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Apr 25, 2019

Partnering with young parents builds healthy futures

A $1,000 grant from the Bright Idea Fund and a $1,500 grant from the Prospera Foundation Fund, both within the Community Foundation, are supporting the[...]

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Apr 23, 2019

Mito Kudaka joins the Community Foundation

Mito Kudaka says “Përshëndetje, Hola, Hello from the Fox Cities” By Mito Kudaka It is great to be back home! This is my second of[...]

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Apr 22, 2019

Earth Day a natural time to review grantmaking

The late Former Wisconsin governor and U.S. senator, Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day. By David Horst environmental grant manager It’s Earth Day today, and[...]

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Apr 19, 2019

Volunteer of the Year: Cindy Reffke’s tireless work to prevent suicide

Photo of Cindy Reffke courtesy of The Post-Crescent. Cindy Reffke has used her family’s painful loss to make others aware of suicide in our community.[...]

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Apr 18, 2019

Grant helps those with dementia make beautiful music

Fox Valley Memory Project’s On a Positive Note chorus entertained an audience of nearly 200 for their spring concert finale on Sunday, March 31., thanks[...]

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Apr 15, 2019

Fund puts technology in the hands of students in need

Little Chute 1st grader Kyle Walker receives a computer, thanks to the Corey & Kristy Stumpf Tech for Kids Fund within the Community Foundation. The[...]

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Apr 30, 2019

SESSION IS FULL – 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 01, 2019

22nd Annual Celebrating Volunteers Community Gala!

Time: 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Location: Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley

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May 08, 2019

Leadership Forum: Build Long-Term Financial Stability

Time: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center Room 112A

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May 20, 2019

Introduction to the Funding Information Network Workshop

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Seeley J. Mudd Library at Lawrence University

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May 22, 2019

DONOR EVENT: Fox Cities Veterans Village

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Glenpark Apartments (Project Site)

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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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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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