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October 2019

New idea at Heckrodt was born in the treetops

Posted on Oct 30, 2019, by

Heckrodt’s director of fund development Chris Langenfeld (left), gives donors a peek at how the Children’s Canopy Walk will look. A new activity area planned for Heckrodt Wetland Reserve owes its origin to a vacation taken by staff member Luke Schiller and an observation expressed by his wife, Kylie Luke recounted to a group of […]

What happens after the scholarship?

Composer Chelsea Komschlies receives the 2019 Hermitage Prize at the Aspen Music Festival and School. This past fiscal 2018-2019 year, the Community Foundation granted a record $1.36 million in total scholarships to 436 students from 60 high schools. These scholarships were generated from among 203 funds created by people, businesses and organizations to help students […]

Clintonville Area Charities Receive $11,215

The Clintonville Area Foundation, one of our regional affiliates, awarded $11,215 in grants to seven charitable organizations serving the Clintonville area last year. The grants, which benefit a range of community causes, were awarded from a variety of charitable funds within the community foundation. Eligible nonprofit organizations submit grant requests through the foundation’s annual competitive […]

Last day for Regional Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Survey

There’s still time to take the Regional Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Survey. Nonprofits can participate in a northeast Wisconsin survey supported by the Community Foundation and other partners to give nonprofits access to free regional compensation and benefits data specific to nonprofits. The survey ends today. The survey gives nonprofit leaders one more gauge on […]

Professional advisors have a powerful ally in the Community Foundation

For professional advisors in the Fox Valley region, helping clients achieve their charitable giving goals just got a little easier. The Community Foundation is providing several new avenues to give advisors, legal consultants, estate planners and other financial advisors the tools and resources they need. A new website portal launched last week allows advisors to […]

Tomorrow’s Children of Waupaca receives technology boost

The Waupaca Area Community Foundation, one of our regional affiliates, hosted its annual Celebration of Giving on October 1st, awarding $80,500 in grants to local nonprofit organizations. One of the recipients is Tomorrow’s Children, a nonprofit helping children who’ve experienced trauma. By Kelly Hackett, Waupaca Area Community Foundation Tomorrow’s Children, a residential care center in […]

Cindy Wyngaard’s gift of nature for all ages

Posted on Oct 9, 2019, by

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 that long! I’d rather be outside doing anything, especially in, on or near water,” says Cindy, who lives in Kaukauna. A few years ago, the Kimberly-Clark retiree shared with friends […]

Jenny Krikava joins the Community Foundation

Posted on Oct 7, 2019, by

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, I’m Jenny Krikava, the newest member of the community engagement team here at the Community Foundation. My primary responsibility will be to serve as the lead professional support for competitive […]