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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.

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

Apr 26, 2017

Churchills to discuss great-grandfather

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” A program supported by[...]

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Apr 25, 2017

Former CEO Larry Kath left legacy of caring

Our hearts are heavy as we warmly remember Larry Kath, president and CEO of the Community Foundation from 1997-2003, who died peacefully at age 76[...]

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Apr 20, 2017

Grant gives shelters ‘Garage for Good’

With a single oil change you can further the training of women in a non-traditional trade and support survivors of abuse. The “Garage for Good”[...]

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Apr 18, 2017

Foundation alum now heads regional food program

Patti Habeck, a former Community Foundation community engagement manager, has been named president of Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, the organization announced today.  “Patti Habeck has[...]

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Apr 13, 2017

Bob Ellis moves on to new opportunity

The Community Foundation today is reluctantly saying good-bye to Vice President Development and Donor Services Bob Ellis today. Bob has taken a position as vice president with[...]

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Apr 11, 2017

After five years, Riverview Gardens offers many paths to a better life

A social and agricultural experiment called Riverview Gardens has now been in operation for five years. This recent article on the American Public Works Association[...]

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Apr 27, 2017

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Board PipeLine Topic — Environment

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Fox Valley Technical College, Pepsi Atrium & Culinary Theatre

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02 May 02, 2017

Celebrating Volunteers

Time: 5:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Location: Radisson Paper Valley Hotel

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May 06, 2017

Diversity Discovery Day

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: The Building for Kids Children's Museum

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May 17, 2017

Staff Meet & Greet And Navigating Your Community Foundation Info Session

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

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May 18, 2017

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Executive Director Forum: Topic – Finance

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Fox Valley Technical Colllege, Bordini Center

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May 20, 2017

Fox Cities Community Art Day

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Fox Cities Building for the Arts -- Houdini Plaza

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May 20, 2017

Community Kaleidoscopes: Honoring the Arts in our Ever-Changing Lives

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Thompson Community Center

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May 31, 2017

CAP Services workshop on making poverty solvable

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: UW Fox Valley Perry Hall

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

Charlotte Bates Fenlon

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

Brad Pickett

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It was ridiculously simple.

Mito Kudaka, established a fund

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Our Stories

Through the generosity of our donors, the Community Foundation has awarded more than $221 million in grants since 1986.

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"It's our turn to give."

Bob Endries

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