for years. Their continued support of our mission is vital to the success of our Campership Program,” “Executive Director, Brent Bowers said.

Wisconsin Badger Camp is an independent nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien and serves approximately 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer.  Badger Camp relies on the community’s time, talent, and financial assistance to provide for its campers.  If you or someones else you know would like more information on how to make a donation or for tour information please call Wisconsin Badger Camp at (608) 348-9689 or visit our website at: www.badgercamp.org.  

Monday, June 8, 2015

$1,500 Grant to Wisconsin Badger Camp from Oshkosh Area Community Foundation

Wisconsin Badger Camp is the proud recipient of a $1,500 grant from the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation.  This grant will support our 4 youth campers from Winnebago County through our Campership Program.  The Campership Program allows campers that cannot afford the requested camp fee to still experiences all that camp has to offer. 
Since 1928, the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has helped donors turn their charitable investments into projects that add energy and vitality to our community. Wisconsin Badger Camp does not receive state or federal funding so this grant from the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is important in allowing Winnebago County campers to attend regardless of their financial situation. 
“The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is a continued supporter of our Winnebago County youth campers,” Development Director, Kayla Leibfried said. “Our organization and our campers greatly appreciate their generosity.”
  Wisconsin Badger Camp is an independent nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien and serves approximately 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer.  Badger Camp relies on the community’s time, talent, and financial assistance to provide for its campers.  If you or someone else you know would like more information on how to make a donation or for tour information please call Wisconsin Badger Camp at (608) 348-9689 or visit our website at: www.badgercamp.org


Badger Camp Receives Grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation


Wisconsin Badger Camp is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation.  This grant will be put towards our Campership Program.  Wisconsin Badger Camp’s Campership Program is an ongoing initiative that was established to help provide financial assistance to campers who wish to attend.  This means that our 42 Grant County campers will received the needed financial assistance to attend Badger Camp.   
The Alliant Energy Foundation was made to better the community presently and in the future in areas where Alliant Energy is located.  Because Badger Camp does not accept any state or federal funding, the Alliant Energy Foundation has played a large role in helping campers have the opportunity to come to camp.
“We love to see a local foundation like Alliant Energy supporting campers right here in our community,” Development Director, Kayla Leibfried said. “We greatly appreciate Alliant Energy Foundation’s ongoing support of our mission.”

Wisconsin Badger Camp is an independent nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien and serves approximately 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer.  Badger Camp relies on the community’s time, talent, and financial assistance to provide for its campers.  If you or someone else you know would like more information on how to make a donation or for tour information please call Wisconsin Badger Camp at (608) 348-9689 or visit our website at: www.badgercamp.org