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 […]
Mame Heaney of Neenah at the Community Foundation with our receptionist, Betty Van Den Broek. Mame is a fourth-generation member of a family who has been philanthropic in the Fox Cities for many years. By Mame Heaney, Neenah As a past board member, volunteer and one of the Members of the Community Foundation for the […]
One of the many performing arts organizations in the Fox Valley Region, the Appleton Boychoir, gives boys the opportunity to forge friendships and share in the camaraderie of bringing music into the community and all over the world. By Fox Arts Network members Like so many businesses, the performing arts industry is at a standstill. […]
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 poverty rate for single women raising children was more than ten times higher than the rate for married couples with children across Fox Cities counties from 2014 to 2018, according to data updated in the Fox Cities LIFE Study, funded by your Community Foundation and United Way Fox Cities. Poverty rates in Wisconsin are […]
Since May, I’ve hosted 18 Community Conversations on behalf of your Community Foundation that have aired on the nonprofit radio station 91.1 The Avenue and appear on its website.