August 2023 - Tomahawk Together received a STAR Foundation grant for $5,000 towards the development of the all-inclusive "Dream Park" in Washington Square Park. See more about the park at the City of Tomahawk's Dream Park page.
May 2023 - The Tomahawk Historical Society received a STAR Foundation grant for $1,900 for purchasing office equipment to aid in digitizing old media and files to help preserve and share our local history.
May 2023 -- We are super excited to announce that we will be filling a grant for a total of $1,500 to the new Competition Cheer team! These ladies have been working so hard to fundraise money for mats to be able to host cheer competitions in Tomahawk and make for safer practices. We are so happy to be able to support them and we can’t wait to see what the future brings for this passionate team!
April 2023 - $1000 The STAR Foundation contributed to the purchase of a laser engraver for the Elementary School. Students will be able to use the laser engraver through their elementary years. This machine will be able to continue to be an asset for many years as the students continue through the STEM program. As the students continue to develop their design skills, they will be able to become more independent with the designing and creating on the laser engraver. Students will also have the opportunity to use the laser engraver to create items for their school pride store. This…
DATE: 2023RECIPIENT: Tomahawk School LibraryAMOUNT: $500DESCRIPTION: A StoryWalk® literally combines a story and a walk. It is a way to combine physical activity with literacy. Pages from a book are converted into signs that are laid out around a park or along a trail. This grant was used to purchase additional books for use with the installed StoryWalk on the Tomahawk School District playground.
DATE: 2023 RECIPIENT: St. Mary's School AMOUNT: $1000 DESCRIPTION: The garden is a great addition to our Science curriculum, where the kids learn what plants need to grow and thrive. They are responsible for testing the PH of the water and how many parts per millions of nutrients are in the water for the plants and documenting these things on a weekly basis. The Hydroponic garden not only benefits the learning in the classroom but the school and community as a whole. Each harvest produces 20 plus pounds of fresh lettuce and greens for our school lunch program every month.…
October 2022 - $1000 Some of the grant for the Tomahawk Public School District Library's program "Enriching Lives" went towards purchasing fleece to make tie blankets, which were donated to the Lincoln County Humane society.
The members of the Four Rivers Quilt Guild, Tomahawk, WI, wish to thank the Star Foundation for the September 2022 Award. The generous award of $450.00 allowed the Four Rivers Quilt Guild to continue to give to our community partners. With the award, we were able to purchase necessary supplies to sew quilts, children’s bags and critters, walker bags, catheter bags, and fidget blankets. Other supplies purchased were labels to sew onto donations, a storage container, and an endorsement stamp for the Guild. Our community partners (Milestone Senior Living, Riverview Health Services, Tomahawk Health Services, County Terrace of WI, Rhinelander…
March 2022 - Tomahawk School District's Librarian Paula Norman submitted a grant for the new Enriching Lives program at the schools. With the money, she purchased supplies for multiple projects, including Cribbage. Some cribbage boards are even being made by our very own students in the community and plan to be put into use just after spring break.
March 2022 - Tomahawk School District's Librarian Paula Norman submitted a grant for the new Enriching Lives program at the schools. With the money, she purchased supplies for multiple projects, including sewing. The sewing part of Enriching Lives has been such a hit for the kids already! There are 50 kids at the Elementary school wanting to learn to sew and 13 in the Middle school!