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Helping people make a difference in the lives of others in meaningful and lasting ways.


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Want to … Help your clients make effective charitable gifts now and later. Want to understand better what we do? We can help. Click here.

For Donors

Want to … Make your giving easier and more effective? Log in to access your charitable fund online? Connect with what’s happening in the community? Start giving now? We can help.

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Are you… Searching for grants? Exploring board and staff learning events? Considering the benefits of an endowment? We can help.

Mar 22, 2019

Hundreds enjoy Leaders A’Hmong Us

Leaders A’Hmong Us: United Hmong American Association (UHAA), and Fox Valley Technical College invited hundreds of local Hmong students to enjoy culturally relevant resources around[...]

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Mar 18, 2019

Festival shows year’s best paddling films

Whether it’s plunging over a waterfall in a river kayak or following Alaska’s Inland Passage to recreate the past, a festival of 2019’s best paddling[...]

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Mar 14, 2019

Imagine Fox Cities to help shape a living vision for the area

How do you define well-being in a community? Imagine Fox Cities is a new, inclusive community-wide initiative created to be more intentional about shaping the future[...]

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Mar 12, 2019

Hey Community Foundation, what do you do?

It’s been six months since I came through the doors of the Community Foundation as a new hire, and I’ve loved every minute of my[...]

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Mar 8, 2019

How to help an orchestra sing

Most symphony attendees sit quietly in their seats during orchestral performances. That did not happen yesterday. Hundreds of local third, fourth and fifth-graders used their[...]

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Mar 6, 2019

Introducing our 2019 Celebrating Volunteers winners!

The 2019 Celebrating Volunteers awardees have been selected! Each year we celebrate the people in the Fox Valley who go above and beyond to help[...]

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Apr 09, 2019

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Seth's Coffee

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Apr 30, 2019

SESSION IS FULL – 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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May 28, 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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Sep 01, 2019

Application Deadline: Basic Needs Giving Partnership Grants

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

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We’ve only just begun.

Sally Mielke

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It was ridiculously simple.

Mito Kudaka, established a fund

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"This was the love and passion of her life."

Tony Fuller

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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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To provide new services or supplement existing ones for youth and the elderly, while promoting education, the arts and health care for all.

Frank C. Shattuck Community Fund

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