Supporting the Watertown Area
The Foundation awards grants to schools within a 30-mile radius of Watertown on an annual basis for public education projects which are beyond the scope of the regular school budget.
The Artwalk idea began through the community visioning process H2O-20. Through the support of the Watertown Area Community Foundation, City of Watertown, Joy Nelson, Gray Construction, Sioux Falls SculptureWalk, WACF Giving Back 365, Sculpture Sponsors and Friends of Artwalk, the effort continues to grow and enhance our community while bringing in an array of sculptures for all ages to enjoy.
Fifteen local non-profit organizations decorate Christmas trees at the library to raise funds for their organization by getting votes from the community.
You give $365, a dollar a day to make our community better. Through Giving Back 365 you will engage in philanthropy with your peers. Together, we will make Watertown a better place to live, work and raise a family.
Established to help Veterans, their families and employers of veterans who need assistance through a one-stop call center.
Started in 2004 to educate and inspire women to become leaders in philanthropy.
The Watertown Relief Fund is a fund established by the Foundation to support emergency needs of nonprofits organizations, groups and churches in their increasing efforts to serve others during the recent storm devastation.
Started in 2001 with the notion that young people care about others and would like a voice in the issues, challenges and opportunities they face now and in the future.