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November 2016

Turn Giving Tuesday into a gift for all time

Posted on Nov 29, 2016, by

Today’s designation as Giving Tuesday serves as a good reminder to think not just about giving now, but also giving later. Many people who aren’t able to make substantial charitable gifts during life can include support for favorite causes in their estate plan. Here are some ways to do it that you may not have […]

Special gift delays start for new community engagement manager

Posted on Nov 22, 2016, by

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

Posted on Nov 18, 2016, by

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 […]

Reflection and vision after 30 years

Posted on Nov 16, 2016, by

By President & CEO Curt Detjen and 2015-16 Board Chair Al Zierler The year was 1986 when a forward-thinking group of community leaders came together to help Walter L. Rugland fulfill his dream of establishing a Community Foundation. Careful, thoughtful consideration was given to including “for the Fox Valley Region” in the name. The founders understood […]