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Feb 21, 2020

Clintonville area charities receive $12,500

Clintonville Area Foundation held its 8th annual Grant Distribution Celebration at the The Living Room Coffee Shop this morning, awarding nine area nonprofit groups grants[...]

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Feb 18, 2020

Scholarship helps Kiel High School grad’s academic dreams come true

Time is running short to apply for scholarships at the Community Foundation, and it’s best not to wait until the last minute to apply. Through[...]

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Feb 17, 2020

Pardon our dust: Demo Day at the Community Foundation!

Shelly Leadley, Stacie Belke and Michelle Lippart Hardwick do a bang-up job during our staff demolition celebration. Hard hats: Check. Safety goggles and vests: Yep![...]

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Feb 13, 2020

The opening of new opportunities at Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Wisconsin

Community members gather to celebrate the newly formed Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Wisconsin and the opening of its new facility in Neenah. [...]

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Feb 10, 2020

Community Foundation welcomes Kelly Tanck!

Kelly Tanck is the Community Foundation’s new controller in our finance department. Hello! My name is Kelly Tanck and I’m honored to introduce myself as[...]

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Feb 6, 2020

Results are in for Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Survey

A lively group of more than 80 nonprofit executive directors, staff and board members, and funders gathered last week for a bird’s-eye view of regional[...]

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Mar 02, 2020

Grant 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 04, 2020

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: River Heath - Menlo Park co-working space

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Mar 25, 2020

Navigating Your Community Foundation & Charting a Course for Grantseeking

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

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This gives us something to rally around as the younger generation.

Pierce Smith
NxG Fund Board Member

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

Brad Pickett

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What you put into life, you get back out of life.

Raquel Strayer

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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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It’s just an outstanding way to enable people to give back to their community.

Kim Rietbrock, attorney for Violet Laack

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