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Generous donors help foundation impact the Chilton community

The Chilton Area Community Foundation Fund awarded LEAVEN a $5,000 grant to help our Chilton neighbors who are most in-need during these difficult times. Funds like this have helped LEAVEN provide uninterrupted service. By  Derek McDermott, Chilton Area Community Foundation board chair Greetings from the Chilton Area Community Foundation! Our mission is to preserve and […]

Nonprofit Webinar Series to Focus on Donor Relationships and Fundraising

The Community Foundation is one of the sponsors of this webinar series with a Bright Idea Fund grant supporting the event. Other sponsors are the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, United Way Fox Cities, CLA, and Association of Fundraising Professionals – NE Wisconsin Chapter. Nonprofit staff and board members are encouraged to participate in a nonprofit webinar […]

Shawano-Area Grant Opportunities Available Now

The Shawano Area Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for the 2020 grant cycle. Traditionally, this fund has accepted applications for projects and programs in the area of arts and culture, community development, education, environment, and health and human services. For the 2020 annual grant cycle, the Shawano Area Community Foundation […]

Marsha tells her story of Rock the Block

Posted on Sep 17, 2015, by

September 17, 2015 Yesterday, the volunteer crew arrived bright and early, ready to rock my block! Volunteers removed an old decrepit chimney that was falling apart on my roof. Another couple of guys went to work on my landscaping. I had so many weeds and monster plants that I couldn’t see my neighbor’s driveway or […]

One woman’s personal Rock the Block story

Posted on Sep 2, 2015, by

Homeowner Marsha Jenks shares her journal entriesas her house, garage and yard are rehabbed during the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity’s first-ever Rock the Block blitz Sept. 14-19.  The Community Foundation helped RTB get started with a $300,000 Community Leadership Initiative grant. Habitat, as part of its new emphasis on home rehabilitation in addition to new home […]

With video spotlight, It Gets Better

Posted on Feb 16, 2015, by

As part of the It Gets Better project in the Fox Cities this week, community members, including sponsors of the project, were asked to record a short video about why it gets better for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) and other young people who are bullied. The Community Foundation is helping to make project activities […]