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COVID-19

Artists’ notecards help others reconnect

A notecard painting by Hortonville artist Mike Vanevenhoven. Social distancing and stay-at-home orders can make it easy to feel disconnected from the people most important to us. Staying in touch with friends and loved ones is critical to our well-being, whether you’re a social butterfly or an introvert. The pandemic has changed the way we […]

Governor Evers Announces $10 Million in Grants for Nonprofits

Posted on Nov 3, 2020, by

Today Governor Tony Evers announced a $10-million investment aimed at providing economic stabilization for nonprofit organizations providing critical services to Wisconsinites during COVID-19, which continues to surge across Wisconsin. “The COVID-19 pandemic has affected folks and families across our state in nearly every aspect of their lives,” says Gov. Evers. “Our nonprofit organizations have been […]

Rhoades Sanford extends WACF grantmaking

Posted on Oct 27, 2020, by

Tomorrow’s Children of Waupaca recently received a grant from the Waupaca Area Community Foundation, one of our affiliate partners, toward the purchase and training of a therapy dog to work with children with traumatic or difficult pasts. The Waupaca Area Community Foundation’s grantmaking this year was extended by an extra $20,000 thanks to a new […]

Difficult commercial lot becomes triple win

Posted on Oct 13, 2020, by

Theodora Vander Maazen was a client Jeff Billings really liked. An attorney with Godfrey and Kahn who relocated from the Fox Cities to Milwaukee, he has worked with the family for years. “She was a wonderful, salt-of-the-earth kind of person. She was all about her family and was definitely a light that brought them all […]

COVID-19 Fund Grants $100,732 to 11 Nonprofits

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, 11 nonprofits were recently awarded $100,732 in grants to assist […]

COVID-19 Fund Grant Assists Shawano Autism Resource

Bridge the Gap is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created for those whose lives have been touched by autism. It is a resource for families waiting for state funding, implementing uncovered treatment protocols or in immediate crisis directly related to an autism spectrum disorder. Bridge the Gap’s purpose is to decrease financially related stress, increase understanding […]

Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra Video Series Highlights Local Nonprofits

The “Amplify Our Signal” series started Friday, September 18. Videos with leaders from local nonprofit organizations and musical performers will be available on the Fox valley Symphony Orchestra’s YouTube channel. By Jamie LaFreniere, Executive Director, Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra The Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra is giving the microphone to area nonprofit organizations in a special […]