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Basic Needs Giving Partnership

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 […]

Women’s Funds in NE Wisconsin Embark on COVID-19 Impact Study

By Julie Keller, Executive Director, Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region and three other Women’s Funds in Northeastern Wisconsin have come together to collaborate on a sweeping regional study that will lend local data to the assertion made nationwide that women have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 […]

Mission of Hope House here to help families

Mission of Hope House of Wisconsin in New London has received several grants to help families during the economic and health crisis. A $3,000 grant from Clintonville Area Foundation supported operations. Two grants totaling $40,000 from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership allow them to work collaboratively with Forward Services, CAP Services and the Salvation Army […]

Pandemic Pivoting and Planning in Our New Fiscal Year

A grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation to the Waupaca Community Arts Board helped the community create hundreds of Kindness Flags, which were displayed recently in downtown Waupaca.  By Tammy Geenen, Vice President Community Engagement, Community Foundation Unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic during the last several months continue to […]

Basic Needs Giving Partnership releases an additional $5 million to regional nonprofits

$5 million in additional funding has been released to regional nonprofits for emergency relief from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation, supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, the J.J. Keller Foundation, Inc., and other community partners. Leaders from the U.S. Venture Open and the Basic Needs Giving Partnership are […]