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Tag: Margaret Ferris

Five scholarships that need the right students

Posted on Feb 17, 2017, by

When you have more than $1 million in scholarships available, with the qualifications determined largely by the donors who establish the endowment funds that are the source of the money, the result is a diverse list of opportunities. That can mean good things for students who fit the very specific guidelines requiring that the money go […]

6 donors whose giving made a difference in 2016

Posted on Dec 20, 2016, by

The joyfully decorated presents soon will surround your tree, to be followed by wall-to-wall scraps of torn giftwrap and smiling faces of children, young and old. Here at the Community Foundation, we have been able to give and receive many great gifts. But our presents are delivered throughout the year as our donors show their […]

One grad’s scholarship success story

Posted on Jul 6, 2016, by

Despite hearing loss and impaired vision caused by a rare genetic disorder called Usher Syndrome, 2010 Appleton North High School graduate Hannah Fitton played cello in her high school and college orchestras and swam competitively in NCAA Division I at Colgate University. Now she works as a market research analyst in Chicago. She received a Margaret Ferris […]