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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 […]

Surprise grants provide nature centers relief from COVID

By Dave Horst, Donor Services & Environmental Grant Manager, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region  If you were at an area nature center recently and heard a strange sound you couldn’t identify, that wasn’t a rare migrating warbler. It was a sigh of relief from the naturalist. Eight area nature centers were informed recently […]

Bright Idea Fund grants meet changing needs in the Fox Valley

Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra remains committed to making music, including their virtual “Stay at Home Concert Series” and socially distant versions of their educational programs, such as “In Harmony” pictured here. By Carolyn Desrosiers, Community Engagement Manager, 
Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region During this difficult and uncertain time, it’s important to find things […]

Nonprofits agree: Agency fund management is a wise investment

One of the ways the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region strengthens the communities we serve is to help hundreds of charities and nonprofit agencies manage their funds. In other words, when organizations like Fox Valley Symphony, the Kaukauna Public Library, Rawhide, Navarino Nature Center, Community Clothes Closet, and even school systems and churches […]

Brick-by-brick, Navarino Nature Center builds playscape

By Tim Ewing, Director/Naturalist, Navarino Nature Center Navarino Nature Center in Shiocton is creating a new natural playscape designed to get children outdoors exploring the wonders of nature. Natural playscapes are interactive play areas that use natural items (music, art, water, trees, etc.) to offer endless possibilities for running, jumping, exploring and discovery in an […]

Pool scoreboard included in Clintonville’s $19,000 in grants

A special recreational fund within the Clintonville Area Foundation will provide a $5,000 grant for a new scoreboard at the Clintonville Recreation Center Pool, along with $14,000 in grants the CAF awarded to six charitable organizations serving the Clintonville area. The Clintonville Area Swim Team was presented with the $5,000 grant from the Clintonville Area […]

Clintonville affiliate awards annual grants

See more photos. The Clintonville Area Foundation awarded $10,699 in Community Fund grants to local schools and three nonprofit organizations during a presentation today. Following a competitive application process, the grants were made from the Clintonville Area Community Fund, an endowment that’s invested to generate annual grant dollars to benefit nonprofit organizations serving the Clintonville […]