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Nov 15, 2018

Stopping sexual violence: 11 things men can do

More than 10 percent of girls have been physically forced to have intercourse, and 30 percent of women experienced their first rape between ages 11[...]

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Nov 14, 2018

Grassy Island Range Lights on the move!

They look like lighthouses, but they’re actually called range lights, used to point the way for ship navigators to enter a harbor or other narrow[...]

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Nov 13, 2018

Matching gift opportunities help donors see double impact

You can practically hear the kettle bells ringing out! Many folks are feeling particularly generous toward those in need at this time of year, and[...]

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Nov 12, 2018

Curt Detjen: “Community foundations are here for good”

Today kicks off Community Foundation Week, and it’s a great opportunity for us to let people in the Fox Valley know what we do. At[...]

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Nov 7, 2018

High Cliff: Community gem gets pavilion makeover

There’s something about High Cliff State Park that makes visitors feel like they’ve entered a whole new world. With its numerous stone ledges, gorgeous hiking[...]

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Nov 6, 2018

STAR program narrows grad gap in Fox Valley

The gap is real. Wisconsin was 41st nationally in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2017 ranking of equity in graduation rates, college success and other[...]

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Dec 01, 2018

Application Deadline: Clintonville Area Foundation

Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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Dec 04, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Kaukauna Coffee & Tea - Upstairs

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Jan 11, 2019

Contemporary Hmong Art & Culture in the Fox Valley: Exhibit and Public Programs

Time: All Day
Location: Lawrence University - Wriston Art Galleries - Kohler Gallery

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Jan 16, 2019

Grant Workshop – Telling Your Story in 5-Minutes or Less

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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Jan 31, 2019

Navigating Your Community Foundation & Charting a Course for Grantseeking

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

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Logo for CACF Jan 31, 2019

Application Deadline: Chilton Area Community Foundation

Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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Mar 05, 2019

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Community First Credit Union Corporate Headquarters - Great Room

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Apr 30, 2019

Grant Workshop – Telling Your Story in 5-Minutes or Less

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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Over the years, you learn the joy of giving.

O.C. Boldt


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What you put into life, you get back out of life.

Raquel Strayer


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I want Mosquito Hill to be an inspiration to the entire community.

Charlotte Bates Fenlon


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Our Stories

Through the generosity of our donors, the Community Foundation has awarded more than $295 million in grants since 1986.

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I always give everything away, but I don’t give away more than I’ve got.

Norman Van Hulle


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