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Oct 9, 2019

Cindy Wyngaard’s gift of nature for all ages

Cindy Wyngaard loves the outdoors so much, she can’t imagine sitting idle! “I’m not a knitter, a quilter or a reader. I can’t sit still[...]

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Oct 7, 2019

Jenny Krikava joins the Community Foundation

We warmly welcome Jenny Krikava as our new community engagement manager. She’s already doing great things! By Jenny Krikava, Community Engagement Manager, Community Foundation Hi,[...]

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Oct 3, 2019

Next steps for Imagine Fox Cities

Support for Imagine Fox Cities has been provided by grants from the Bright Idea Fund and David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund, both[...]

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Oct 2, 2019

Waupaca Area Community Foundation looks forward

Established in 2003, the Waupaca Area Community Foundation’s mission is to preserve and improve the quality of life for the people of the greater Waupaca[...]

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Sep 30, 2019

This generation can tame climate change

“Attending the Nobel Conference this year was an eye-opening experience. The conference inspired me to want to change my community, and tell what I learned[...]

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Sep 25, 2019

Fox River Lock System will soon sport a new visitor center

A new Fox Locks Visitor Center will be built next year along Lawe Street in Appleton, giving visitors a hands-on opportunity to learn about the[...]

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Oct 24, 2019

Application Deadline: Infant Welfare Circle Grants

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

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Nov 01, 2019

Application Deadline: SAC Developmental Disabilities Grants

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

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Nov 14, 2019

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Menlo Park Coworking Space

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Dec 02, 2019

Application Deadline: Clintonville Area Foundation

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

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Dec 05, 2019

Lightbulb Lab

Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Seth's Coffee and Bake Shop

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Dec 20, 2019

Salvation Army Red Kettle Match Day!

Time: All Day
Location: Fox Cities

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Dec 25, 2019

Closed for Christmas

Time: All Day
Location: Community Foundation

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Jan 17, 2020

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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"From the very bottom of my heart, I greatly appreciate everything you and the Community Foundation continue to do to honor Kodye."

Lisa Fassbender, Kodye's mom


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"It feels nice to know our estate gift will keep our memory alive and allow our money to grow in a good way after we’re gone.”

Patti Schoenborn-Kinjerski


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Donita Gross


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Our Stories

Through the generosity of our donors, the Community Foundation has awarded more than $295 million in grants since 1986.

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"It’s a way for me to give back to the things I care about and know that those gifts will go on forever.”

Cindy Wyngaard


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