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Sheltering in Shawano without a home

Posted on Apr 9, 2020, by

Before the coronavirus pandemic, SAM 25, an emergency homeless shelter in Shawano County, purchased a “forever home,” a new location with double the space to meet their growing need. A capital campaign kicked off last year to fund the renovations, which were expected to be completed by November 2020. The Community Foundation for the Fox […]

$115,000 from Fund Provides Critical Support to Local Nonprofits During COVID-19

Posted on Apr 7, 2020, by

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, 10 nonprofits were recently awarded $115,000 in grants to assist their efforts as they respond to the unfolding public health emergency. Four nonprofits received $80,000 in grants last week. […]

Challenge grants offer 2-for-1 deal

Posted on Oct 3, 2016, by

There’s nothing like a two-for-one deal to make you feel good about a shopping trip. Charitable giving has its own version of a two-for-one deal with challenge grants. For a challenge grant, a lead donor offers a given amount to support, but only if others contribute an equal amount. Contributors are motivated by knowing their […]