We work every day to improve lives

To create lasting change, we recruit the people and organizations from all across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources to get things done. Financial resources are invested in over 100 programs, initiatives and grants serving more than 100,000 people in the Fox Cities.

 

LIFE Color

New LIFE Study Data

A study focusing on key aspects of the Fox Cities’ quality of life has been updated to include 26 new data charts incorporating information about education and learning, child abuse and neglect, libraries and civic engagement. Community members are encouraged to use the data as a starting point for diving deeper into understanding local issues and opportunities for improvement, as well as tracking changes in the data over time.

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Children and Youth

Developing Children & Youth

By 2021, we aim to secure a brighter future for more of our children by making sure 60% of third grade students read at or above a proficient level. Read more >>

Basic Needs

Improving Self-Sufficiency

By 2021, we aim to stabilize more working families by reducing the number of renters experiencing housing cost-burden to 36%, which will impact 960 households. Read more >>

Health and Healing

Promoting Health & Healing

By 2021, we aim to foster a healthier community by decreasing by 20% each, the youth and adults struggling with three or more poor mental health days per month. Read more >>

Families

Strengthening Families

By 2021, we aim to help keep our children safe by reducing the number of screened-in cases of child abuse and neglect by 23%. Read more >>