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Strengthening Our Community


Helping people make a difference in the lives of others in meaningful and lasting ways.


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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.

Jan 22, 2018

Deadlines approaching for $1 million in scholarships

The Community Foundation has more than $1 million in scholarship money available to students from 60 schools in the region, and the application deadlines are[...]

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Jan 19, 2018

Estate gift will repay what Shawano has given

Todd and Mary Raether want to encourage people to support their community through a fund at the Community Foundation, but they realize giving now is[...]

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Jan 18, 2018

Hub for homeless services seeks to build stability

People dealing with homelessness and advocates offering them help will have their own home base with the expected opening in March of a Day Resource[...]

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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 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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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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Over the years, you learn the joy of giving.

O.C. Boldt

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The more you share, the more you have.

Bob Karisny

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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 $240 million in grants since 1986.

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