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Dates to Remember
National Philanthropy Day
November 18, 2016
Preliminary Grant Applications Due
January 6, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Philanthropy Forum
March 9, 2017
Women's Fund Luncheon
September 7, 2017

Women's Fund Board of Directors 
Sara Micheletti|President
Amy Van Straten| S ecretary/Treasurer
Beth Davis
Sarah Dressel
Janelle Fuhrmann
Jenny Haas
Kris Hietpas
Lori Hoersch
Neely Pinnock
Irene Strohbeen
Marjorie Sutter
Gina Vanden Heuvel

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Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region 
November E-News

Women's Fund Luncheon Challenge Grant a Success!

We are excited to announce that we reached the $15,000 J. J. Keller Foundation challenge grant goal announced at the Women's Fund Luncheon in September.  

Many thanks to all who donated and a special thank you to
the J. J. Keller Foundation who has added $15,000 to our spring 2017 grantmaking pool to be used for mental health programming. 
Women's Fund Grant Deadline
Friday, January 6, 2017 | 4:00 pm

The Grant Seekers' Workshop held on November 3 was attended by 36 different nonprofit agencies. If you wish to apply for a grant and a representative from your organization did not attend, you can find the preliminary grant a pplication, along with other 
important materials on our website .

To  receive funding, a preliminary a pplication must by submitted to the Women's Fund by 4:00 pm on Friday, January 6, 2017.

Questions can be directed to Becky Boulanger at 702-7617.

Year End Stock Gifts

Do you know you can gift stock to the Women's Fund? Giving securities  may be appropriate if:
  • You own stocks, bonds or mutual fund shares that you have held at least one year.
  • Those securities have increased significantly in value.
  • Your financial advisor suggests you rebalance
     your portfolio.
Please be sure to let us know if you plan to make a gift of securities and we will be happy to give you (or your financial adviser) transfer instructions. To ensure your stock gift is completed by the end of the year, we recommend that you initiate the gift by December 19.

Learn more about making a stock gift.
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