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Support from Chilton Area Community Foundation makes enormous impact

The Chilton Area Community Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year! Here is a guest Loop article from a local nonprofit making a huge impact thanks to Chilton’s incredible generosity. By Greg Logemann, Executive Director/CEO, New Hope Center The Chilton Area Community Foundation has been instrumental in helping New Hope Center over the last […]

Friends make a difference

We’re humbled by the outpouring of compassion and support we’ve witnessed – financial and otherwise – to sustain the Fox Valley region. Our community’s collaborative spirit of giving, driven forward by partners like you, has never been stronger and is reflected in a record year of philanthropy in our community. For over 35 years, the Community Foundation has […]

A Way to Change the World

By Cathie Tierney, president and CEO, Community First Credit Union One of the most exciting things that happened to me as chairman of the board for the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region was when David and Rita Nelson’s estate gift was made totaling more than $100 million. That gift is pretty spectacular—as is […]

LEAVEN thankful to Chilton Area Community Foundation

LEAVEN helps residents of Outagamie, Calumet, northeastern Winnebago counties and those in New London living in Waupaca County, thanks to the generosity of the community, including the Chilton Area Community Foundation, our regional affiliate partner. By Mary Parsons, executive director, LEAVEN Congratulations to the Chilton Area Community Foundation for 20 remarkable years of supporting causes […]

Neighbor to Neighbor provides bountiful meals for Manawa

An idea that started out as leftover bread for chickens has evolved into Neighbor to Neighbor, a food donation program in Manawa that has provided 1,900 meals since March to thankful residents. By Brenda Vander Zanden, Co-Director, Neighbor to Neighbor Meals of Manawa Neighbor to Neighbor Meals of Manawa began as a “serendipitous happenstance,” but […]

Nelson fund distributes extra $1 million when need is high

Twenty-three nonprofits throughout northeastern Wisconsin got a boost at a time it was most needed from an extra $1 million in grants awarded from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. The additional grants, recommended at a special virtual meeting of the fund’s Advisory […]

New book shares caregivers’ stories

A Not So Lonely Journey is a new resource for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s, thanks to the Aline Zerrenner Dementia-Friendly Fund within the Community Foundation. After Aline Zerrenner was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2009, her husband Walt began caring for her on a nearly full-time basis. But finding resources for help, or even insight, […]

Foundation’s affiliates assist private foundation to speed up grantmaking

Waupaca Area Food Pantry received a $3,000 grant from The Rhoades Sanford Foundation for equipment. The Community Foundation’s five regional affiliates were established to tap into local expertise about community needs in the Brillion, Chilton, Clintonville, Waupaca and Shawano areas. As it turns out, that knowledge is valuable to other grantmakers as well. The most […]