Ascension Calumet Hospital Staff Chilton Wisconsin

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.

Our Impact

Since its founding in 1998, CACHF has awarded over $5.8 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

Emergency room at Ascension Calumet Hospital Chilton Wisconsin
Operating room at Ascension Calumet Hospital Chilton Wisconsin
Community room at Ascension Calumet Hospital Chilton Wisconsin
Outpatient surgery room at Ascension Calumet Hospital Chilton Wisconsin
CT scanner at Ascension Calumet Hospital Chilton Wisconsin

Help Promote Health and Health Education In Calumet County


Health Grant


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

Glen Calnin State Bank of Chilton Wisconsin

Glen Calnin
President & CEO

Terry Friederichs Title & Abstract Service Chilton WIsconsin

Terry Friederichs
Vice President

Joe Mathes Wisconsin Media Group

Joe Mathes

Gene Tipler MD Ascension Calumet Hospital Chilton Wisconsin (retired)

Gene Tipler, MD

Our Mission

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.

A Truly Local Charitable Organization You Can Trust