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Nonprofit Webinar Series to Focus on Donor Relationships and Fundraising

The Community Foundation is one of the sponsors of this webinar series with a Bright Idea Fund grant supporting the event. Other sponsors are the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, United Way Fox Cities, CLA, and Association of Fundraising Professionals – NE Wisconsin Chapter. Nonprofit staff and board members are encouraged to participate in a nonprofit webinar […]

2020 Census-related grants available for local nonprofits

Posted on Mar 6, 2020, by

By Tammy Geenen, Vice President of Community Engagement As a 2020 U.S. Census partner, the Community Foundation is helping to support local nonprofit organizations in the Fox Valley region that work with people who have been historically underrepresented in the count. This includes young children, immigrants, people of color, complex households and renters. We recently […]

Results are in for Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Survey

Posted on Feb 6, 2020, by

A lively group of more than 80 nonprofit executive directors, staff and board members, and funders gathered last week for a bird’s-eye view of regional nonprofit compensation and benefits trends. InterSector, the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities co-hosted the event as collaborators on the 2019 Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofit […]

Celebrating Volunteers 2020 is ready for nominations!

Do you know local volunteers who put their hearts and souls into serving others in the Fox Valley? Nominate them for a well-deserved award! The Celebrating Volunteers nominations are now open. Check out the 2019 awardees here. Nominations are being accepted for an annual event celebrating some of the Fox Valley’s outstanding volunteers and nonprofit-business […]

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 […]