Do you know local volunteers who put their hearts and souls into serving others in the Fox Valley? Nominate them for a well-deserved award! The Celebrating Volunteers nominations are now open. Check out last year’s 2020 awardees here. Nominations are being accepted until Feb. 5 for an annual recognition of the Fox Valley’s outstanding volunteers, […]
The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Northeast Wisconsin Chapter is taking time out this morning to recognize the incredible contributions of philanthropy and the people who remain diligent in the philanthropic community. This year’s celebration is virtual! The 2020 National Philanthropy Day Awards Celebration honors outstanding philanthropists who shape our communities and give with a […]
Our hearts are heavy as we warmly remember Larry Kath, president and CEO of the Community Foundation from 1997-2003, who died peacefully at age 76 Sunday after a short illness. While working at Aid Association for Lutherans (now Thrivent Financial), Larry helped its President and CEO, Walter L. Rugland, establish the Community Foundation in 1986. […]
I discovered several more reasons to feel confident about the future. What I found were some well-grounded, caring young men sharing their thoughts and convictions about what they can do to change society’s often stereotyped views about women and girls. The voices were those of young men ages 14 and 15.
Curt Detjen has been the Community Foundation’s President and CEO since 2003. A product of Combined Locks, Curt went on to earn degrees at St. Norbert College and Notre Dame University. After working in business consulting and as Appleton’s Community Development Director, he found in the Community Foundation the most effective way for him to […]