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Earth Day a natural time to review grantmaking

Posted on Apr 22, 2019, by

The late Former Wisconsin governor and U.S. senator, Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day. By David Horst environmental grant manager It’s Earth Day today, and it might surprise you to learn this celebration of nature and stewardship of the Earth is well into middle age. This is the 49th Earth Day. As Wisconsinites, we can […]

Fund puts technology in the hands of students in need

Little Chute 1st grader Kyle Walker receives a computer, thanks to the Corey & Kristy Stumpf Tech for Kids Fund within the Community Foundation. The fund was established in 2012 to provide technology assistance to children (early childhood – grade 12) who have severe cognitive and/or developmental disabilities with a demonstrated financial need. By Jill […]

Find your passion, join a board!

Posted on Apr 5, 2019, by

By Annette Look, program manager, Nonprofit Leadership Initiative What do diapers, wigs and the Miles for Myeloma Walk/Run have in common? All three are connected in some way to a Fox Valley nonprofit that will be taking part in the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI)’s upcoming Join a Board event on April 18. Volunteering on a […]

Fox Cities Reads spotlights poverty and eviction

Posted on Apr 4, 2019, by

The Fox Cities Book Festival received a $2,500 grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation to support free public presentations by Matthew Desmond, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, which is the book selected for the Fox Cities Reads. Desmond speaks April 11 at 6:30 p.m. […]