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Tax reform offers some advantages for charitable giving

Posted on Dec 6, 2018, by

While there are many predictions of dire consequences for charitable giving with the higher standard deduction implemented with tax reform, giving expert Bryan Clontz says there are two particularly favorable opportunities for donors. Clontz, President of Florida-based Charitable Solutions, frequently speaks to professional advisors in the Fox Valley at gatherings arranged by the Community Foundation. […]

Small grant gives big start to Safe Routes

Posted on Nov 19, 2018, by

If the geography represented by the people in attendance at a recent workshop was any indication, there is widespread interest among municipal officials in Safe Routes to Parks. Fox Cities Greenways presented the workshop at the Neenah headquarters of Miron Construction on Nov. 8, with the support of a $500 grant from the Environmental Stewardship […]

Clintonville Honors Community Hero

By Jeff Hoffman, Clintonville Area Foundation This past weekend our Clintonville Area Foundation selected our 2018 recipient of the Community Heroes Award—Connie Mitchell. Connie is considered a significant role model by people around her: in her family, church, place of employment and community organizations. Connie’s volunteer service is a whirlwind of participation in those spheres […]

Delving into Donorship

Posted on Oct 2, 2018, by

As we approach the end of the year, we’re entering what many call the “giving season,” when gifts to charitable organizations increase. But besides the time of year, what really motivates donors to give? Giving trends may shift in our ever-changing landscape, but the needs in our communities remain the same. That is why planned […]

Leading with the right stuff

Leading a nonprofit organization or volunteering on community boards takes determination along with the kind of expertise and tools most of us didn’t learn in school. That’s why the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region launched the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative two years ago, to help strengthen hundreds of local nonprofits by providing support, collaboration […]