Central Wisconsin Community Action Council is a community based not for profit organization that has been in continuous operation since 1966 when it was established as part of this nation’s War on Poverty led by President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
Type of Agency: Non-Profit, Chapter 181 Wisconsin Statutes, IRS designated as 501 (c) (3) Charitable Organization
Purpose: Anti-Poverty Solutions
CWCAC is governed by a fifteen member Board of Directors.
- Five members one from each county are publicly elected officials appointed by their respective County Chair
- Five members one from each county represent low-income persons in the community to be served by CWCAC
- Five members one from each county represent specific organizations or areas within the community to be served by CWCAC.