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April 2020

Introducing our new investment approach

We’re pleased to introduce our new Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) Fund Evaluation Group (FEG) Investment Advisors. As of March 1, 2020, the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region’s investment strategy is managed by FEG, whose advisors are working with our volunteer investment committee members, who are local experts in investment and finance.  With […]

One month later: Fund reaches $756,923!

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 $756,000 as of April 17. Check out the list of donors so far! That’s exactly one month after the fund was officially announced by the Community Foundation for the Fox […]

How we capture and celebrate Administrative Professionals Day!

Happy Administrative Professionals Day to our spectacular team! This special day recognizes the valuable professionals who keep the office running smoothly. A little history: The observance first launched in 1952 when the U.S. Secretary of Commerce proclaimed June 4th as the designated “National Secretaries Day.” The name changed to Administrative Professionals Day in 2000 and […]

Earth Day: Why sheltering in place shows need for nature

Posted on Apr 22, 2020, by

By David Horst, Environmental Grants Manager, Community Foundation I have to admit that when the full extent of human suffering COVID-19 would bring became apparent, the work I’ve been doing at the Community Foundation on promoting development of more multi-use trails seemed about to become insignificant, or maybe “nonessential” in the current vocabulary. The Community […]