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Nelson fund distributes extra $1 million when need is high

Twenty-three nonprofits throughout northeastern Wisconsin got a boost at a time it was most needed from an extra $1 million in grants awarded from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. The additional grants, recommended at a special virtual meeting of the fund’s Advisory […]

Investing and 2020: Three things we learned

By Kathryn Mawer, CFA, CAIA Vice President / OCIO Advisor, FEG Investment Advisors What was your impression of 2020? I don’t know about you, but it seemed to me like “rolling with the punches” was the tagline for the entire year! Amid several critical macro-related events—hostile oil negotiations, the impact of COVID-19 on the global […]

Women’s Funds in NE Wisconsin Embark on COVID-19 Impact Study

By Julie Keller, Executive Director, Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region and three other Women’s Funds in Northeastern Wisconsin have come together to collaborate on a sweeping regional study that will lend local data to the assertion made nationwide that women have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 […]

COVID-19 Fund Grants $1.6 Million to 106 Nonprofits in One Year!

Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established one year ago by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, 106 local nonprofit organizations have been awarded $1.6 million in grants to assist their efforts with providing immediate basic needs relief, short-term response and longer-term recovery […]