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January 2021

Greenways annual meeting counts many accomplishments

It was a celebration of collaboration when Fox Cities Greenways members gathered virtually Thursday, Jan. 28, for the nonprofit trail advocacy group’s annual meeting. Working with East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission and the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, outgoing Board President Holly Femal made this list of accomplishments possible: Hosting the Fox […]

We are listening and learning as we address diversity, equity and inclusion in 2021

The diversity, equity, and inclusion journey begins with each one of us listening and learning from one another to strengthen and enrich our communities together. By Jon Stellmacher, Community Foundation Board Chair Our nation has certainly experienced historical events unlike our nation has seen in over 50 years: a once-in-a-century pandemic and social justice issues […]

What is the Community Foundation’s Investment Approach?

By Kathryn Mawer, CFA, CAIA Vice President / OCIO Advisor, FEG Investment Advisors The Community Foundation supports donors, families and nonprofit agencies in their endeavor to make a permanent impact on the community through the use of a long-term approach called an endowment. The endowment accepts, holds and invests donations from charitable contributors for distribution […]

Pandemic gives Menasha grad chance to pay scholarships forward

Holly Hartung isn’t sure how charitable giving became so important in her life, but she suspects the little offering envelopes she was given while attending St. John’s Catholic School in Menasha might have gotten it started. She knew the little envelopes were just for her, and she alone could decide the amount of her contribution. […]