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May 23, 2019

Giant mural projects to transform Stockbridge and Chilton

(Artist’s conception) A $29,950 grant to the Calumet County Historical Society from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation will help create a series[...]

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May 22, 2019

Fox Valley Veterans Village campaign will create homes and more

The Fox Valley Veterans Council Inc., launches a $3.7 million campaign to create a first-of-kind veterans village that provides housing for single veterans and veteran[...]

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May 20, 2019

Youth volunteer celebrated by Shawano Area Community Foundation

(Photo by Curt Knoke) Aurora Arce is serving as the Mohican Veterans Princess, but she is also the president of both her school’s Culture Club[...]

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May 16, 2019

Let’s ride! Program offers trishaw transportation to older adults

Make the Ride Happen: Cycling Without Age is expanding its network of trained volunteers to provide trishaw bicycle rides, allowing seniors to spend time outdoors[...]

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May 14, 2019

Grant helps share classical ballet with the Fox Cities

The Makaroff Youth Ballet performs the beloved musical fairy tale “Peter and the Wolf” on May 17 and 18 at UW-Fox Valley James W. Perry[...]

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May 13, 2019

New documentary series showcases Waupaca County’s Trauma Informed Care model

Tonight Wisconsin Public Television kicks off its new documentary, Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories, on PBS stations. The network received a $1,300 Spark Grant from[...]

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May 27, 2019

Office Closed-Memorial Day

Time: All Day

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May 28, 2019

SESSION IS FULL – 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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Jun 04, 2019

Lightbulb Lab

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

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Jul 24, 2019

Board Chair/Vice-Chair Round Table

Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center Room 142A

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Aug 06, 2019

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Chocolate & Coffee

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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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