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August 2020

$204,157 from COVID Fund Provides Critical Support to 15 More Nonprofits

The F.R.E.S.H. Project at the Shawano County Farmer’s Market. Large sections of Shawano County are “food deserts,” areas with low household incomes and limited access to food. A grant from the COVID-19 Community Response Fund will help the nonprofit establish a new food pantry. Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund […]

Pandemic Pivoting and Planning in Our New Fiscal Year

A grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation to the Waupaca Community Arts Board helped the community create hundreds of Kindness Flags, which were displayed recently in downtown Waupaca.  By Tammy Geenen, Vice President Community Engagement, Community Foundation Unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic during the last several months continue to […]

Appleton’s Octoberfest is Reimagined for 2020

Reimagined for 2020: Octoberfest will look a little different this year, due to COVID-19. By Nikki Voelzke, Octoberfest marketing committee member From the very first Octoberfest in 1981 to today, the Octoberfest mission remains the same – to set a stage for nonprofit organizations to showcase the good work they do in our community and […]