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Grants and Thanksgiving: Lessons from the Art of Grantwriting Workshop

Thanksgiving and grant writing may not seem immediately similar, but after hosting the Art of Grant Writing Workshop for nonprofit leaders, some interesting parallels came to mind. Talking turkey There is no way around it — grant writing comes with the territory when you’re a nonprofit fundraiser, yet very few of us have received formal […]

Innovative program creates homes for those experiencing homelessness

Teams of volunteers create new living spaces for Pillars’ nationally recognized Single Room Occupancy (SRO) program, thanks to generous donors in the Fox Cities. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago awarded one of its “Community First Awards” to Pillars of Appleton, one of three nonprofits receiving the annual award. By Lisa Strandberg, Community Engagement […]

Calumet County School Districts Receive Landmark Grants for Mental Health Services

News conference at Calumet County Park announcing new mental health screening and counseling initiative. By Jane Frantz, Development & Communications Director, Samaritan Counseling Center A coalition of five Calumet County school districts will begin to offer school-based mental health screening and counseling services this spring thanks to a $231,544 grant from the Basic Needs Giving […]

Wisconsin Veterans Village gets boost to hire executive director

By Kim Massey, Wisconsin Veterans Village The Wisconsin Veterans Village, located in Appleton and serving veterans throughout the state, announces the search for its executive director. The position received funding from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership Fund within the Community Foundation supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, the J. J. Keller Foundation and […]

Mission of Hope House here to help families

Mission of Hope House of Wisconsin in New London has received several grants to help families during the economic and health crisis. A $3,000 grant from Clintonville Area Foundation supported operations. Two grants totaling $40,000 from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership allow them to work collaboratively with Forward Services, CAP Services and the Salvation Army […]