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New documentary series showcases Waupaca County’s Trauma Informed Care model

Tonight Wisconsin Public Television kicks off its new documentary, Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories, on PBS stations. The network received a $1,300 Spark Grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation and a $3,000 grant from the Waupaca Area Community Foundation Fund to host Connected Communities: Fostering Deeper Understanding of Trauma Informed Care, […]

Nonprofits learn donor conversations are magic

Posted on May 9, 2019, by

More than 115 nonprofit leaders gather for a forum at Fox Valley Technical College to increase their knowledge on how to steward their donors and strengthen their organizations’ financial future. By Annette Look, Program Manager, Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) On May 8, the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative and the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region […]

Three questions can make philanthropy happen

Posted on May 9, 2019, by

Local professional financial advisors glean expert philanthropic advice for their clients Tuesday at the Fox Cities Environmental Learning Campus at Bubolz Nature Preserve, presented by the Community Foundation. Philanthropy consultant and national speaker Kathryn Miree offers three questions that, asked more frequently by estate accountants and lawyers, would improve the community. The questions concern charitable […]

Three students awarded significant music scholarships through the Foundation

Posted on May 8, 2019, by

Appleton East senior Spencer Hornung auditions for a scholarship from the Miller Family Music Education Scholarship Fund within the Community Foundation. By Jill Muthig, donor services and scholarship manager Each year the Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships to students pursuing their academic dreams. One of the scholarships we award on an annual basis is […]

Shawano Area Community Foundation recognizes volunteers

Posted on May 7, 2019, by

 Teacher Lynn Schaal spends her weekends helping Boy Scouts earn their merit badges in Bonduel. She is one of four Volunteer Award winners we’re featuring from the Shawano Area Community Foundation, our affiliate. By Lee Pulaski, Shawano Leader Lynn Schaal spends all day in a classroom setting, teaching and shaping young minds. That teaching instinct doesn’t […]