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Consider these charitable giving tips

Establishing a charitable fund is a great way to make a community a better place for all. Your Community Foundation offers many ways to give. Explore some options this holiday season for your charitable gifts. By Michelle Lippart Hardwick, director of gift planning Leaves are changing, temperatures are getting colder and your mailbox is full […]

A Legacy and Life Well Lived

Mary Lamers Grist passed away in August. She was part of the Community Foundation’s Himebaugh Legacy Circle, recognizing those who have made future plans for their favorite charitable causes through a bequest or similar deferred gift to the Foundation. For 91 years, Mary Lamers Grist poured her love for making an impact into the Fox […]

Virtual Walks Raise Money, Spirits

These (pink) feet were made for walking. Walking for a great cause! The Community Foundation team is cheering on participants of local virtual fundraising walks/runs or participating in them. This year’s re-imagined American Heart Association Heart Walk was Sept. 26-Oct. 3, raising funds for lifesaving science that can teach us all how to live longer […]

COVID-19 Fund Grants $100,732 to 11 Nonprofits

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, 11 nonprofits were recently awarded $100,732 in grants to assist […]

COVID-19 Fund Grant Assists Shawano Autism Resource

Bridge the Gap is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created for those whose lives have been touched by autism. It is a resource for families waiting for state funding, implementing uncovered treatment protocols or in immediate crisis directly related to an autism spectrum disorder. Bridge the Gap’s purpose is to decrease financially related stress, increase understanding […]

‘Visionaries, Progressive Big Thinkers and Investors’ Help Advance Health Equity

Us 2 Behavioral Health Care, Inc. is an Appleton nonprofit whose mission is to advance health equity by removing barriers and creating an inclusive community where people can reach their full potential. Pictured: Sheng Lee Yang, MSW, LCSW, executive director, and Kou Yang, director of operations and finance By Kou Yang, director of operations and […]

Golden Sands takes Waupaca Conservation Field Day online 

The annual Waupaca County Conservation Field Day was held online Sept. 25, for about 300 Waupaca County fif​th​-grade students. The event, coordinated by Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council Inc., included students from Waupaca Middle School, Marion Elementary School, Manawa Elementary School, Christ Lutheran School and Chain O’ Lakes Elementary School . The Community […]

Census Mini-Grants Help Chilton Library Reach Out

Census results are used to target more than $675 billion in federal funds to states/counties for programs that support local residents, guide community decision-making affecting schools, housing, health care, emergency services and more. Make sure you are counted in the 2020 U.S. Census! By Rebecca Barry, assistant director, Chilton Public Library Thanks to a $774 […]

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 […]