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Report to the Community

Fiscal 2022 Results

Proud of what we accomplished TOGETHER!

Your Community Foundation is fortunate to have a unique view of the very best of our Fox Valley Region – it’s the people. The culture of people who look out for their neighbors and community shows itself continually in the ways individuals and businesses choose to partner with us to make a difference. Our relationships are with caring donors, passionate nonprofit organizations, and a region with so many who genuinely care. Together, we work to make a community we want to live in, and we build for a better tomorrow.

Donors giving through the Community Foundation sustained their generosity in 2022, with grants once again exceeding $40 million. Emerging from the pandemic revealed even more community and human needs that were met by resourceful nonprofits and a community of donors wanting to help.

By the numbers! Fiscal year 2022:

For fiscal year 2022, which ended December 31, a record 1,765 nonprofits received grants in all aspects of service, including human services, community improvement, education, health care, environment, and arts and culture. 

 The grant total includes $1.4 million in scholarships awarded from 232 scholarship funds to 512 students from 60 high schools throughout the Fox Valley region.  

The Himebaugh Legacy Circle has grown to 315 members as of 12/31/2023! The program recognizes people who have made after-lifetime plans for their favorite charitable causes through a bequest or similar deferred gift to the Community Foundation. 

The 1,829 charitable funds under management total $481.6 million in assets and received $44.5 million in contributions in 2022. The median contribution was $240, and the median grant was $1,000. 

Your Community Foundation continues to focus on the future. A new technology infrastructure is in place that will help grow the impact philanthropy will have in our region. The transformation has taken time; you have been patient, and we have been pleased with the overall positive feedback we are receiving.

Read our Annual Report

As you flip through this digital report, we hope you will be proud of what our community accomplished together. We are prepared and eager to strive for a community where together everyone will flourish:

Our strategic direction calls us to deepen our understanding of community needs and share what we are learning. This is at the heart of being a ‘community’ foundation. We look forward to our engaging in this with our donors, nonprofit partners, and community leaders.

Our region and your Community Foundation are on a journey together, building a stronger and deeper sense of belonging and genuine partnerships that will help us all to flourish. Thank you for supporting us and our unique mission. You have our commitment to do our very best to foster better tomorrows for everyone who calls this place home.

Check out the full details in our 2022 Report to the Community News Release!

Charitable Funds in 2023

View our Community Foundation Charitable Funds list, and our Agency Funds.

Our Regional Affiliates’ Charitable funds:

Brillion

Chilton

Clintonville

Shawano

Waupaca

Note: Our Fiscal Year period runs from January 1 through December 31.

Copies of our IRS Form 990/990-T are available in our office or online at www.Guidestar.org.