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Jan 17, 2018

Teen symposium seeks to build leaders

Nineteen Fox Valley schools will send more than 300 freshmen to invest a day at the 2018 Teen Symposium in hopes that the payoff will[...]

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Jan 15, 2018

Advocate will help LEAVEN clients to degree

Two years ago, Fox Valley Technical College worked with nonprofit organizations, grant funders and employers to address an employment problem in the Fox Valley. The[...]

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Jan 10, 2018

500th subscriber uses the Loop to inform coworkers

We’re by no means going to challenge any major metropolitan newspapers anytime soon, but subscriptions to The Loop have been growing steadily since we added[...]

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Jan 8, 2018

Nominations open for 2018 volunteer awards

2017 Award Recipients Carolyn Ragusett, 2017 Arts Award. Above, Jane Dwyre Garton, 2017 Rugland Community Service Award. Kaylie Bittner, 2017 Youth Award Sally Podoski, 2017[...]

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Jan 4, 2018

MegaBites fun may help build tech work force

Giving students fun experiences with science and technology now, may kindle enough interest to make predictions of a substantial shortage of workers to fill needed[...]

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Jan 3, 2018

Performance presents perspective of women in prison

Submitted by William Von Lopik ESTHER Community Organizer A free performance to be presented the evening of Jan. 27 at the Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship[...]

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Jan 25, 2018

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative – JOIN A BOARD: Topic — Women & Girls

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Timber Rattlers Stadium

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Jan 27, 2018

Strong Women: Play & Discussion “The Power of Grace”

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

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Jan 29, 2018

Basic Needs Giving Partnership Brown Bag

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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Logo for CACF Jan 31, 2018

Application Deadline: Chilton Area Community Foundation

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

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Feb 06, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

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

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Feb 11, 2018

Diversity Discovery Free Day

Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: The Building for Kids Children's Museum

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Feb 14, 2018

Bright Idea Fund Information Session

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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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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Anyone, of any giving means, now has a vehicle where they can put their money and know it will be effectively used to further environmental causes.

Dick Gosse

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We know our small gift will multiply."

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

Raquel Strayer

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