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Shawano Area Community Foundation celebrates 2023 year of giving

Our Shawano Area Community Foundation affiliate partner recently released its 2023 Community Report celebrating charitable giving that’s making a lasting impact. In 2023, the Foundation awarded $428,870 in grants to 102 nonprofit organizations. This total includes $37,000 in grants from its Shawano Area Fund to 17 local nonprofits serving the Shawano area. Bridge the Gap‘s one-to-one […]

Celebrating Disability Pride Month: Empowering Healthy Relationships and Sexual Health for Women with Disabilities

July is Disability Pride Month, a time dedicated to honoring the achievements, history, and struggles of the disability community. This month is not just about celebrating diversity, but also about fostering a deeper understanding and awareness of the issues faced by disabled people.   Women with disabilities often face a double bind of discrimination due to […]

Clintonville Area Foundation highlights annual community impact

Posted on Jul 9, 2024, by

Our Clintonville Area Foundation affiliate partner awarded $50,071 in grants to 11 nonprofit organizations in 2023, as highlighted in its recently released 2023 Community Report. The Foundation also awarded 14 scholarships totaling $15,616 to help local students further their education. After receiving $144,904 in contributions last year, its assets increased to $1,382,030. The report includes […]

Waupaca Area Community Foundation continues making a difference

Our Waupaca Area Community Foundation affiliate partner celebrated its 20th year of improving the quality of life in Waupaca area communities last year, and its recently released 2023 Community Report highlights examples of its impact. Last year 15 scholarship awards totaling $108,000 helped area students further their education. Grants of $748,937 were given to 50 […]

New Community Fund Milestone Reached in New London

An effort to create a permanent source of funding for community needs in New London has reached its first fundraising milestone of $200,000 contributed by 71 donors. For two years, Joe Van Alstine and Lori Dehlinger Van Alstine have been connecting with community leaders, businesses, organizations and individuals to raise awareness and support of their […]

Grants help Fox Valley Memory Project expand its reach

The Fox Valley Memory Project has significantly expanded its Alzheimer’s and dementia support programs including rural communities in Calumet and Waupaca counties since receiving the Administration for Community Living (ACL) Grant and support from local community foundations. In 2023, we introduced the Mindworks program, a facilitated three-hour class for people with early to mid-stage dementia […]

Women’s Fund grant focus areas create impact

On May 7, 2024, the Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region hosted “Spotlight,” an event that celebrated the organization’s impact and awarded seven Impact grants to local nonprofits serving women and girls in Outagamie, Calumet, Waupaca, Shawano, and northern Winnebago counties, focusing on enhancing economic opportunities to help them reach their full potential. Grants […]