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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, […]

Community Foundation welcomes Kelly Tanck!

Kelly Tanck is the Community Foundation’s new controller in our finance department. Hello! My name is Kelly Tanck and I’m honored to introduce myself as the newest member of the finance team here at the Community Foundation. I am thrilled to be able to support the good work being done here in the Fox Valley […]

Results are in for Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Survey

Posted on Feb 6, 2020, by

A lively group of more than 80 nonprofit executive directors, staff and board members, and funders gathered last week for a bird’s-eye view of regional nonprofit compensation and benefits trends. InterSector, the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities co-hosted the event as collaborators on the 2019 Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofit […]

Basic Needs Giving Partnership awards record-breaking new grants of nearly $6 million to end poverty

Posted on Feb 4, 2020, by

The annual U.S. Venture Open is the nation’s single largest one-day charitable event dedicated to ending poverty. Last year the golf raised $5.24 million for the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation. Posted by Jenny Krikava, Community Engagement Manager overseeing the Basic Needs Giving Partnership Record-breaking new grants of nearly $6 million have […]

Life-long learning through orchestra and ballet

Appleton and Shawano school district students in grades 1 through 3 were treated to the Makaroff Youth Ballet’s performance of“Peter and The Wolf” at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Wednesday. Not many 6-year-olds can say they’ve watched a ballet or listened to a symphony orchestra perform, but Wednesday youngsters in our area did both. […]

A scholarship thank you from across the world!

Through the generosity of our donors, we have more than $1 million in scholarships available each year to students from 60 schools in the Fox Valley. Many scholarship deadlines are March 1! We frequently receive letters and phone calls of gratitude from students and from their parents. We’re incredibly thankful to share the stories we […]