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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 […]

Grants Awarded to Organizations Serving the Chilton Area

The Chilton Area Community Foundation recently awarded $28,300 in grants from the Chilton Area Community Foundation Fund. Through the annual January competitive grant cycle, eight nonprofit organizations were selected to receive funds to improve the quality of life in the greater Chilton area. The Chilton Area Community Foundation approved grants to the following nonprofit organizations: […]

Nelson fund distributes extra $1 million when need is high

Twenty-three nonprofits throughout northeastern Wisconsin got a boost at a time it was most needed from an extra $1 million in grants awarded from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. The additional grants, recommended at a special virtual meeting of the fund’s Advisory […]

Foundation’s affiliates assist private foundation to speed up grantmaking

Waupaca Area Food Pantry received a $3,000 grant from The Rhoades Sanford Foundation for equipment. The Community Foundation’s five regional affiliates were established to tap into local expertise about community needs in the Brillion, Chilton, Clintonville, Waupaca and Shawano areas. As it turns out, that knowledge is valuable to other grantmakers as well. The most […]

Clintonville Area Charities Receive $13,564 in grants

The Clintonville Area Foundation has awarded $13,564.23 in grants to six nonprofit organizations serving the Clintonville area. The grants, which benefit a range of community causes, were awarded from a variety of charitable funds within the community foundation this year. “The Foundation’s mission to enhance and improve the social, cultural, educational, health and general well […]

Mission of Hope House here to help families

Mission of Hope House of Wisconsin in New London has received several grants to help families during the economic and health crisis. A $3,000 grant from Clintonville Area Foundation supported operations. Two grants totaling $40,000 from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership allow them to work collaboratively with Forward Services, CAP Services and the Salvation Army […]

Kiwanis Club benefits from charitable giving plan

Members of Kiwanis provide cookies at “Light Up the Night” (pre-COVID), in conjunction with last year’s annual Appleton Christmas Parade in Appleton. By Jeffrey Walters treasurer, Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis Club As a donor and treasurer of Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis Club’s two funds, I’m grateful for the administrative help and investment base provided by the Community […]