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For Advisors

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For Donors

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For Nonprofits

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

Dec 11, 2018

Year-end giving: 5 tips to finish 2018 well

By Shelly Leadley, Director of Donor Services It’s a privilege to witness the generosity of our donors each day, and it’s especially exciting this month[...]

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Dec 10, 2018

Support a charity’s mission in a tax-savvy way

By Ron Altenburg, CPA, Tax Shareholder, Schenck SC Why give to charity?  In studies on the reasons people give, tax reduction regularly ranks low on[...]

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Dec 6, 2018

Tax reform offers some advantages for charitable giving

While there are many predictions of dire consequences for charitable giving with the higher standard deduction implemented with tax reform, giving expert Bryan Clontz says[...]

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Dec 3, 2018

Community Foundation welcomes Jennifer Osborn

Hi! My name is Jen Osborn. As the administrative associate supporting Community Engagement, I feel very blessed to be a part of The Community Foundation[...]

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Dec 3, 2018

Appleton family’s lasting legacy to dentistry

Elaine Fetting was known and loved for her homemade candy, her brilliant photography, her classically trained singing voice and for her strong faith. After her[...]

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Nov 28, 2018

Head Start vision screening a huge success

By Lynn Peters, Community Engagement Manager Ever wonder what happens after a grant ends? As part of the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community[...]

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Dec 21, 2018

Salvation Army Red Kettle Match Day!

Time: All Day
Location: Fox Cities

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Jan 11, 2019

Contemporary Hmong Art & Culture in the Fox Valley: Exhibit and Public Programs

Time: All Day
Location: Lawrence University - Wriston Art Galleries - Kohler Gallery

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Jan 16, 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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Jan 31, 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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Logo for CACF Jan 31, 2019

Application Deadline: Chilton Area Community Foundation

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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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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Over the years, you learn the joy of giving.

O.C. Boldt


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

Raquel Strayer


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I want Mosquito Hill to be an inspiration to the entire community.

Charlotte Bates Fenlon


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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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I always give everything away, but I don’t give away more than I’ve got.

Norman Van Hulle


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