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

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Feb 20, 2019

Scholarship fund for Chilton friend honors his memory

On April 20, 2018, Chilton High School graduate Grant Richman died as the result of suicide. His friend Ben Hertel wrote the following letter thanking[...]

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Feb 18, 2019

Young leaders empowered in Fox Valley

More than 400 students from seven area school districts attended a three-day African Heritage Emerging Leader Student Institute event last week at Liberty Hall in[...]

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Feb 13, 2019

Grant helps move farming indoors

When the letter “A” is dropped into the acronym STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) in most school districts, it stands for Arts. In the rural[...]

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Feb 12, 2019

Local couple ranked among America’s biggest donors

When you think of those who make extraordinary donations to help those in need, names like Bill and Melinda Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and other famous philanthropists[...]

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Feb 8, 2019

A Building for Kids Freebie promotes diversity education in Appleton

The Building for Kids Children’s Museum is offering free admission for Diversity Discovery Free Day this Sunday, February 10. A $1,500 grant from the Bright[...]

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Feb 7, 2019

Voting for a Change exhibit comes to Neenah

Voting for Change: A $5,000 grant from the Bright Idea Fund and a $2,000 grant from the William and Helen Burger Memorial Fund, both within the[...]

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Mar 01, 2019

Application Deadline: Basic Needs Giving Partnership Grants -Fox Valley

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

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Mar 05, 2019

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Community First Credit Union Corporate Headquarters - Great Room

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Mar 12, 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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14 Mar 14, 2019

Money Matters – Project Budget Workshop

Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

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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

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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