an affiliate of St. Croix Valley Foundation

Serving northern Polk

and Burnett counties

Est. 2013

Volunteer-Driven, Community-Focused.

Serving the people and communities of northern Polk county and Burnett county in Wisconsin.

Northwest Alliance

Community Foundation

Board of Directors

Jennifer Turrentine (Chair)

Mark Buley (Treasurer)

Chris Byerly (Secretary)

Gary Gerds

Nancy Martin

Tracey Nooner

Jerry Tischer

 VISION 

The Northwest Alliance Community Foundation vision is to be recognized as a trusted partner with the knowledge and resources to improve the lives of the people and communities we serve.

 MISSION 

Northwest Alliance Community Foundation (NACF) nurtures the strength and well-being of our community by offering guidance and providing resources that support positive solutions.

We grow our communities through your gifts. 

We accomplish this by acting as: 

  • Charitable resource (educating donors, offering flexible donation vehicles)

  • Steward (developing permanent endowment and legacy funds)

  • Grantmaker (awarding grants to enable nonprofit orgs and area communities to respond to emerging needs/opportunities)

  • Catalyst (mobilizing resources to nurture dreams and possibilities)

 HISTORY 

Founded in November of 2013, Northwest Alliance Community Foundation (NACF) is a regional, non-profit community foundation made up of volunteers who are dedicated to improving and enriching the quality of life in the Polk and Burnett County region.

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 IMPACT 

Recent grants have included:

  • To meet the Mental Health needs of the community; Interfaith Caregivers, Webster School District, Caring Hearts, Kinship of Polk County, Mental Health Task Force Polk County

  • Supporting education and school challenges during COVID-19; grants to Grantsburg, Siren, Webster, Frederic, Luck, Unity and St. Croix Falls school districts to create and support safe learning environments, also Grantsburg Community Education, Friends of the Frederic Library

  • From the NACF Environmental Fund; Clam Falls Flowage Lake Association, Friends of Gandy Dancer, Northwest Passage Limited, Burnett County Family Resource Center, Domestic Animal Wellness Center

  • To support youth and families; Cooked 2 Serve, Connections Store & More Food Shelf, Yellow Lake Food Distribution, Burnett Co Family Literacy, Salvation Army

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Grants are awarded in a Spring and a Fall cycle. For more information.

Northwest Alliance Community Foundation

P.O. Box 111

Frederic, WI 54837

715-386-9490

NACF.hq@gmail.com

NORTHWESTALLIANCE.ORG