Investing in Child Well-Being: Our Financial Partners

We are proud to have garnered support from a wide range of private, public, and community foundation funds for our diverse projects. This highlights our organizational strength and our ability to leverage funding effectively to benefit our local communities, driving us closer to achieving collective outcomes that enhance early childhood development.

Explore our funding partner categories to discover those investing in the well-being of children and families alongside First 5 Fox Valley.

Community Investments

First 5 Fox Valley has demonstrated its robust organizational capacity by successfully securing private, public, and community foundation funds, resulting in a total of $3,920,341 in funding brought into the community and partner agencies between 2020 and 2026.

  • Outagamie County ARPA Family Resource Center Grant (2024-2026)
    $2,000,000
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board – Triple P Expansion Grant (2024-2025)
    $150,000
  • Green Bay Packers Foundation (2024)
    $4,000
  • AHW Community-Led Support for Maternal and Child Health – using the Help Me Grow Model (2023-2024)
    $249,620
  • Women’s Fund of the Fox Cities (2023)
    $6,000
  • Mielke Early Years (2023) - planning grant for the Family Resource Center
    $4,000
  • Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club Welcome Baby NICU Bags (2023)
    $1,750
  • ThedaCare Community Health Grant (2023
    $65,000
  • ThedaCare Community Health Grant (2024)
    $55,000
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board- Connecting Resources & Child Care (2023-2024)
    $110,461
  • AHW Community-Led Population and Community Health Study (2022-2023)
    $200,000
  • Oshkosh Area Community Foundation Technology Grant (2022)
    $5,000
  • Outagamie County ARPA Non-profit Community Grants (2022)
    $50,000
  • United Way of the Fox Cities (2022)
    $25,000
  • United Way of the Fox Cities (2023)
    $43,310
  • Community Foundation of the Fox Cities Bright Ideas Grants (2021, 2022, 2023)
    $25,000
  • Rotary Clubs of District 6220- Help Me Grow Resource Database (2022)
    $17,000
  • CHAT Funding (2021-2022)
    $58,000
  • Department of Children and Families PDG- Community Innovation (2021)
    $100,000
  • Basic Needs Giving Partnership Fox Cities- Welcome Baby Grant (2020-2024) over 5 years
    $500,000 
  • Basic Needs Giving Partnership- Oshkosh Developmental Screening Grant (2020-2023)
    $256,200
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Project Grants

The Help Me Grow Call-in Center, where families are connected directly to a live Resource Navigator was supported with grants from;

  • Community Health Action Team (CHAT) Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region.  
  • The Bright Idea Fund within the community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region
  • Appleton Breakfast Rotary
  • Amcor/Bemis Foundation
  • US Venture/Schmidt Family Foundation
  • Rotary Club of Neenah
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