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Community Foundation expands, Community Care relocates

Posted on Nov 5, 2019, by

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

Posted on Nov 1, 2019, by

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 […]

Compensation and benefits survey to launch Oct. 1

Pillars team meeting. Photo by Lisa Strandberg By Lisa Strandberg, project director, InterSector A pilot wouldn’t fly a plane without consulting dashboard gauges. Unfortunately, many nonprofit leaders pilot their organizations without easy access to the information they need to stay on course. A free regional nonprofit compensation and benefits survey will launch in October to […]

Clintonville’s new Community Hero

One of our five affiliate partners, the Clintonville Area Foundation (CAF), has bestowed its 2019 Community Heroes Award on local volunteer Ralph Williams. The award ceremony was part of the Foundation’s annual fundraiser, The Art of Living/Giving, held at the Perform Clintonville Riverside Golf Course. Here is a slideshow from the event. Click the arrows […]

How you can help Hurricane Dorian victims

Photo via Center for Disaster Philanthropy. If you’re interested in a trustworthy way to help the victims from Hurricane Dorian, community foundations throughout the southeast have activated disaster relief funds to help those in the Bahamas and the eastern United States affected by the storm. Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas on Sunday, September […]