The Community Foundation spent a lot of time during the last year talking to our nonprofit partners and learning about their challenges, innovations, and outright determination in weathering the pandemic. Two frequently recurring words dominated these conversations: technology and fundraising.
Tag: Boys & Girls Club of Tri-County Area
$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 […]
By Jason Presto, CEO, Boys & Girls Club of the Tri-County Area We all remember our first jobs. (Mine was as a grocery store stock boy.) This summer, 15 teens experienced the challenge and joy of earning a paycheck as part of the Boys & Girls Club of the Tri-County Area’s new Teens 2 Work […]
Every child deserves a champion. Efforts to provide area youth with adult mentors will get a “shot in the arm” as a result of a new round of Basic Needs Giving Partnership grants. The grants, which were recently awarded by the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, will fund collaborative projects in Winnebago, Green Lake and Waushara […]
The Wishing Well of Green Lake County Fund (formerly Green Lake County Area United Fund) supports charitable projects and programs that improve the quality of life in Green Lake County through a focus on children and families. The Wishing Well of Green Lake County Fund is proud to announce that $20,255 was recently granted out […]
Oshkosh residents will soon be given the opportunity to revitalize their neighborhoods thanks to a $300,000 grant over three years from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership. The Rock the Block program – a collaborative effort of Habitat for Humanity Oshkosh, Greater Oshkosh Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc. (GO-HNI) and the City of Oshkosh – was one of […]
The Green Lake Basic Needs Fund supports charitable projects and programs that meet residents’ basics needs, including food, clothing and shelter. A healthy community provides a network of services, including basic social needs. Failing to meet these needs can jeopardize an individual’s quality of life and create costly and complex problems for the community over […]