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Scholarship helps to tell Kodye’s story

Posted on Oct 4, 2018, by

Kodye Fassbender was the kid his friends would go to seeking help with relationship problems or other difficulties that surface in the lives of high schoolers. The extent of his role as his classmates’ counselor surprised his family. Finding out he was so unable to do the same for himself that he took his own […]

Fund helps area children pursue the arts

Area children and the community are two important things to Les and Dar Stumpf of Kaukauna. Together, they have created a youth arts grant program in support of young people in the Fox Cities area who are interested in music, drama, dance and visual arts. “We wanted to give young people the chance to use […]

Scholarships top $1 million again

Generous donors and qualified graduates combined to allow the Community Foundation to award more than $1 million in scholarships for the third year in a row for students attending college in fall. Our 409 scholarship recipients for 2018 received a total of $1.01 million in scholarships offered from among 189 charitable funds with the Foundation. […]

Best-selling author joins Bubolz dedication

Richard Louv, the author of the best-seller “Last Child in the Woods” and inventor of the term “nature-deficit disorder,” will be on hand for the grand opening of Bubolz Nature Preserve’s new 18,000-square-foot nature center building on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22. Louv, whose work includes “The Nature Principal” and “Vitamin N,” is appearing courtesy of […]

Letters make the numbers worthwhile

The Community Foundation has topped $1 million in scholarships awarded for the second year in a row. But it is letters, not numbers, that tell the real story here. The letters are from many of the 330 students that were awarded $1.06 million in scholarships supported by our donors. The assistance came from 156 charitable funds established […]

Scholarship helps others fulfill life cut short

Ethan Zwiers has a life full of potential to fulfill. Luckily, he’s not alone in that assignment. Ethan, a Stockbridge High School graduate from Hilbert, is this year’s recipient of the Katie Hemauer Memorial Scholarship, with our Chilton Area Community Foundation partner. The scholarship fund was set up by Katie’s family in honor of the […]