HBA Fox Cities was established in 1958 and is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization that consists of more than 400 member companies, most of which are based in the Fox Cities area of Wisconsin. HBA Fox Cities serves its members through:
Leading the building industry to ensure sustainable growth and quality of life in our community
Advocacy & Voice of Members
Education & Professionalism
Business Growth & Marketing
Business development opportunities
Members gain exposure through marketing and sponsorships as well as public events such as the bi-annual Parade of Homes and year-long Virtual Tour of Homes, which include new homes and remodeling projects that are open throughout the Fox Cities and typically generate an attendance of between 3,500 – 4,750.
Home Builders Association of the Fox Cities applauds its members for the significant charitable aid given to valuable organizations throughout the Fox Cities area by individual members and member companies.
HBA Fox Cities has a fund through The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which allows the generosity of HBA Fox Cities members and donors to be focused on housing-related education, research and charitable aid initiatives. Through annual fundraising events, the HBA Fox Cities Fund supports scholarships for students pursuing education in residential construction related fields. The events also raise funds to support charities, primarily those that are housing-related, particularly in the Fox Cities.
Throughout the past four years, nearly $60,000 has been donated non-profit organizations in the Fox Cities, most specifically to Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs, Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity, Pillars, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Sexual Assault Crisis Center – Fox Cities, ReBuilding Together Fox Valley, WI Veteran’s Village Association, Fox Valley Technical College Foundation and COVID-19 Relief Fund.
Additionally, HBA Fox Cities proudly serves as the official and exclusive Local Coordinating Organization for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program in Outagamie County and surrounding areas. In 2019, more than 200 businesses and individuals donated 17,143 toys, stocking stuffers and books for 4,280 Fox Cities children in-need.
In partnership with middle and high schools, technical colleges, non-profit organizations, area businesses and members, HBA Fox Cities has a strong commitment to developing the construction trades workforce in the Fox Cities.
Onsite and off-site membership meetings, Member Mixers, Member-to-Member Morning Connections, volunteer opportunities and more, bring members together to build personal and business relationships. Would your business like to host one of these events? If so, please complete the month selection form.
Housing advocacy/government affairs
With grassroots efforts, HBA Fox Cities works with REALTORS® Association of NE WI as well as local chambers of commerce to defeat excessive regulations and defend safe and attainable housing at all levels of government.
HBA Fox Cities’ educational programs can help businesses thrive and improve the overall professionalism of the home building industry. Course offerings help members stay current on new building ideas and technology, learn new business strategies and stay on the cutting edge of sales and marketing techniques, as well as provide continuing education credits for the Dwelling Contractor Qualifier through the State of Wisconsin.
HBA Fox Cities provides industry information to members and the public through its website, publications, e-newsletters, posters, signage and social media.