COVID Grant Provides At-Home Tools for Youth Mental Health Teletherapy

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 by

The Oshkosh COVID-19 Relief Fund has prioritized grants to nonprofits that are providing direct assistance to vulnerable individuals and families like food, hygiene, housing and healthcare, including mental health services. Local pediatric mental health and wellness organization, Catalpa Health, helps children and families improve their mental health through various counseling services. When the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Additional Basic Needs Giving Partnership Grant Funding Announced

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 by

$5 million in additional funding has been released to regional nonprofits for emergency relief from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation, supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, the J.J. Keller Foundation, Inc., and other community partners. Leaders from the U.S. Venture Open and the Basic Needs Giving Partnership are responding to growing need among charitable […]

Grants from COVID-19 Green Lake Area Relief Fund Help Residents in Need

The COVID-19 Green Lake Area Relief Fund within the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has been supporting local nonprofits focused on hunger relief and emergency assistance funding for residents experiencing economic hardship due to COVID-19. Starting in June, the Relief Fund has been coordinating regular USDA Farmers to Families drive-thru food distributions in partnership with Feeding […]

Grants from Oshkosh COVID-19 Relief Fund Help Keep Families in Their Homes

Posted on Jul 6, 2020 by

Launched jointly by the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and Oshkosh Area United Way, the Oshkosh COVID-19 Relief Fund has been supporting efforts to keep residents experiencing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis in their homes and provide people experiencing homelessness with round-the-clock emergency shelter. “The 2018 ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) study showed […]

New Parents Receive A Helping Hand

Healthy Families Waushara Becoming a new parent can be an overwhelming and emotional experience. For families living in poverty or facing other hardships, the responsibilities of caring for a newborn can seem almost impossible. To help alleviate stress and provide support to new parents, Health Families Waushara (HFW) was started in late 2019. The program, […]

Oshkosh Foundation awards $231,650 in Scholarships to High School Graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 181 scholarships totaling $231,650 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual virtual school ceremonies in May. A grand total of $387,420, was awarded to over 300 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($47,570), Neenah Joint […]

Foundation Awards Omro Students $47,570 in Scholarships

The Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $47,570 in scholarships to 33 Omro High School graduates. Students received scholarships on May 20 during a virtual ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. Brynne Boeck: $1,000 – […]

Winneconne Students Receive $32,250 in Scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $32,250 in scholarships to 34 Winneconne High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 27 during a virtual ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. Breana Johnson: $250 – Big Bucks Bass, […]