By Mary Downs Executive Director, FVTC Foundation Thank you, Community Foundation, for investing in our community! The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region recently made a generous investment in our community’s future by granting $50,000 to the Fox Valley Technical College Promise Scholars Program. It’s designed to remove financial barriers that prevent talented students […]
Five programs — five more ways to help people pull themselves out of poverty — will share $688,000 in grant money over the next three years awarded by the Basic Needs Giving Partnership. The Basic Needs Giving Partnership is funded by the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley […]
We have been eagerly awaiting the release of the latest “Wisconsin Gives Report” from the Donors Forum of Wisconsin, a Milwaukee-based industry group for grant makers on whose board I serve. It arrived this week and gives the Fox Cities plenty to feel good about. Outagamie is fourth among Wisconsin’s 72 counties in grants awarded, […]
It was a major announcement. Decorated pro golfer and philanthropist Mary Beth Nienhaus was breaking the seal of secrecy on her donation of Winagamie Golf Course to the Appleton Education Foundation. But there always are stories behind the story.