Our Stories

Meet new board member Susie Collat

One of our new 2023 board members, Susie Collat has long understood the importance of giving back. Keep reading to discover more about her (including one of her favorite book recommendation). CFNEG: Why is being involved in the community/giving back important to you? Susie: Involvement in community and…

Help for Ukraine

Wondering how you can help during this crisis? We've compiled a list of some reputable organizations who are currently working in, or in countries surrounding, the Ukraine. UNICEF CARE Doctors Without Borders Global Giving Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund International Medial Corps International Rescue Committee Convoy of Hope Send…

Nonprofit Wish Book

For the first time ever we've created a Nonprofit Wish Book! In this edition you'll find wishes big and small from 23 of our nonprofit fundholders. It's a great way to get the whole family, your workplace, your neighbors - anyone you know - involved in making an…

Journey of Generosity in Action

We can all agree - giving is GREAT! But the who, what, where and why’s of giving can be different for different people. Here at the Community Foundation, we call it the Journey of Generosity. And each fundholder’s journey is as different as they are. Here’s a glimpse…

Year-end Giving During a Pandemic

By Randy Redner In 2019, Americans gave a record $450 billion. History teaches us, though, that when times are tough Americans dig deeper and give bigger - and that’s what we’ve seen in 2020. In fact, the Chronicle of Philanthropy reported in October that giving was up 7.5…