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Tag: Report to the Community

Leading with the right stuff

Leading a nonprofit organization or volunteering on community boards takes determination along with the kind of expertise and tools most of us didn’t learn in school. That’s why the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region launched the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative two years ago, to help strengthen hundreds of local nonprofits by providing support, collaboration […]

Reflection and vision after 30 years

By President & CEO Curt Detjen and 2015-16 Board Chair Al Zierler The year was 1986 when a forward-thinking group of community leaders came together to help Walter L. Rugland fulfill his dream of establishing a Community Foundation. Careful, thoughtful consideration was given to including “for the Fox Valley Region” in the name. The founders understood […]

Community has reason to celebrate Foundation’s 30th birthday

There is plenty to celebrate as the Community Foundation approaches the end of our 30th year. The 1,430 charitable funds individuals, families, businesses and organizations have established here distributed a record $19 million in grants during the fiscal year that ended June 30, including scholarships that, for the first time, exceeded $1 million. While more […]