The re-green-ing of Oshkosh

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 to beautify Oshkosh. Continue reading The re-green-ing of Oshkosh

A Community in Search of Affordable Housing

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. Continue reading A Community in Search of Affordable Housing

New CEO is a familiar face at Foundation

Leadership changes at any organization are often exciting times filled with a unique blend of anticipation, optimism and fear.

For those who have been aware that the Foundation was searching for a new leader, the BIG question of who that person will be was answered this week.

Bill Wyman, lifelong resident of Oshkosh, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. Continue reading New CEO is a familiar face at Foundation

Dedicated to education: Rudoy family continues legacy

Celebrate Education doled out more than $49,000 in grants to our communities’ excellent educators and schools on Monday (3/12/16) during an event attended by nearly 200 people at the Oshkosh Convention Center.

A good portion of these dollars are thanks to the Rudoy family — Continue reading Dedicated to education: Rudoy family continues legacy