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A Way to Change the World

By Cathie Tierney, president and CEO, Community First Credit Union One of the most exciting things that happened to me as chairman of the board for the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region was when David and Rita Nelson’s estate gift was made totaling more than $100 million. That gift is pretty spectacular—as is […]

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 […]

American Cancer Society’s Sole Burner goes virtual; Community Foundation team walks together

The Community Foundation staff is teaming up to safely support the American Cancer Society. This year’s Sole Burner 5K Walk/Run is now a virtual event on or before September 12 to benefit the American Cancer Society. Megan participates in the virtual event with her dogs Peyton and Sissy. What is a “virtual” race? This year’s […]

67 more approaches to improving the community

2016 brought 67 new approaches to donors improving their community through the Community Foundation. That’s how many new charitable funds were created during the calendar year, bringing the total to 1,430. Each fund is an expression of the charitable passion of the individual, family, business or other group that has established it. Here are a […]