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Tag: David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund

Ashwaubenon museum expands thanks to grant

While the exhibits at the Ashwaubenon Historical Society’s museum are closed due to the pandemic, a fundraiser and challenge grant is happening to expand the building and preserve the history of the community. The Ashwaubenon Historical Society has received a $20,000 grant from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community […]

Grant helps to build Maritime Museum Lighthouse Tower exhibit

A $100,000 grant from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation will soon result in a new exhibit to help visitors understand and appreciate our Wisconsin maritime heritage. By Kevin Osgood, Executive Director, Door County Maritime Museum & Preservation Society The Door County Maritime Museum is expanding our Sturgeon […]

Recreation trails in the Fox Valley enter “golden age”

Posted on Jan 9, 2020, by

Community Foundation President and CEO Curt Detjen is among the speakers for Fox Cities Greenway’s annual meeting on January 23. Detjen will talk about work the Community Foundation is doing in cooperation with Fox Cities Greenways and East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission for better coordination among area municipalities in expanding and promoting recreation trails […]

Green Bay mom’s scholarship allows her to graduate

“I remember my heart dropping. I just couldn’t believe it!” That was Frances Nazario’s reaction when she learned she was receiving a much-needed scholarship. Funding options for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay student’s tuition were running out, but the award is making her future graduation a reality. As a nontraditional student, “I never really fit […]

Next steps for Imagine Fox Cities

Posted on Oct 3, 2019, by

Support for Imagine Fox Cities has been provided by grants from the Bright Idea Fund and David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund, both within the Community Foundation, as well as major contributions from Bank of Kaukauna, Boldt, Community First Credit Union,Galloway, SECURA, ThedaCare, and Thrivent. Additional support came from Kimberly-Clark, Miller Electric, NAI […]