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Feb 22, 2018

Best-selling author joins Bubolz dedication

Richard Louv, the author of the best-seller “Last Child in the Woods” and inventor of the term “nature-deficit disorder,” will be on hand for the[...]

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Feb 21, 2018

Laack scholarship helps 18 Calumet County grads in just four years

A scholarship fund set up to benefit graduates from six Calumet County school districts by a hard-working couple is itself working hard to carry out[...]

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Feb 20, 2018

LEAVEN staff training POINTed to expansion

Mary Parsons had a gut feeling about why clients at LEAVEN weren’t getting services they were being referred to, but she needed someone to POINT[...]

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Feb 16, 2018

Nonprofits partner to teach teens to play instruments

By Dana Berger Business Director, Kurt Stein’s School of Music Inc. Kurt Stein’s School of Music and YouthGo of Neenah will be collaborating to provide music[...]

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Feb 15, 2018

Great ideas fueled by a cup of coffee

When Lynn Peters calls and asks someone from a nonprofit to have a cup of coffee with her, they should quickly say yes. The result[...]

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Feb 7, 2018

Community shows the love for Mielkes

When the call went out for donations to a lasting endowment fund for early childhood education to honor Dr. John and Sally Mielke, the community[...]

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Mar 01, 2018

Application Deadline: Basic Needs Giving Partnership Grants

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

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Mar 08, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Seth's Coffee & Bake Shop

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Apr 04, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Kaukauna Coffee & Tea - Upstairs

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Apr 05, 2018

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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Apr 12, 2018

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative JOIN A BOARD: TOPIC: Diversity & Inclusion

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

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Apr 26, 2018

Celebrating Volunteers

Time: 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Location: Radisson Paper Valley Hotel

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May 01, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Atlas Waterfront Cafe

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Education has to do with discovery – that learning of the culture, the meanings assigned, the rarefied techniques that have come out of life experiences of people.

Mielke Family Foundation


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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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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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We’ve only just begun.

Sally Mielke


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