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Nelson Fund Provides $2.5 million to Local Nonprofits 

Posted on Sep 21, 2023, by

The David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region provided 24 nonprofits with a much-needed financial boost with grant awards totaling more than $2.5 million.  The fund made two $500,000 grants:  To support the Door County Historical Society’s project to restore the Eagle’s Bluff Lighthouse in Peninsula […]

Reshaping the World By, For and With People with Disabilities

Posted on Dec 2, 2021, by

By Stephenie Mlodzik, Disability Rights Advocate and member of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD), a day that promotes awareness of disability issues and the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities. This year’s theme is “Fighting for rights in the […]

We need to move beyond discussion to action

Posted on Apr 21, 2021, by

Yesterday, Derek Chauvin, a former Minnesota police officer, was found guilty of all three counts against him in the murder of George Floyd, a Black man. Floyd’s death last May, the protests and rallies that followed, and the ensuing trial inspired discussion about anti-Black racism and criminal justice reform in our country. Through our Diversity, […]

Shawano community benefits from more than $50,000 in grants

Posted on Dec 23, 2020, by

A $2,500 grant to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin – Fox Valley is providing Food Funds to approximately 11 member food pantries in Shawano County. Food funds are re-granted dollars to member organizations to source healthy food from warehouse inventory of perishable and shelf stable food products. The Shawano Area Community Foundation (SACF) announced $50,100 in […]

The Community Foundation awards six new Bright Idea Fund grants

Posted on Mar 25, 2019, by

By Carolyn Desrosiers, Community Engagement Manager We’re excited to announce our Community Foundation’s Bright Idea Fund has awarded six new grants to nonprofit organizations striving to improve the quality of life in the Fox Valley region. This fund combines dollars from endowments established by generous donors to address ever-changing community needs in Outagamie, Calumet, Waupaca […]