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May 23, 2016

Donor will match gifts for Legion

An anonymous donor who read about American Legion Post 38’s difficulty in meeting a nearly $115,000 road assessment in Grand Chute has offered $10,000 from[...]

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May 8, 2016

Welcome to the new

Welcome to the redesigned Our website not only has a new look, it has a new purpose. It will bring you more, and more[...]

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May 3, 2016

Endries Foundation grants greater than $8 million

BRILLION, Wis. – Robert and Patricia Endries of Brillion have turned business success into successful philanthropy. Their charitable foundation has awarded more than $8 million[...]

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Apr 29, 2016

(In)visible reveals homelessness

Walk into the new exhibit on homelessness at the History Museum at the Castle in downtown Appleton and the large photo you see is by[...]

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Apr 20, 2016

10 Things Heard at Celebrating Our Volunteers

Nearly 600 people gathered in the grand ballroom of the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel April 19 to honor volunteers in eight award categories at the[...]

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Apr 19, 2016

Earth Day grants

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region celebrated Earth Day on April 22 by announcing two grants from its Environmental Sustainability Partnership grant program[...]

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Writing A Compelling Grant Request

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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Waupaca Area Community Foundation

Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Family Studios for Veterans and Their Families

Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Fox Cities Building for the Arts

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Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Executive Director Forum: Topic – Human Resources

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Fox Valley Technical Colllege, Room HS114A

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Navarino Nature Center — 30th Anniversary

Time: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Navarino Nature Center

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Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra Association

Time: 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Fox Cities Stadium

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04 Aug 04, 2016

Find The Rhythm: Community Drum Circle

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Future Neenah -- public park location TBD

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Find Your Rhythm Community Drum Circle

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: A park to be named

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"It's our turn to give."

Bob Endries

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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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Everyone is willing to help because that’s who Jesse was.

Brad Pickett

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Our Stories

Through the generosity of our donors, the Community Foundation has awarded more than $221 million in grants since 1986.

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

Tony Fuller

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