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May 2021

Calumet County School Districts Receive Landmark Grants for Mental Health Services

News conference at Calumet County Park announcing new mental health screening and counseling initiative. By Jane Frantz, Development & Communications Director, Samaritan Counseling Center A coalition of five Calumet County school districts will begin to offer school-based mental health screening and counseling services this spring thanks to a $231,544 grant from the Basic Needs Giving […]

Northeast Wisconsin News Collaborative Gets Started with Support from Microsoft

Today the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and Greater Green Bay Community Foundation announce the formation of the NEW News Lab (Northeast Wisconsin News Lab), a new collaborative effort providing technology support, capacity building and additional funding to boost local journalism and newsrooms. It includes six news organizations: Fox Valley 365, The Post-Crescent, […]

New dental clinic on wheels brightens our community – one smile at a time!

The new Tri-County Community Dental Clinic mobile bus is an amazing example of community need being supported by many generous donors in the community including two donor funds within the Community Foundation. The entire cost of the $650,000 mobile clinic was completely covered before the bus was even delivered two days before last Christmas! Just […]

Celebrating and remembering Hmong American Day in the Fox Cities

Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Community Chords: Engagement through Music and Art is an exciting community project I lead as the Hmong Family Outreach Specialist with the Appleton Public Library. It celebrates Hmong American Day on May 14, a time to remember and honor Hmong people’s history, stories, and contributions in the […]

Wisconsin Veterans Village gets boost to hire executive director

By Kim Massey, Wisconsin Veterans Village The Wisconsin Veterans Village, located in Appleton and serving veterans throughout the state, announces the search for its executive director. The position received funding from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership Fund within the Community Foundation supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, the J. J. Keller Foundation and […]