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New OCIO truly a partner

By Steve Veldhorst, chief financial officer On March 1, 2020, the Community Foundation transitioned from using an Investment Advisor to an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO), choosing Fund Evaluation Group (FEG) as our partner. What a time for a transition! During the turbulent COVID-19 pandemic, we are fortunate to have FEG managing our portfolio. FEG […]

Generous donors help foundation impact the Chilton community

Posted on Dec 22, 2020, by

The Chilton Area Community Foundation Fund awarded LEAVEN a $5,000 grant to help our Chilton neighbors who are most in-need during these difficult times. Funds like this have helped LEAVEN provide uninterrupted service. By  Derek McDermott, Chilton Area Community Foundation board chair Greetings from the Chilton Area Community Foundation! Our mission is to preserve and […]

How Are We Doing?

Posted on Dec 16, 2020, by

The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) conducted a survey for us in June to learn from our donors what we’re doing well and what we could improve. We received 316 surveys and a 35% response rate. Thanks to all who took the time to respond! The survey results show our impact on the community and […]

Governor Evers Announces $10 Million in Grants for Nonprofits

Posted on Nov 3, 2020, by

Today Governor Tony Evers announced a $10-million investment aimed at providing economic stabilization for nonprofit organizations providing critical services to Wisconsinites during COVID-19, which continues to surge across Wisconsin. “The COVID-19 pandemic has affected folks and families across our state in nearly every aspect of their lives,” says Gov. Evers. “Our nonprofit organizations have been […]

Needs urgent for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley

Posted on Oct 26, 2020, by

A Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley student receives nourishing food and care along with learning and fun. But resources are shrinking and the needs continue to grow. By Melissa Wurzer, marketing coordinator, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley Within days of school closures all across our community, the Boys & […]

COVID-19 Fund Grant Assists Shawano Autism Resource

Posted on Oct 6, 2020, by

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 […]

Shawano-Area Grant Opportunities Available Now

Posted on Sep 8, 2020, by

The Shawano Area Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for the 2020 grant cycle. Traditionally, this fund has accepted applications for projects and programs in the area of arts and culture, community development, education, environment, and health and human services. For the 2020 annual grant cycle, the Shawano Area Community Foundation […]