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Shawano-Area Grant Opportunities Available Now

The Shawano Area Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for the 2020 grant cycle. Traditionally, this fund has accepted applications for projects and programs in the area of arts and culture, community development, education, environment, and health and human services. For the 2020 annual grant cycle, the Shawano Area Community Foundation […]

Two Waupaca-area grant opportunities available now

Established in 2003, the Waupaca Area Community Foundation’s mission is to preserve and improve the quality of life for the people of the greater Waupaca area. It is a regional affiliate of the Appleton-based Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. Photo credit: Teri Van Dam. The Waupaca Area Community Foundation has two grant opportunities […]

Clintonville area charities receive $12,500

Clintonville Area Foundation held its 8th annual Grant Distribution Celebration at the The Living Room Coffee Shop this morning, awarding nine area nonprofit groups grants to help strengthen the community and create opportunities. Pictured L-R:, front row) Make-a-Wish volunteer Amy Goerlinger, Cesa 8 representative Lynn Aprill, Mission of Hope House of Wisconsin representative Pat Toney, […]

New London’s Mission of Hope House receives grant

Posted on Jan 8, 2020, by

Our affiliate partner, the Waupaca Area Community Foundation (WACF), has awarded a $2,000 grant* to the Mission of Hope House in Waupaca to support the “Meet the Need” program, which accepts requests from individuals and families in distress for items such as furniture, bedding, winter clothing, and hygiene supplies. The full-time shelter opened last February […]

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 […]

Donors leave legacies in Shawano area

By Jon Meyers, Shawano Area Community Foundation Board Chair Legacy means many different things to different people. The one continuous thread is passion. Most people want to be remembered in a way that aligns with their own passions. As the chairman of the Shawano Area Community Foundation (SACF), it has been my privilege to bear […]

Impacting lives in Brillion

Brillion Board of Directors. Front Row (l-r): Carla Buboltz, Co-Chair; Audrey Buboltz; and Sarah Pielhop, Co-Chair Back (l-r): Larry Dietz, John School, George Petrie, Don Mathiebe, Treasurer; Dennis Miller and Earl Herring. Absent: Steve Klessig, Vice Chair; Steve Meyer, Secretary; Doug Buboltz, Carrie Dieter and Beth Wenzel. The Brillion Area Family of Funds has launched […]

Clintonville Area Charities Receive $11,215

The Clintonville Area Foundation, one of our regional affiliates, awarded $11,215 in grants to seven charitable organizations serving the Clintonville area last year. The grants, which benefit a range of community causes, were awarded from a variety of charitable funds within the community foundation. Eligible nonprofit organizations submit grant requests through the foundation’s annual competitive […]