Help Us Help Others. If you're able, please donate online today. | View Details

Stoughton Area
Community Foundation

Stoughton, WI 53589
or contact us online


The Stoughton Area Resource Team, Inc. (START) provides a safety net for those in crisis. Recently, a 30-year old single father of two struggled to find work, to pay for daycare for his children and to secure a home; so much time was spent homeless and hopeless.

View Stories

Reach Dane

2096 Red Arrow Trail
Madison, Wisconsin 53711

Phone: 6083343274
Contact Name: Amy Selenske
Comprehensive Services Director
Organization Profile
Grants Info
Stoughton Head Start 2022-23 School Year Upgrades - 2022 Amount Funded: $4,000.00
The timeline of implementation will be by May of 2023. The trike path timeline is dependent on the availibiity of the contractor we will use. We will purchase the seesaw and bench as soon as funding is awarded. These upgrades will provide a very positive impact on the gross motor skills and fun that the children in poverty in Stoughton experience while served by the Head Start classroom.
The overview of the grant is to expand the trike path and buy a seesaw and bench for the Stoughton Head Start playground. The existing trike path is 4 ft wide. Its heaving in a few places due to tree roots. The staff want to add a foot on either side of the trike path. The teachers also would like a Pure Fun Kids 360-Degree Quad Swivel Seesaw. The last item the teachers would like is a bench for their playground. This Stoughton Head Start site serves 17 children at any given time in a school year. The number of children impacted by this grant will be a very large number, because these are permanent changes to the outdoor space, and will impact children for years to come. The goal of these improvements is to better support the gross motor skills of children at the site and provide additional fun on the playground. The bench will be a place for children and staff to rest as needed.