skip mobile navigation
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Do you know there’s now a community vision for the Fox Cities? Learn more here!
Aa Aa Aa

Category Archives

General

Clintonville Area Charities Receive $11,215

Posted on Oct 22, 2019, by

The Clintonville Area Foundation, one of our regional affiliates, has awarded $11,215 in grants to seven charitable organizations serving the Clintonville area. The grants, which benefit a range of community causes, were awarded from a variety of charitable funds within the community foundation this year. Eligible nonprofit organizations submitted grant requests through the foundation’s annual […]

Last day for Regional Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Survey

There’s still time to take the Regional Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Survey. Nonprofits can participate in a northeast Wisconsin survey supported by the Community Foundation and other partners to give nonprofits access to free regional compensation and benefits data specific to nonprofits. The survey ends today. The survey gives nonprofit leaders one more gauge on […]

Professional advisors have a powerful ally in the Community Foundation

For professional advisors in the Fox Valley region, helping clients achieve their charitable giving goals just got a little easier. The Community Foundation is providing several new avenues to give advisors, legal consultants, estate planners and other financial advisors the tools and resources they need. A new website portal launched last week allows advisors to […]

Tomorrow’s Children of Waupaca receives technology boost

The Waupaca Area Community Foundation, one of our regional affiliates, hosted its annual Celebration of Giving on October 1st, awarding $80,500 in grants to local nonprofit organizations. One of the recipients is Tomorrow’s Children, a nonprofit helping children who’ve experienced trauma. By Kelly Hackett, Waupaca Area Community Foundation Tomorrow’s Children, a residential care center in […]

Cindy Wyngaard’s gift of nature for all ages

Posted on Oct 9, 2019, by

Cindy Wyngaard loves the outdoors so much, she can’t imagine sitting idle! “I’m not a knitter, a quilter or a reader. I can’t sit still that long! I’d rather be outside doing anything, especially in, on or near water,” says Cindy, who lives in Kaukauna. A few years ago, the Kimberly-Clark retiree shared with friends […]

Jenny Krikava joins the Community Foundation

Posted on Oct 7, 2019, by

We warmly welcome Jenny Krikava as our new community engagement manager. She’s already doing great things! By Jenny Krikava, Community Engagement Manager, Community Foundation Hi, I’m Jenny Krikava, the newest member of the community engagement team here at the Community Foundation. My primary responsibility will be to serve as the lead professional support for competitive […]

Next steps for Imagine Fox Cities

Posted on Oct 3, 2019, by

Support for Imagine Fox Cities has been provided by grants from the Bright Idea Fund and David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund, both within the Community Foundation, as well as major contributions from Bank of Kaukauna, Boldt, Community First Credit Union,Galloway, SECURA, ThedaCare, and Thrivent. Additional support came from Kimberly-Clark, Miller Electric, NAI […]

Waupaca Area Community Foundation looks forward

Posted on Oct 2, 2019, by

Established in 2003, the Waupaca Area Community Foundation’s mission is to preserve and improve the quality of life for the people of the greater Waupaca area. The WACF is a regional affiliate of the Appleton-based Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. Photo credit: Teri Van Dam. By: Stephen Johnson, Board President, Waupaca Area Community […]

This generation can tame climate change

Posted on Sep 30, 2019, by

“Attending the Nobel Conference this year was an eye-opening experience. The conference inspired me to want to change my community, and tell what I learned about the global climate crisis.” — Vivian Coenen, Appleton West student Nobel 55 deepened my understanding of climate change and its proposed solutions, but it exposed the complex relationship with […]