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Bright Idea Fund Results

Foundation-directed grants making a difference

Our Bright Idea Fund combines dollars from generous donors who believe in giving in ways that address ever-changing community needs together. The fund generates grants to preserve the quality of life in Calumet, Outagamie, Shawano and Waupaca counties and the Neenah-Menasha area of Winnebago county.

Grants Making a Difference

Grants awarded from the fund address priorities that are included within the five focus areas below. Choose the boxes to learn how we are investing in these areas in the Fox Valley region.




The Bright Idea Fund:

  • Offers ways that you can give to help address community needs. Learn how.
  • Is informed by community-based data found in research like the Fox Cities LIFE Study.
  • Engages staff, board members and volunteers representing diverse professional, personal and community backgrounds when making grant decisions.