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Grants Making a Difference

Helping those who help our youngest children

Catalpa Health, a local mental health and wellness organization for kids, has a mission of helping children and families improve their mental health and wellness. Expanding services to Waupaca in 2018 (with significant support from funds within the Waupaca Area Community Foundation) has allowed Catalpa to serve the needs of children and families in the […]

Generous Gift Provides Another $6.24 million to Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofit Organizations

Thirty-two nonprofits throughout northeastern Wisconsin received a much-needed boost when the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region awarded more than $6.24 million in grants. The fund has provided over $21 million in grants since its creation four years ago. The Nelsons, who lived in […]

Community Foundation Awards $24 Million in Grants During Last Half of 2021

The Community Foundation awarded $24.2 million in grants from charitable funds under its administration to 966 nonprofit organizations during the last six months of 2021. Since its founding in 1986, the Community Foundation has awarded $412.9 million in grants. Its 1,780 charitable funds under management total $564.7 million in assets.  “The donors we serve are […]

Tuning in to the Waupaca community

Local Waupaca community radio station WAUP 99.1 received its broadcasting license in 2015. The station provides access to community broadcasting for the people of Waupaca and nearby surrounding areas. In 2021 the station received a grant of $3,000 from the Waupaca Area Community Foundation (one of our five geographic affiliate partners), for general support of […]

Memory Link: Helping You Navigate the Memory Loss Journey

The Fox Valley Memory Project has a new, free, evidenced-based program called Memory Link, providing support and resources to those living at home with memory loss and their caregivers within Calumet, Outagamie, Winnebago and Waupaca Counties. As resource navigators for the Memory Link Program, we have been warmly embraced into our participants network of support. […]