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Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra Video Series Highlights Local Nonprofits

The “Amplify Our Signal” series started Friday, September 18. Videos with leaders from local nonprofit organizations and musical performers will be available on the Fox valley Symphony Orchestra’s YouTube channel. By Jamie LaFreniere, Executive Director, Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra The Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra is giving the microphone to area nonprofit organizations in a special […]

Basic Needs Giving Partnership releases an additional $5 million to regional nonprofits

$5 million in additional funding has been released to regional nonprofits for emergency relief from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation, supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, the J.J. Keller Foundation, Inc., and other community partners. Leaders from the U.S. Venture Open and the Basic Needs Giving Partnership are […]

Building for Kids removes fear of STEM learning

Kids and parents are excited for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)  through the Innovation Lab, the latest expansion at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum. Thanks to a $35,000 Bright Idea Fund grant from the Community Foundation, the Building for Kids added an Innovation Lab Coordinator, who is responsible for creating weekly interactive STEM  challenges, writing curriculum […]

Play-based learning helps kids on autism spectrum

Posted on Nov 10, 2017, by

Guest post by Oliver Zornow Community Engagement Manager The Building for Kids Children’s Museum The Building for Kids Children’s Museum aims to create an interactive and supportive environment for all families. Through the support of a number of community partners, including several funds within the Community Foundation, Spectrum Saturday and the Autism Accessibility Initiative have […]

Nonprofit Leadership Institute graduates its first class

Posted on Jun 7, 2017, by

The first class from a pilot program designed to improve the management skills of nonprofit professionals has graduated and is ready to put what they learned to work. Eleven senior leaders from nonprofits graduated from the Leadership Institute April 28. The collaboration between Fox Valley Technical College and the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, based at the […]