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New group builds partnership to fight tough weeds

Watch out invasive weeds, thereā€™s a new posse in town. About 30 people gathered at Mosquito Hill Nature Center in New London Dec. 12 for the organizational meeting to create a Fox Valley Cooperative Invasive Management Area (CISMA). The crowd included foresters, woodlot owners, nature center staff members, conservation advisors, DNR employees and gardeners. The […]

Tomorrow’s Children of Waupaca receives technology boost

The Waupaca Area Community Foundation, one of our regional affiliates, hosted its annual Celebration of Giving on October 1st, awarding $80,500 in grants to local nonprofit organizations. One of the recipients is Tomorrow’s Children, a nonprofit helping children who’ve experienced trauma. By Kelly Hackett, Waupaca Area Community Foundation Tomorrowā€™s Children, a residential care center in […]

New Waupaca grant helps prevent suicide

Suicide is the second-leading cause of deathĀ among 15- to 29-year-olds globally. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate a jump in the badger state’s suicide rate of more than 25 percent over the past two decades. The Waupaca Area Community Foundation recently awarded its first-ever Community Enhancement Grant to the Center for […]

$75,260 in grants help nonprofits serving Waupaca County

The Waupaca Area Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, awarded $75,260 in grants to local nonprofit organizations working in the arts, education, health care and services for youth to improve the quality of life in Waupaca County. The grants were awarded from the WACFā€™s Waupaca Area Community Foundation […]

Waupaca area benefits from $44,800 in grants

The Waupaca Area Community Foundation awarded $44,800 in grants to local nonprofit organizations at its annualĀ Celebration of Giving Tuesday, Oct. 4.Ā The grant money, awarded through the Waupaca Area Community Fund,Ā comes from the WACF’sĀ annual gala and other contributions. These grants were awarded: CAP Services ā€“ General operating support to Ministry Dental Center for dental care and […]

Waupaca Eco Park brings together students, businesses, community

Despite threatening weather, the community turned out theĀ morning of Sept. 10 to dedicate Waupaca’s new Eco-Park — a partnership includingĀ CAP Services, the City of Waupaca, the Waupaca Foundry and other businesses, with funding from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership and Environmental Sustainability Fund at the Community Foundation and the Waupaca Area Community Foundation. The Basic […]