• Eau Claire Community Foundation Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

    Article from the Leader-Telegram Eau Claire foundation a growing asset to community. by Lauren French After 20 years, coffers have swelled to more than $20M. In spring 2007, Kim Bodeau of Eau Claire faced a scenario every parent dreads. Her son, David, died unexpectedly. He was 19 years old. In the wake of his death, […]

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  • Greater Green Bay Community Foundation announces partnership with Green Bay Packers Foundation for community-wide giving day: Give BIG Green Bay

    Green Bay, WI – July 27, 2017 – Beginning at noon on February 27, 2018, the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation will host the first community-wide, 24-hour giving day in Brown County: Give BIG Green Bay. This event will highlight and support local nonprofits working to strengthen our community. A $250,000 grant from the Green […]

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  • Direct Supply presented the Fred F. Loock Memorial Award

    Direct Supply was presented the Fred F. Loock Memorial Award.  The Fred F. Loock Memorial Award, named after the President of the Board of Trustees from 1953-1956, is presented to an outstanding corporation devoted to helping youth achieve richer and fuller lives.   “Direct Supply has been an incredible partner to the Clubs through the […]

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  • Great Lakes Releases its 2016 Philanthropy Report

    Great Lakes works to make postsecondary degrees, credentials and certificates accessible to as many students as possible. Specifically, they focus our philanthropy on helping those who traditionally have the most to gain from college, but who often have the least support in getting there: students from low-income homes, students of color and first-generation students. This Report […]

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  • Bucks Foundation to give $100,000 grant to Schools That Can

    A BizTimes article by Ben Stanley announced that the Milwaukee Bucks Foundation will give $100,000 to Schools That Can Milwaukee over the next two years to support training programs for leaders at high-poverty schools.   Bucks representatives play games with Carver Academy students before the announcement.   Bucks President Peter Feigin announces a grant at George […]

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  • Joe Braun, Fond du Lac Area Foundation, announced as 1 of 24 to participate in the Career Pathways Program with COF.

    According to Sandi Roehrig, “Our own, Joe Braun, was selected to the COF’s premier leadership development program. There were more than 200 applicants and 24 were chosen.  It is a great honor for Joe.  The class is pretty impressive and represents some of the largest private foundations in the country so the learning and networking will […]

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  • Patricia Contreras named director of Global Community Relations and Contributions

    A message from Carolyn Rose, vice president, Talent Effectiveness, Human Resources, Rockwell Automation   I am pleased to announce that Patricia Contreras is named, director, Global Community Relations and Contributions. As director, Patricia is our philanthropic thought leader charged with aligning corporate philanthropy with the company’s business and workforce strategies. She http://wiphilanthropy.org/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=projectdevelops and guides a […]

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  • Community Foundation sees record grant-making in its 30th year

    APPLETON, Wis. – In its 30th anniversary year, the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region awarded a record $19 million in grants to more than 1,000 charitable organizations, taking the total grants awarded in its history to $240 million. The fiscal year 2015-16 grant total includes scholarship awards that topped the $1 million mark […]

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  • Neenah High School students awarded $39,750 in scholarships

    The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation manages 40 funds for the Neenah Joint School District, including scholarship, designated and special project funds. The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization created by and for the people of Winnebago County, Waushara County, Green Lake County and Ripon. Through charitable giving, the Community Foundation strives to […]

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  • Siebert Lutheran Foundation Announces Four New Board Members

    February 3, 2016 (Brookfield, Wis.) – Siebert Lutheran Foundation announces the appointment of four new members to its 2016 Board of Directors. Joining the Siebert Board of Directors are Thomas J. Kammerait, Timothy J. Larson, Dr. Joan M. Prince, and David J. Rodgers. “These four new members typify the spirit of Siebert’s mission and bring […]

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