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LEAVEN thankful to Chilton Area Community Foundation

LEAVEN helps residents of Outagamie, Calumet, northeastern Winnebago counties and those in New London living in Waupaca County, thanks to the generosity of the community, including the Chilton Area Community Foundation, our regional affiliate partner. By Mary Parsons, executive director, LEAVEN Congratulations to the Chilton Area Community Foundation for 20 remarkable years of supporting causes […]

Professional advisors help clients create a legacy

Appleton professional advisor Paul Bonikowske has encouraged his clients to explore charitable giving options and create funds within the Community Foundation. The Community Foundation has enjoyed longtime partnerships with legal and financial advisors across the Fox Valley. This year we launched new online resources to help professional advisors tailor a gift or a charitable fund […]

COVID Response Fund Reaches $1 Million in Grants to Local Nonprofits, $1.5 Million in Donations

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 […]

Basic Needs Giving Partnership releases an additional $5 million to regional nonprofits

$5 million in additional funding has been released to regional nonprofits for emergency relief from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation, supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, the J.J. Keller Foundation, Inc., and other community partners. Leaders from the U.S. Venture Open and the Basic Needs Giving Partnership are […]

Local couple: “We know a lot of people are in need right now.”

Alan Blake knows from the inside why he can trust the Community Foundation and United Way Fox Cities to do the right thing in helping people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Blake, a retired bank executive, has been a volunteer on committees for both organizations. “We were encouraged and grateful that both the Community Foundation […]

$405,000 from COVID-19 Fund Supports 14 More Local Nonprofits

Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, 14 nonprofits were recently awarded $130,000 in grants to assist their efforts as they respond to the unfolding public health emergency. That brings the total awarded to 36 nonprofit […]

LEAVEN opens Community Resource Center

LEAVEN is celebrating its newly expanded Community Resource Center after nearly a year of construction. A ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday launched the way for LEAVEN (Limited Emergency Assistance Valley Ecumenical Network) to better provide comprehensive, integrated services and programs under one roof. The building has now doubled in size and has space for more than 20 […]

Advocate will help LEAVEN clients to degree

Two years ago, Fox Valley Technical College worked with nonprofit organizations, grant funders and employers to address an employment problem in the Fox Valley. The problem is that there are 10,000 unfilled jobs in the region for which employers are seeking technical school graduates, and a significant population of people with potential who are unemployed […]