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We are listening and learning as we address diversity, equity and inclusion in 2021

The diversity, equity, and inclusion journey begins with each one of us listening and learning from one another to strengthen and enrich our communities together. By Jon Stellmacher, Community Foundation Board Chair Our nation has certainly experienced historical events unlike our nation has seen in over 50 years: a once-in-a-century pandemic and social justice issues […]

New OCIO truly a partner

By Steve Veldhorst, chief financial officer On March 1, 2020, the Community Foundation transitioned from using an Investment Advisor to an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO), choosing Fund Evaluation Group (FEG) as our partner. What a time for a transition! During the turbulent COVID-19 pandemic, we are fortunate to have FEG managing our portfolio. FEG […]

Mission of Hope House here to help families

Mission of Hope House of Wisconsin in New London has received several grants to help families during the economic and health crisis. A $3,000 grant from Clintonville Area Foundation supported operations. Two grants totaling $40,000 from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership allow them to work collaboratively with Forward Services, CAP Services and the Salvation Army […]

Generous donors help foundation impact the Chilton community

The Chilton Area Community Foundation Fund awarded LEAVEN a $5,000 grant to help our Chilton neighbors who are most in-need during these difficult times. Funds like this have helped LEAVEN provide uninterrupted service. By  Derek McDermott, Chilton Area Community Foundation board chair Greetings from the Chilton Area Community Foundation! Our mission is to preserve and […]

How Are We Doing?

The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) conducted a survey for us in June to learn from our donors what we’re doing well and what we could improve. We received 316 surveys and a 35% response rate. Thanks to all who took the time to respond! The survey results show our impact on the community and […]

Giving Thanks, Giving to the Community

Each fall we typically host a Celebration of Giving event to thank people, businesses and organizations that have given generous donations of time and money to the Community Foundation to help maintain and improve the quality of life in the Fox Valley region. However, the pandemic has forced us to remain socially distant for the […]