“New Year, New Logo” Contest


Over 25 outstanding entries were received for the Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc. (WROF, Inc.)  “New Year, New Look” logo design contest.  A $500 scholarship will be awarded to the winning design that best reflects the mission and vision of the WROF, Inc.

The WROF, Inc Marketing Committee had a difficult time choosing 5 Top entries.  The finalists included Adam Alan Nelson, Gabe Ballweg, Madeline Sharkey, Ryan Yaeger and Sarah Weh.  The Top 5 designs will be posted on Facebook starting March 27, where everyone will have a chance to vote for their favorite 3 designs.  The WROF, Inc. Board of Directors will make the final selection at their April 25th Board meeting and the winner will be announced in early May.  Stay tuned and look for YOUR chance to join our Facebook vote!

Direct any questions to

Marcy Heim at info@wrof.org  or text 608-772-6777


Celebrating More Than 80 Years of Fostering the Vitality of Rural Wisconsin

Making a Positive Impact on Wisconsin’s Rural Enterprise

For over 85 years, the Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc. has fostered the vitality of rural Wisconsin. The WROF, Inc. invests in the education of people from rural Wisconsin so they, in turn, can transform and improve the economic health and quality of life in their rural areas.

As a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, it has made a tangible, positive impact on Wisconsin’s rural enterprise. More than 6000 individuals have been empowered with over $6.2 million in scholarships and grants in agricultural and rural health care education in over 30 different Wisconsin educational institutions and programs.

To learn more about the WROF, Inc., please read about our history.