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For Advisors

Want to … Help your clients make effective charitable gifts now and later. Want to understand better what we do? We can help.

For Donors

Want to … Make your giving easier and more effective? Log in to access your charitable fund online? Connect with what’s happening in the community? Start giving now? We can help.

For Nonprofits

Are you… Searching for grants? Exploring board and staff learning events? Considering the benefits of an endowment? We can help.

Apr 19, 2018

Author brings cure for nature deficit to Fox Cities

The author whose extensive review of research concluded that Americans are falling victim to “Nature-Deficit Disorder” will speak at a  special Earth Day celebration Sunday, April[...]

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Apr 18, 2018

Harbor House and McMAHON make great partners

It is said that volunteerism leads to philanthropy. Learning about all Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs does to help its clients as a volunteer led[...]

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Apr 16, 2018

LU library offers info on funders

A series of workshops offered by Lawrence University’s Office of Corporate, Foundation, and Sponsored Research Support will open the door to a wealth of funding[...]

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Apr 12, 2018

Nonprofits offered tech for fundraising

By Kim O’Brien Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Executive Director Starting this week, up to 10 Fox Valley nonprofits will get a tremendous opportunity to sharpen their[...]

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Apr 10, 2018

Rugland honoree brings unifying voice

What is specific about Nancy Heykes’ service as a lifelong volunteer is that she is willing to help everyone from any group. “She gives generously,[...]

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Apr 9, 2018

Music can be a basic need, too

When the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra and the newVoices choir take to the stage at Lawrence University Chapel April 28, some of the audience members[...]

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Apr 26, 2018

Celebrating Volunteers

Time: 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Location: Radisson Paper Valley Hotel

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May 01, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Atlas Waterfront Cafe

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01 May 01, 2018

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Training

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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May 14, 2018

Empowering Voices to Save Lives

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Fox Valley Technical College, Room C190 ABC

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May 15, 2018

Top 5 Trends Every Advisor Should Know in 2018

Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Butte des Morts Country Club

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May 28, 2018

Office Closed-Memorial Day

Time: All Day

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Jun 05, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Shellattes

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"We feel comfortable that our wishes will be honored."

Lynn Van Vreede

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We know our small gift will multiply."

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"It's our turn to give."

Bob Endries

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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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We’ve only just begun.

Sally Mielke

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