Alliant Energy Foundation Grant Benefiting Several Dodge County Non-Profits

(Dodge County) Several area non-profits are benefiting from a recent Alliant Energy Foundation grant.  The grant is geared towards helping support local families, education, and environmental initiatives that help residents in areas serviced by Alliant Energy. This year the foundation awarded 145 grants totaling over $329 thousand dollars, with more than $33 thousand going to non-profits in and around Dodge county.

In Beaver Dam, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Council of Dodge County received $1000 for use in the Dodge County food pantry.  The FFA of Randolph received $1200 to help expand service to area food banks.  While the Cities of Fox Lake and Juneau Each received $1000 that they plan to utilize for city park revitalization and new playground equipment.

Executive Director of the Alliant Energy Foundation Julie Bauer says recipients represent so many wonderful groups who work to make life better in our state.  She says the investments support their crucial activities that make a difference for families, education, and the environment in the area.  A list of area non-profits benefitting from the grant will accompany this story on


Organization Grant Program Community
Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac, Inc. $5,000 Lego Nights (12 month program) Fond du Lac
Marian University, Inc. $4,000 Working families program Fond du Lac
Friends of Camp Anokijig, Inc. $3,000 Outdoor and environmental education program Plymouth
Boys & Girls Club of Fond du Lac $2,500 Project Learn Fond du Lac
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fond du Lac County $2,000 One-to-one mentoring Fond du Lac
Family Resource Center of Fond du Lac County, Inc. $2,000 Pregnancy and parenting support program Fond du Lac
Family Resource Centers of Sheboygan County, Inc. $2,000 Parents as Teachers / Literacy Council Direct Service Plymouth
Ripon Public Library $2,000 Community & College Reads for Sustainability: Supporting Our Pollinators Ripon
Solutions Center Shelter and Support Services, Inc. $2,000 Shelter for families Fond du Lac
Habitat for Humanity of Fond du Lac County $1,500 Family services Fond du Lac
Sheboygan County Interfaith Organization $1,500 Bridgeway children’s programming Sheboygan
Future Farmers of America – Randolph $1,200 Expanded service to area food banks Randolph
City of Fox Lake $1,000 Crocker Street Park renewal Fox Lake
City of Juneau $1,000 Playground equipment 2018 Juneau
Fond du Lac Adult Literacy Services, Inc. $1,000 Literacy Can’t Wait! Fond du Lac
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Council of Dodge County $1,000 Dodge County Food Pantry Beaver Dam
Marion Day Care, Inc. $750 Marion Day Care, Inc. Marion
Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance $500 2019 Fox-Wolf Watershed cleanup Appleton