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Aug 21, 2019

New technology keeps Fox Valley’s nonprofit leaders connected

What makes a strong nonprofit? That subject has been the source of numerous books, trainings, blog posts and discussions around many, many tables. An answer[...]

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Aug 21, 2019

Grant brings F.R.E.S.H. food to Shawano County’s “food Desert”

Shawano County’s F.R.E.S.H. Project is growing and providing fresh food to those in need as well as nutrition information, thanks to a $263,283 grant over[...]

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Aug 19, 2019

UA 400 Pipe Trades Receives $1,500 Grant for career growth

A memorial grant from within the Community Foundation will allow more than 50 HVACR apprentices to gain more knowledge and hands-on experience using the latest[...]

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Aug 15, 2019

U.S. Venture Golf Open breaks records to end poverty

More than 1,260 attendees raised $5.13 million at the U. S. Venture Open, the nation’s single largest one-day charitable event dedicated to ending poverty along[...]

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Aug 13, 2019

How Thompson Center on Lourdes loves our seniors well

By Ann Engelhard, Vice President, Donor Services & Gift Planning, Community Foundation The Thompson Center on Lourdes is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the mental,[...]

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Aug 12, 2019

State History Museum project gets enormous boost

The next chapter of our state’s history is being written, and the Wisconsin Historical Society has a rare opportunity to deliver an unforgettable modern history[...]

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Sep 03, 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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Sep 10, 2019

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Copper Rock Downtown

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Sep 17, 2019

Navigating Your Community Foundation & Charting a Course for Grantseeking

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

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Sep 24, 2019

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

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

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Sep 25, 2019

How to Double Revenue with Data and Digital Fundraising

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel

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Sep 26, 2019

Board Connect Event

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Fox Cities Stadium

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Oct 01, 2019

Application Deadline: Shawano Area Community Foundation

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

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Oct 24, 2019

Application Deadline: Infant Welfare Circle Grants

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

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This gives us something to rally around as the younger generation.

Pierce Smith
NxG Fund Board Member

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It really brought a lot of joy.

Mame Heaney, about her mother

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

Charlotte Bates Fenlon

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

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Joyce Bytof

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