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About

We have been helping donors share in effective, efficient and enduring ways since 1986.

Your Community Foundation and COVID-19

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region is actively monitoring fast-moving developments of the global coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

We have activated our Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan.

For the latest news and how you can help, please visit our COVID-19 RESPONSE AND UPDATES PAGE

We are committed to the health and safety of our staff and community members and are closely monitoring CDC and Wisconsin Department of Health Services guidelines.

We remain in close collaboration with our regional funding partners, our statewide network of community leaders and nonprofit partners plus our national community foundation colleagues to ensure we’re ready and available to mobilize resources, support and communications where and when they are most needed, particularly for the Fox Valley’s most vulnerable populations.

What is a Community Foundation?

We are a tax-exempt, publicly supported nonprofit organization managing charitable funds — mostly permanent endowments — created by many families, businesses and organizations. These funds generate grants for the long-term benefit of the people of the Fox Valley region of Wisconsin.

county-mapOur Service Area

We focus our work in Calumet, Outagamie, Shawano and Waupaca counties and the Neenah-Menasha area of Winnebago county, and partner with families of funds in Brillion, Chilton, Clintonville, Shawano and Waupaca.

Our donors have enabled us to become the second-largest certified Community Foundation in Wisconsin and among the top 10% of more than 750 community foundations nationwide. The Council on Foundations certifies that we achieve national standards of excellence for U.S. community foundations.

Watch more about what we do and how together, we flourish!

Our Mission

We strengthen our community for current and future generations by helping people make a difference in the lives of others. We fulfill our mission by:

Accepting and professionally managing financial gifts for the long-term in flexible, easy and efficient ways.

Partnering with people to help them engage in giving that fulfills their charitable dreams.

Awarding grants that achieve results and sustain a vibrant community for all, forever.

Using our knowledge of community needs to lead and convene people around issues and opportunities.

Our Core Values

Integrity

Respect

Teamwork