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National Philanthropy Day about giving of ourselves

National Philanthropy Day is November 17, locally presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northeast Wisconsin Chapter. Your Community Foundation is a presenting sponsor, along with Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and U.S. Venture. Yesterday, November 15, marked National Philanthropy Day. The purpose of this day is to recognize and […]

Wisconsin’s Niagara Escarpment: It’s “Ledge-ndary”

By Eric W. Fowle, AICP, Founding Co-Chair, Niagara Escarpment Resource Network You’ve seen the scenic rock formations that make High Cliff State Park and other natural areas in Wisconsin special. But did you know that these rock ledges belong to a more than 1,000-mile-long international geologic feature that connects Eastern Wisconsin with the grandly iconic […]

Small Donnellan Family Fund is big on annual Native American event

Most philanthropists don’t make news headlines with their generosity, but they do make a huge difference in their communities. Jim and Anne Donnellan established their Donnellan Family Fund at the Community Foundation 15 years ago when he was an elementary school principal and she was teaching high school science. The money came from an inheritance […]

National Philanthropy Day 2021 celebrates the impact makers

National Philanthropy Day is November 17, locally presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northeast Wisconsin Chapter.  Your Community Foundation is a presenting sponsor, along with Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and U.S. Venture. It’s November, and that means we are looking forward to National Philanthropy Day! This year the […]

Grants to help viewers dive to Door County shipwrecks

Photo credits: Wisconsin Historical Society In June 2020, members of PBS Wisconsin’s production team and the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Maritime Archeology department set out on the blustery waters of Door County’s infamous Death’s Door. Headed toward Washington Island, their intended destination was not the island itself but below the surface of the water. They were […]

Anonymous gifts strengthen the Fox Valley

Sushi the kitten meows at visitors at Fox Valley Humane Society. The animal rescue, along with many other organizations including COTS and B.A.B.E.S, have received grants from anonymous donors. The Community Foundation’s personalized service provides many opportunities for people to give quietly in ways that help their communities. People, businesses and organizations can choose to […]