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

Sep 20, 2018

Brick-by-brick, Navarino Nature Center builds playscape

By Tim Ewing, Director/Naturalist, Navarino Nature Center Navarino Nature Center in Shiocton is creating a new natural playscape designed to get children outdoors exploring the[...]

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Sep 19, 2018

Community Foundation welcomes Amy Spreeman

My name is Amy Spreeman, and I am so excited to join the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region as the Marketing Technologist. It’s[...]

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Sep 17, 2018

Building for Kids removes fear of STEM learning

Kids and parents are excited for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)  through the Innovation Lab, the latest expansion at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum.[...]

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Sep 14, 2018

Community foundations braced for storm relief

Hurricane Florence’s only effect on the Fox Valley is going to be a week of warm weather, but warm wishes undoubtedly will flow back from[...]

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Sep 13, 2018

Music program is breaking down barriers

Music is for everyone! Thanks to three-year, $30,000 Bright Idea Fund grant from the Community Foundation, Fox Valley Symphony has been able to expand its[...]

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Sep 12, 2018

Leading with the right stuff

Leading a nonprofit organization or volunteering on community boards takes determination along with the kind of expertise and tools most of us didn’t learn in[...]

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Oct 01, 2018

Application Deadline: Shawano Area Community Foundation

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

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Oct 02, 2018

Grant Workshop – Telling Your Story in 5 Minutes or Less

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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Oct 03, 2018

Lightbulb Lab

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

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03 Oct 03, 2018

P.A.R.T.Y. at the P.A.C.

Time: 9:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Fox Cities Performing Art Center

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Oct 04, 2018

Nonprofit Planned Giving Workshop

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Bridgewood Resort Hotel & Conference Center

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04 Oct 04, 2018

P.A.R.T.Y. at the P.A.C.

Time: 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Fox Cities Performing Art Center

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Oct 25, 2018

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative JOIN A BOARD – TOPIC: Veterans

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

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Nov 01, 2018

Application Deadline: SAC Developmental Disabilities Grants

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

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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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