LEAVEN Fox Cities is among the latest local nonprofits to receive a grant from the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities. In an incredible show of charity and selflessness during a time of challenges, hundreds of generous individuals, businesses and foundations have […]
The David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region has awarded a grant of $600,000 to Appleton’s History Museum at the Castle to support the new You Are Here exhibition. The grant will help fund the new core exhibit dedicated to telling the history of the […]
Generous donors and qualified graduates combined to allow the Community Foundation to award more than $1 million in scholarships for the third year in a row for students attending college in fall. Our 409 scholarship recipients for 2018 received a total of $1.01 million in scholarships offered from among 189 charitable funds with the Foundation. […]
The Community Foundation staff and some of its donors had the opportunity to tour what went on at the Asylum, out of the public view. The History Museum at the Castle invited us to tour the exhibit “Asylum: Out of the Shadows” on Monday, a day when the museum is closed to the public. The exhibit […]
During this National Community Foundation Week, I’m happy to say that philanthropy is thriving in the Fox Valley area. That’s certainly the message in our annual Report to the Community for fiscal year 2014-15. Our donors set a record for the second consecutive year by awarding $16.3 million in grants to 986 nonprofits for the year […]
We saw an incredible year for charitable giving in the Fox Valley region, as highlighted in our 2014 Report to the Community for the year ending June 30, 2014. Grants awarded: a record $15.9 million granted to nearly 900 nonprofits. Contributions: second-most in our 28-year history with more than $31 million given by 1,900 generous individuals, […]
Can you believe it is back to school time already? For most students this is a very exciting and busy time of year. For college-bound students this can also mean a bit of apprehension. New surroundings, new friends, new teachers and classes, and a financial burden that comes along with their goal for an education […]
WOW! This year’s extremely busy scholarship season is nearly over. The applications have been reviewed by committees, selections have been made, students have been notified and scholarship presentations have taken place at local high schools.