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Grants Making a Difference

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 […]

Land Trust making a point about preservation

Posted on Sep 11, 2019, by

Stand on the overlook at Wequiock Falls north of Green Bay and you will see a fence loaded with padlocks, some inscribed with initials. An international craze called “love locks” has found this remote Brown County Park along Highway 57. Lovers have clipped the locks on the chain link fence as testimony to the permanence […]

Grant helps atlas that’s for the birds

Posted on Aug 29, 2019, by

If you need to know how many cardinals are in your neighborhood and whether their population is rising or crashing, there’s a book that can help you. The Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas – researched and published every five years – uses informed volunteers to track the mix of birds across the state and how the […]

State History Museum project gets enormous boost

The next chapter of our state’s history is being written, and the Wisconsin Historical Society has a rare opportunity to deliver an unforgettable modern history museum to celebrate and honor Wisconsin. Photo courtesy: John Hart The Wisconsin Historical Society in Madison has been working towards building a new $120 million, 100,000 square-foot museum for more […]

Grants to launch Junior Achievement’s Career Exploration and Financial Literacy Center

Posted on Aug 5, 2019, by

Grants from within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region will support the Community First Career Exploration and Financial Literacy Center, a partnership of Junior Achievement of Wisconsin and Fox Valley Technical College Junior Achievement of Wisconsin has received $733,000 in grants from funds and foundations within the Community Foundation to support the Community […]