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Nelson fund distributes extra $1 million when need is high

Twenty-three nonprofits throughout northeastern Wisconsin got a boost at a time it was most needed from an extra $1 million in grants awarded from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. The additional grants, recommended at a special virtual meeting of the fund’s Advisory […]

COVID-19 Fund Grants $1.6 Million to 106 Nonprofits in One Year!

Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established one year ago by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, 106 local nonprofit organizations have been awarded $1.6 million in grants to assist their efforts with providing immediate basic needs relief, short-term response and longer-term recovery […]

Foundation’s affiliates assist private foundation to speed up grantmaking

Waupaca Area Food Pantry received a $3,000 grant from The Rhoades Sanford Foundation for equipment. The Community Foundation’s five regional affiliates were established to tap into local expertise about community needs in the Brillion, Chilton, Clintonville, Waupaca and Shawano areas. As it turns out, that knowledge is valuable to other grantmakers as well. The most […]

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 […]

Local credit union offers $50,000 match to COVID-19 relief efforts

Verve, a Credit Union is committed to serving the community by providing financial support to programs and organizations that help keep our communities strong. That commitment led Verve to earmark $50,000 to match donations (where available) through June 30, 2020. “Community foundations and COVID-19 relief funds provide much-needed financial resources to individuals, families and businesses […]

$115,000 from Fund Provides Critical Support to Local Nonprofits During COVID-19

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, 10 nonprofits were recently awarded $115,000 in grants to assist their efforts as they respond to the unfolding public health emergency. Four nonprofits received $80,000 in grants last week. […]