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Aug 15, 2017

Neighborhood Partners nears big prize

A Community Foundation grant helped to get Neighborhood Partners established in 2013, and additional grants have sustained it through the years. So, with that history,[...]

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Aug 14, 2017

Welcome Michelle, Director of Gift Planning

Greetings! My name is Michelle Lippart Hardwick and I am excited to share that I recently joined the staff of the Community Foundation for the[...]

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Aug 11, 2017

Poverty’s roots reach unexpected places

As the big tent comes down after U.S. Venture’s 32nd annual golf outing and dinner, we marvel at the power of the event to raise[...]

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Aug 10, 2017

LIFE Study adds minority perspective

Updates to an in-depth study of the quality of life in the Fox Cities provide a closer look at life here through the eyes of[...]

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Aug 7, 2017

What’s new about LIFE

The community asked and we listened. Participants in last year’s Fox Cities LIFE Study Dive-In Day said it would be helpful to see some existing[...]

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Aug 2, 2017

Grant makes Mile of Music educational

From Brazilian drumming to Hmong dancing to jamming with a funk band, aspiring musicians will find just about anything among the educational offerings at Mile[...]

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Aug 17, 2017

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Executive Director & Board Forum: Topic – Strategic Planning

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Fox Valley Technical Colllege, Bordini Center

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Aug 19, 2017

25th Annual Celebrate Diversity Cookout

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Jefferson Park, Menasha

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Aug 20, 2017

Application Deadline: SAC Developmental Disabilities Grants

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

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Aug 24, 2017

Navigating Your Community Foundation Info Session & Staff Meet and Greet

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

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Sep 01, 2017

Application Deadline: Basic Needs Giving Partnership Grants

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

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Sep 06, 2017

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Lou's Brews

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Sep 20, 2017

Grant Workshop – How to Explain your Bright Idea in 5 Minutes or Less

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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Sep 26, 2017

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Board Pipeline: Skills Based

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: The 5th Quarter Sports Bar

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Anyone, of any giving means, now has a vehicle where they can put their money and know it will be effectively used to further environmental causes.

Dick Gosse

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Over the years, you learn the joy of giving.

O.C. Boldt

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Our Stories

Through the generosity of our donors, the Community Foundation has awarded more than $240 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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