This is who we are
In fact, making sure our community is always a special place to live is why we’re here.
We strengthen our community for current and future generations by helping people make a difference in the lives of all.
Community Problem Solvers. The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region brings people together to think about the community’s vision for well-being and ways to help solve problems that lead to greater flourishing for all.
Educators. The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region listens, learns and shares knowledge to raise awareness of community issues and effective ways to give.
Inclusive partners. The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region encourages giving from all generations and engages partners from throughout the community to discover difference-making change.
Impact-makers. The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region seeks to foster personally meaningful connections between donors and nonprofit organizations, resulting in a stronger community for all, today and for future generations.
We do this by connecting individual gifts to nonprofits through grants. Our knowledge about important issues facing the Fox Valley Region is based on strong relationships with nonprofits and our unwavering pursuit of understanding our community needs.
Individual gifts, when joined with others given through the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, ensure the impact lasts forever so that our community will always flourish.
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.
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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.
We ensure that, together, we make a big difference. And we ensure that gifts last forever so that our community will always flourish!
The Community Foundation has been certified as a 2022 Silver-level Employee Friendly Workplace in the Fox Cities by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. This certification recognizes employers who demonstrate a significant commitment to promoting work/life integration by creating a positive work environment and experience for all employees.
Silver certified employers demonstrate a significant commitment to offering and expanding benefits and policies that support the work/life needs of employees.
We strengthen our community for current and future generations by helping people make a difference in the lives of all. 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.