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Community foundations braced for storm relief

Posted on Sep 14, 2018, by

Hurricane Florence’s only effect on the Fox Valley is going to be a week of warm weather, but warm wishes undoubtedly will flow back from our donors to storm victims in the Carolinas and surrounding states. You can use reliable relief agencies like the American Red Cross or Salvation Army or work through a community […]

$650,000 grant will help ‘Loop the Locks’

Posted on May 4, 2018, by

When the Village of Little Chute and City of Kaukauna proposed an 1,100-foot pedestrian and bicycle bridge connecting the two communities across the Fox River, even with money coming from Outagamie County and both municipalities, the $2.5 million project was going to require more than $1 million from grants and donations. That challenge got a […]

Foundation receives $100 million estate gift

Posted on May 1, 2018, by

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region has received an estate gift of more than $100 million, the largest single gift in its 32-year history and among the largest ever in Wisconsin. The gift, arranged by former media executive David L. Nelson and his wife, Rita, has established the David L. and Rita E. Nelson […]