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December 2018

Community Foundation awards 5 new Bright Idea Fund grants

By Carolyn Desrosiers, Community Engagement Manager The Community Foundation’s Bright Idea Fund has awarded five new grants to nonprofit organizations striving to improve the quality of life in the Fox Valley region. This fund combines dollars from endowments established by generous donors to address ever-changing community needs in Outagamie, Calumet, Waupaca and Shawano counties and […]

Parents: It’s scholarship time!

Winter is here, and while high school seniors may not be filling out college applications quite yet, you can bet their parents are already pondering the “T” word – tuition – and wondering how to afford those fees. We can help! This is the perfect time to start getting a jump on available scholarships, and […]

Clintonville Goodfellows to make spirits bright for 600

Today many people will come through the doors of Memory Lanes Bowling and Banquet Hall in Clintonville, and leave with their arms laden with much-needed groceries and Christmas gifts they would not otherwise be able to afford. It’s distribution day for a unique charitable organization called the Clintonville Goodfellows Association, whose volunteers have been busy […]

Year-end giving: 5 tips to finish 2018 well

By Shelly Leadley, Director of Donor Services It’s a privilege to witness the generosity of our donors each day, and it’s especially exciting this month when energy and activity levels are at their highest. Anyone can help make the holidays brighter by giving online to the Community Foundation or many of our funds anytime. Complete […]

Community Foundation welcomes Jennifer Osborn

Posted on Dec 3, 2018, by

Hi! My name is Jen Osborn. As the administrative associate supporting Community Engagement, I feel very blessed to be a part of The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. I’m especially passionate about helping others and love watching growth happen. I have oodles of administrative experience at local companies like Bassett Mechanical, Builders FirstSource […]