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June 2024

Waupaca Area Community Foundation continues making a difference

Our Waupaca Area Community Foundation affiliate partner celebrated its 20th year of improving the quality of life in Waupaca area communities last year, and its recently released 2023 Community Report highlights examples of its impact. Last year 15 scholarship awards totaling $108,000 helped area students further their education. Grants of $748,937 were given to 50 […]

Kimberly Loop the Locks New Trail Segment

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region’s tagline Together, we flourish. is an appropriate theme of the Loop the Locks trail network.  June 5, 2024, marked the official ribbon cutting celebration of this regionally connecting loop system. Individually, the communities of Appleton, Combined Locks, Kaukauna, Kimberly, and Little Chute have expanded trails during the […]

New Community Fund Milestone Reached in New London

An effort to create a permanent source of funding for community needs in New London has reached its first fundraising milestone of $200,000 contributed by 71 donors. For two years, Joe Van Alstine and Lori Dehlinger Van Alstine have been connecting with community leaders, businesses, organizations and individuals to raise awareness and support of their […]

Grants help Fox Valley Memory Project expand its reach

The Fox Valley Memory Project has significantly expanded its Alzheimer’s and dementia support programs including rural communities in Calumet and Waupaca counties since receiving the Administration for Community Living (ACL) Grant and support from local community foundations. In 2023, we introduced the Mindworks program, a facilitated three-hour class for people with early to mid-stage dementia […]

Women’s Fund grant focus areas create impact

On May 7, 2024, the Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region hosted “Spotlight,” an event that celebrated the organization’s impact and awarded seven Impact grants to local nonprofits serving women and girls in Outagamie, Calumet, Waupaca, Shawano, and northern Winnebago counties, focusing on enhancing economic opportunities to help them reach their full potential. Grants […]

NPLI welcomes Hope Schaefer as Programs and Communications Manager

Hello! My name is Hope Schaefer (she/her) and I’m thrilled to be a part of the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) team as Program and Communications Manager! My official start date was May 1, but I’ve been part of the NPLI community for several years. I’m a graduate of the 2019-2020 Leadership Institute, I’ve attended many […]