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COVID-19 Coronavirus and your Community Foundation

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region is actively monitoring fast-moving developments of the global coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

We have activated our Coronavirus pandemic response plan.

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The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities have partnered to establish the COVID-19 Community Response Fund within the Community Foundation to support immediate basic needs relief, short-term response and longer-term recovery.

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Apr 7, 2020

$115,000 from Fund Provides Critical Support to Local Nonprofits During COVID-19

Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox[...]

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Apr 6, 2020

CARES Act includes charitable giving tax incentives

Everyone learns and adjusts during this COVID-19 pandemic because every day is different, requiring us to live, work and play in ways we hadn’t before.[...]

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Apr 3, 2020

COVID-19 Community Response Fund Exceeds $540,000!

Thanks to the people, businesses and organizations that have given to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, the total gifts and corporate commitments received has exceeded[...]

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Apr 2, 2020

The gift of ventilators arrives in the Fox Valley!

ThedaCare Family of Foundations has shared a photo along with the great news that they have received a shipment of some much-needed ventilators, thanks to[...]

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Mar 31, 2020

Announcing the first COVID-19 Community Response Fund recipients!

Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox[...]

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Mar 30, 2020

This is the moment the Fox Valley’s philanthropic community was made for!

Curt Detjen is President and CEO of Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. Peter Kelly is President and CEO of United Way Fox Cities.[...]

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

Brad Pickett


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What you put into life, you get back out of life.

Raquel Strayer


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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 just an outstanding way to enable people to give back to their community.

Kim Rietbrock, attorney for Violet Laack


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