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Strengthening Our Community


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


For Advisors

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.

Jul 17, 2018

Fund helps area children pursue the arts

Area children and the community are two important things to Les and Dar Stumpf of Kaukauna. Together, they have created a youth arts grant program[...]

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Jul 16, 2018

Brillion Nature Center adds ride for seniors

Older residents of Calumet County will be able to bicycle around to some Brillion area local sights, while only exerting their smile muscles, because of[...]

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Jul 9, 2018

Volunteering with a twist

Volunteer Fox Cities has combined volunteering and mystery into one large mobile movement and they call it the Give Back Bus. The Give Back Bus[...]

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Jul 5, 2018

Fourth Beer, Brats and Beethoven on tap July 14

By Linda Drezdzon, Development Director at Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra Music is for everyone! That’s the mission behind Brats, Beer and Beethoven, a free, family-friendly[...]

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Jul 3, 2018

Building hope in the community

Big changes happening inside Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs at 720 W. 5th St. in Appleton may not be visible from the building’s exterior, but they are[...]

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Jul 2, 2018

Shattuck gift served as the model for the Nelson gift

Being selected to give away millions of dollars every year on behalf of the late David and Rita Nelson presents the Community Foundation with both[...]

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Jul 31, 2018

Introduction to the Funding Information Network Workshop

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW-Oshkosh, Sage Hall, computer lab

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Aug 02, 2018

Mile of Music-Free Music Education Events

Time: All Day
Location: Downtown Appleton

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Aug 08, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

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

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Aug 08, 2018

Introduction to Proposal Writing – Funding Information Network Workshop

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Thomas Steitz Hall of Science, Room 202, Lawrence University

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Aug 17, 2018

Creative Kids

Time: 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Houdini Plaza

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Sep 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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Sep 05, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

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

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Sep 11, 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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This gives us something to rally around as the younger generation.

Pierce Smith
NxG Fund Board Member

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Over the years, you learn the joy of giving.

O.C. Boldt

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

Brad Pickett

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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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It really brought a lot of joy.

Mame Heaney, about her mother

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