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November 2016

Newspaper’s reach and Foundation’s trustworthiness work together

President and CEO Curt Detjen was interviewed as part of The Post-Crescent’s Stock the Shelves campaign to battle hunger in Wisconsin. The Community Foundation handles the collection of the monetary donations for Stock the Shelves. The campaign runs through Dec. 5.  Here is the Q&A with Curt, published Nov. 15.   Name: Curt Detjen Organization: Community […]

Special gift delays start for new community engagement manager

Our newest staff member, Carolyn Desrosiers, will join us Jan. 9 as a community engagement manager, overseeing competitive grant programs. Carolyn comes from Goodwill Industries of East Central Wisconsin, where she was steward of annual giving, supervising giving campaigns, providing fund development and stewardship guidance to eight Goodwill NCW programs and doing grant-writing, special event […]

Northeast Wisconsin celebrates philanthropy

The Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is celebrating philanthropy with an awards banquet and daylong educational event at Liberty Hall and Conference Center in Kimberly. The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region is a sponsor, along with the community foundations on Green Bay and Oshkosh. These individuals are being recognized […]

Community has reason to celebrate Foundation’s 30th birthday

There is plenty to celebrate as the Community Foundation approaches the end of our 30th year. The 1,430 charitable funds individuals, families, businesses and organizations have established here distributed a record $19 million in grants during the fiscal year that ended June 30, including scholarships that, for the first time, exceeded $1 million. While more […]