ABOUT US - CATALYST, SPRING / SUMMER 2015
  View Spring Summer 2015 newsletter

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  President's Message: Partnerships build a community

The Foundation understands what makes a winning team.

The right players come together and each plays an equally important role in achieving a goal. (Read More)

 
  Scholarship pays tribute to inspiring teacher

'78 ONHS grad credits Veidemanis' encouragement for his success

For some, the desire to give back to the community is a trait passed down from generation to generation. (Read More)

 
  Foundation awards $273,845 in scholarships

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $273,845 in scholarships to students this spring as a bit of help to their future educations. (Read More)

 
  Fishery project to fuel pantries with rich protein

When Patti Habeck and Justin Lubin got to talking about feeding the hungry, they quickly realized their organizations’ missions were aligned. (Read More)

 
  Winneconne foundation launches Marble Park fundraiser

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation (WACF) has launched a $10,000 fundraising campaign to purchase inflatable pool equipment for the Marble Park Swim Area – the village’s sandbottom swim facility. (Read More)

 
  Playground paves way for inclusivity

Public-philanthropic partnership helps turn idea into reality for Oshkosh residents

The bright blue sail is flying atop the nautical themed play structure at Oshkosh’s first inclusive playground, a sign that a simple suggestion from a city resident can fuel a movement that creates change in a community. (Read More)

 
  New funds

Newly created funds from Jan. 1-April 30, 2015

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  Bo Ryan to attend U.S Venture Open

He coached Wisconsin's basketball team to the NCAA Championship game in Indianapolis in April, but come August, Bo Ryan will bring his golf game to the Fox Cities as the featured guest at the 30th annual U.S. Venture Open on Aug. 12. (Read More)

 
  Summer Reading Program -- Every Hero Has a Story

The Elisha D. Smith Public Library in Menasha invites everyone to join them for a series of programs aligned with the summer reading program theme -- Every Hero Has a Story. (Read More)

 
  New Resource for Fox Valley-area Nonprofits

NonprofitNext, a pilot project of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region (CFFVR), provides resources for Fox Valley-area nonprofit leaders, including tip, tools and templates for recruiting board members, kick-starting a fund drive, preparing for an audit and building your brand. (Read More)

 
  More Engaged Couples Request Charitable Donations Instead of Gifts

Wedding season is upon us! As more Americans integrate charity into weddings and other milestone celebrations, remember to Love Your Community too. (Read More)

 
  What Poverty Does to the Young Brain

More reason that the fight to end the root causes of poverty are a fight for our own futures.
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