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Incourage eNews: January 2015

Wed. Jan 14, 2015

Incourage eNews is a monthly email providing readers an update on a variety of Incourage related news, current work and impact in our community. Please share and invite your friends to contact us ([email protected] or 715.423.3863) to be added to the distribution.

Tribune Building Project

You’re Invited – Phase 3 Begins
You care about our community. We believe others in your life have similar interests and desires. Join us to launch the next Tribune Building Project phase.

Phase 3: Connections
Tuesday, January 27
Centralia Center | 220 Third Ave S
RSVP  | 715.423.3863

These meetings are open to residents of all ages, businesses and organizations. If it’s been some time since you’ve attended a Project meeting, or you have a friend, neighbor or family member who’s never been involved with the Tribune Building, come together. New participants to the Project are always welcome.

Calling All Artists

As part of the Tribune Building Project in Wisconsin Rapids, Incourage has announced an open competition for up to $300,000 in permanent art installations at the Tribune Building. This competition is made possible through a Creative Placemaking grant fromArtPlace America.

Artists interested in this unique opportunity may visit tribunebuilding.org to learn more and complete the qualifications request form online. The deadline to respond is January 26, 2015. To learn more, read the full news release here.

Potential sites for art installation within and around the Tribune Building

In The News

A Leader in the Philanthropy Field
Incourage continues to be recognized nationally for our innovation and commitment to the community. A New Anchor Mission for a New Century is a publication recently released by the Democracy Collaborative. Incourage is prominently featured in this widely distributed national piece on innovative community foundations that are deploying all resources to build community wealth.

Earlier this month, Forbes highlighted this publication in an article titled, Community Foundations Embrace Impact Investing, mentioning Incourage’s work within the article.

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Attention Students
It’s scholarship season! Incourage scholarship applications are now online with most due by Feb. 24, 2015. Read the full release with more information here.

From The CEO

Incourage Goes to Washington
On December 2, Kelly Ryan was invited to the White House to celebrate 100 years of community foundations. She was asked to speak on a panel and share Incourage’s work in our community. Read more about this special celebration from the White House’s Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation here.

Yes! We have an ‘Agenda’
Incourage’s vision is of a community that works well for all people. For a glimpse into three items the team is working on in 2015, read the latest from Kelly Ryan, Incourage President and CEO, in her blog.

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© January 14, 2015
Established in 1994, Incourage envisions a community that works well for all people. Guided by values of equity, inclusion and opportunity, Incourage is a leader in rural community development, serving the south Wood County area of Wisconsin. To learn more, go to incouragecf.org, like us on Facebook, and follow @Incouragecf on Twitter.

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  • About Incourage

    Established in rural Wisconsin in 1994 to serve the changing needs of the south Wood County area, Incourage has become a nationally-recognized leader in place-based philanthropy and community development. Guided by values of equity, opportunity, and shared stewardship, Incourage envisions a community that works well for all people. One physical manifestation of this vision is the redevelopment of the Tribune building, which demonstrates Incourage’s user-centered approach to growing a strong and inclusive local economy.