Calumet Area Community Health Foundation
Promoting Community Health and Education in Calumet County Communities Served by Ascension Calumet Hospital
The Calumet Area Community Health Foundation was founded in 1998 to promote community health and health education in Calumet County, Wisconsin through direct and indirect support of Ascension Calumet Hospital. The Foundation is administered by a local Board of Directors made up of women and men from this geographical area.
Since its founding in 1998, CACHF has awarded over $5.6 million in grants to individuals and organizations in communities served by Calumet Ascension Hospital: Brillion, Chilton, Hilbert, Kiel, New Holstein, Potter and Stockbridge. This included a $3 million grant to support expansion and improvements at Ascension Calumet Hospital, completed in 2015, and $285,405 for hospital renovations awarded in 2021.
Ascension Calumet Hospital Improvements
Supported by CACHF
Projects which serve a wide segment of the community and assist people not being adequately served by existing health or health related services.
Pilot projects providing practical approaches for dealing with specific community health issues or problems.
Projects which lever or generate other health funding and health resources.
Applications are evaluated for management capacity, taking into consideration staff qualifications, composition of the governing board and capability for service or program delivery.
Projects that do not duplicate existing services or programs.
Projects which provide opportunities for substantial participation of constituents in organizational decision making.
CACHF Board Officers
President & CEO
Gene Tipler, MD
Calumet Area Community Health Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization operated exclusively for charitable purposes and to promote the health, welfare and health related education which indirectly or directly support and benefit Ascension Calumet Hospital and the health of citizens residing within the Chilton, New Holstein, Kiel, Hilbert, Potter, Stockbridge and Brillion Zip Codes.