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Amy Spreeman

Young leaders empowered in Fox Valley

More than 400 students from seven area school districts attended a three-day African Heritage Emerging Leader Student Institute event last week at Liberty Hall in Kimberly, along with hundreds of educators who participated in leadership workshops. A $2,500 grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation helped support the event. By Sabrina Robins, […]

Voting for a Change exhibit comes to Neenah

Posted on Feb 7, 2019, by

Voting for Change: A $5,000 grant from the Bright Idea Fund and a $2,000 grant from the William and Helen Burger Memorial Fund, both within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, are helping to bring the history of the 19th Amendment to life at the Neenah Historical Society for thousands of Neenah students and […]

Lawrence opera students sing and sign in innovative outreach

(PHOTO CREDIT: Lawrence University) Lawrence opera students utilize sign language in a new conception of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players, and Dancers. The production will help educate hearing audiences about the richness of deaf/hard-of-hearing language and culture, thanks to grants from the Bright Idea Fund and the Jewelers Mutual Charitable Giving Fund, […]

Help us shine the light on volunteers!

Now is the time to shine the spotlight on the people who go above and beyond to help make the community a better place with their gifts of time. Each spring, hundreds of people in the Fox Valley area come together to celebrate volunteerism and honor those who serve. Nominate an outstanding volunteer by February […]