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New idea at Heckrodt was born in the treetops

Posted on Oct 30, 2019, by

Heckrodt’s director of fund development Chris Langenfeld (left), gives donors a peek at how the Children’s Canopy Walk will look. A new activity area planned for Heckrodt Wetland Reserve owes its origin to a vacation taken by staff member Luke Schiller and an observation expressed by his wife, Kylie Luke recounted to a group of […]

Rethinking charitable giving in the Fox Valley

Posted on Aug 8, 2019, by

Mark Germano shares giving statistics August 7 at the at the Fox Valley Technical College D.J. Bordini Center. The event, Charitable Giving: Glass Half Full or Half Empty, was hosted by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities When it comes to people investing in their communities, what drives […]

Photo perfect: Brats, Beer and Beethoven!

Posted on Jul 8, 2019, by

What a fantastic night to tailgate and take in a symphony under the stars! A $10,000 Bright Idea Fund grant from within the Community Foundation supported Friday’s “Brats, Beer & Beethoven” event at Fox Cities Stadium’s Neuroscience Group Field. The annual free, family-friendly evening features a concert by the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra and guest […]

Nonprofits learn donor conversations are magic

Posted on May 9, 2019, by

More than 115 nonprofit leaders gather for a forum at Fox Valley Technical College to increase their knowledge on how to steward their donors and strengthen their organizations’ financial future. By Annette Look, Program Manager, Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) On May 8, the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative and the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region […]

Three questions can make philanthropy happen

Posted on May 9, 2019, by

Local professional financial advisors glean expert philanthropic advice for their clients Tuesday at the Fox Cities Environmental Learning Campus at Bubolz Nature Preserve, presented by the Community Foundation. Philanthropy consultant and national speaker Kathryn Miree offers three questions that, asked more frequently by estate accountants and lawyers, would improve the community. The questions concern charitable […]