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New group builds partnership to fight tough weeds

Posted on Dec 23, 2019, by

Watch out invasive weeds, there’s a new posse in town. About 30 people gathered at Mosquito Hill Nature Center in New London Dec. 12 for the organizational meeting to create a Fox Valley Cooperative Invasive Management Area (CISMA). The crowd included foresters, woodlot owners, nature center staff members, conservation advisors, DNR employees and gardeners. The […]

Community Foundation expands, Community Care relocates

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region is nearly doubling its current offices to better respond to the needs of donors and nonprofit organizations. The Community Foundation, which employs 26, will add almost 10,000 square feet currently occupied by Community Care Inc. The Community Foundation also includes the Women’s Fund and Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, […]

California Community Foundation supports wildfire relief

In times of natural disasters, community foundations are a great resource and convenor for helping those impacted. The California Community Foundation is sharing several ways that folks can help support communities ravaged by multiple wildfires, which are threatening neighborhoods and forcing people to leave their homes: “This year follows one of Southern California’s largest and […]

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 […]

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 […]