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Many partners make Nelson Crossing happen

Posted on Aug 19, 2020, by

It almost seems like if all the people involved in making a new pedestrian, bicycle and fishing bridge connecting the Little Chute and Kaukauna trail networks happen were to link hands, they, too, could stretch 1,133 feet across the Fox River. Work started almost three weeks ago but a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday (Aug. 18) officially […]

Generous grant supports Generations Gallery at the Neville Public Museum

Ribbon cutting celebration August 5 for the Neville Museum’s renovated exhibit areas. By Kasha Huntowski, Executive Director, Neville Public Museum Foundation After sixteen months of hard work, the Neville Public Museum is proud to announce the renovated core gallery on the second floor is now open to the public. Patrons were able to see the […]

COVID Response Fund Reaches $1 Million in Grants to Local Nonprofits, $1.5 Million in Donations

LEAVEN Fox Cities is among the latest local nonprofits to receive a grant from the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities. In an incredible show of charity and selflessness during a time of challenges, hundreds of generous individuals, businesses and foundations have […]

Grant helps to build Maritime Museum Lighthouse Tower exhibit

A $100,000 grant from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation will soon result in a new exhibit to help visitors understand and appreciate our Wisconsin maritime heritage. By Kevin Osgood, Executive Director, Door County Maritime Museum & Preservation Society The Door County Maritime Museum is expanding our Sturgeon […]

Fox Cities LIFE Study: Single moms experience ten times the poverty rate of couples

The poverty rate for single women raising children was more than ten times higher than the rate for married couples with children across Fox Cities counties from 2014 to 2018, according to data updated in the Fox Cities LIFE Study, funded by your Community Foundation and United Way Fox Cities. Poverty rates in Wisconsin are […]