Since 1928, the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has helped individuals, families, agencies, and other non-profit organizations establish charitable funds that strengthen our communities. The Foundation started with ten innovative, forward-thinking business leaders who established the Foundation as a vehicle to support the future needs of Oshkosh. At the turn of the century the then “Oshkosh […]
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Meet the emerald ash borer, a tiny green beetle that has killed millions of ash trees throughout the northeastern United States and hundreds right here in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This invasive insect entered Wisconsin in 2008 and arrived in Oshkosh by 2016. Nearly 600 ash trees have already been removed from the City of Oshkosh terraces […]
Rock the Block will roll into the River East neighborhood in Oshkosh this summer with its volunteer-powered home repair program. Launched locally in 2019 by Habitat for Humanity of Oshkosh in partnership with Oshkosh Health Neighborhoods and the City of Oshkosh, the Rock the Block program creates a sense of neighborhood.
$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 […]
Your Community Foundation would like to take an opportunity on this – Earth Day – to say THANK YOU to those dedicated individuals and organizations who work to nurture, preserve and sustain our beautiful surroundings for generations to come. Back in 2010, we launched a communitywide fund-raising campaign called Taking Root. Nearly 200 people, organizations and businesses supported this effort […]
In Oshkosh, there are at least 110 homeless people, including men, women and children. In addition, 5,800 households in Oshkosh are paying more than 30 percent of their income on housing, meaning those residents do not have enough for important expenses like health care, transportation and food. A few of the members of the […]