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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 […]

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin partners with farmers

It may be winter in eastern Wisconsin, but Farm Link is preparing for another season to help feed the hungry by providing nutritious foods for area food pantries. Photo courtesy of Springdale Farm. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin partners with local farmers to bring fresh, healthy produce to local food pantries. The project is called Farm […]

Local generosity helps grant the “Power of a Wish”

January 13 is Make your Dream Come True Day. 8-year-old Gabriel of Greenville wished for a camper, and Make-A-Wish Wisconsin made his dream come true thanks to generous donors in the community. Community Foundation funds supporting Make-A-Wish Wisconsin are listed below this article. By Kris Teofilo, Senior Regional Director Make-A-Wish Wisconsin Together, through Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin, […]

Report: COVID-19’s crushing impact on women in Northeast Wisconsin

The pandemic has been devastating for women on all levels – economically, socially, mentally and physically. We have heard the statistics and stories from a national perspective, but the newly released COVID-19 Impact on Women in Northeast Wisconsin Study has captured the local impact of the pandemic on women in Northeast Wisconsin. The Women’s Fund […]

New news lab 2021 Archive

Imperiled Shores November 4, 2021, Wisconsin Watch and WPR Wisconsin’s Great Lakes communities expect to spend $245 million in five years to protect shorelines as a climate ‘tug of war’ drives extreme shifts in water levels. Read More As Lake Michigan shoreline vanishes, Wisconsinites try to fight waves with walls November 4, 2021, Wisconsin Watch […]

State History Museum project gets enormous boost

The next chapter of our state’s history is being written, and the Wisconsin Historical Society has a rare opportunity to deliver an unforgettable modern history museum to celebrate and honor Wisconsin. Photo courtesy: John Hart The Wisconsin Historical Society in Madison has been working towards building a new $120 million, 100,000 square-foot museum for more […]

Grants to help viewers dive to Door County shipwrecks

Photo credits: Wisconsin Historical Society In June 2020, members of PBS Wisconsin’s production team and the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Maritime Archeology department set out on the blustery waters of Door County’s infamous Death’s Door. Headed toward Washington Island, their intended destination was not the island itself but below the surface of the water. They were […]

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, […]