Lindsay Heights school children

Grants




2016 Recipients

Artists Working in Education, Inc. $50,000 To provide arts education to youth in ZNI and other Milwaukee neighborhoods and to purchase a van
ArtWorks for Education $50,000 To support arts programs and internships for Milwaukee high school students
Augustine Educational Foundation $150,000 To support the PWH Scholars Program
Benedict Center $225,000 To support the Benedict Center's Sisters Program in Milwaukee
Betty Brinn Children's Museum, Inc. $50,000 To support programs for low-income parents and children from ZNI and other underserved neighborhoods
Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha $5,000 In honor of John Kersey
California Homebuilding Foundation $25,000 To support the Building Industry Technology Academy program in California high schools
Capuchin Community Services - Province of St. Joseph $250,000 To provide a 1:1 cash match for donations to support capital expenses to expand St. Ben's Community Meal and Clinic programs to the St. Anthony's housing development in Milwaukee
Cardinal Stritch $1,000 To support the African American Leadership Program
Cardinal Stritch University $50,000 To support the development of a comprehensive plan to expand and strengthen African American leadership in Milwaukee; funds may not be used for administrative expenses
Cathedral Center $150,000 To provide emergency shelter and case management services to women and children
City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office $100,000 To support commercial corridor streetscaping and beautification projects in Lindsay Heights
COA Youth & Family Centers $238,500 To expand the Home Instruction for Parents for Pre-school Youngsters early literacy and parents-as-educators program to the Lindsay Heights and Clarke Square/Muskego Way neighborhoods
Community Advocates $150,000 To support mental health, housing, and advocacy services to address homelessness and meet other basic human needs
Congregation Beth Israel $10,000 In honor of Jerry Stein
CORE El/Centro $200,000 To support integrated natural health therapies and movement services for low-income individuals and families in Clarke Square and other south side neighborhoods; and to plan for expansion to Lindsay Heights
Cross Lutheran Church $300,000 To support basic human needs programs for low-income youth and adults in Lindsay Heights
Dominican Center for Women $150,000 To support the Building Neighborhood Capacity Program in Amani and Metcalfe Park
EPIC Center Community Organization $40,000 To support afterschool and summer programs for youth in the Layton Boulevard West and Clarke Square neighborhoods
Faith Builders $2,000 To support Christmas in Milwaukee to deliver gifts to Clarke Square residents
Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin $50,000 To increase access to healthy foods for low-income households in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood
Fellowship Open $10,000 To support MKE Fellows in honor of John Daniels
First Stage, Inc. $200,000 To expand First Stage programs to schools in ZNI and other Milwaukee neighborhoods
Fondy Food Center $100,000 To improve access to healthy, local food by Milwaukeeans
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center $1,000,000 To support research on Acute Myeloid Leukemia treatments and provide financial aid to patients who need assistance with daily, non-medical expenses
Gathering of Southeastern Wisconsin $30,000 To support meal programs at four locations in Milwaukee
Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin $320,000 To pilot a new program to provide employment, training, and financial education to individuals served by the Sojourner Family Peace Center
Greater Milwaukee Committee $5,000 To support participation in the Greater Milwaukee Committee's economic development projects
Greater Milwaukee Foundation $132,000 To support the Wisconsin Reading Corps literacy intervention program at three schools in Lindsay Heights
Greater Milwaukee Foundation $10,000 To support the 2016 Earn & Learn Program
Guest House $225,000 To support emergency shelter operations and social service delivery to homeless men; and capital support for the completion of the Guest House expansion
Harbor District, Inc. $10,000 To support the Partners for Places Harbor District project
Hawaii Alliance for Arts in Education $40,000 To support the Turnaround Arts program in three Hawaii elementary schools
Historic Milwaukee $10,000 To support the 2016 Spaces and Traces and Open Doors programs in ZNI neighborhoods
Ho`ola Na Pua $13,200 To support community outreach and education efforts to identify and assist child victims of commercial sexual exploitation in Hawaii
Hope House, Inc. $2,500 To help cover the costs incurred from fire damage to Hope House
Housing Resources, Inc. $75,000 To provide housing counseling services to low- to moderate-income families in ZNI neighborhoods
Institute for Human Services $150,000 To support programs for homeless or at-risk individuals in Hawaii
International Association for Human Values $75,000 To support the implementation of the YES! for Schools program in Milwaukee
Journey House, Inc. $200,000 To support the operation of Journey House's Financial Opportunity Center
Journey House, Inc. $208,331 To support capital improvements to the Journey House Packers Football Stadium in Mitchell Park; and to establish an urban gardening and healthy living program in Clarke Square
Journey House, Inc. $6,000 To support the AmeriCorps position for the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $45,650 To match city funds to build a raised intersection at 37th and Pierce Streets and develop and install neighborhood signage
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $432,060 To support LBWN's housing initiatives in the Silver City, Layton Park, and Burnham Park neighborhoods
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $214,000 To support the purchase and rehab 3514 W. National Avenue
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $55,000 To provide matching grants for home improvement projects in Clarke Square and the Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $4,800 To support the involvement of LBWN's executive director, Will Sebern, in Leadership Advanced
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan $10,000 To match contributions to the Urban Threads program
Marquette University $30,900 To support a Trinity Fellow internship at the Zilber Family Foundation
MATC Foundation $10,000 To support the 2016 Certified Nursing Assistant program
Medical College of Wisconsin $50,000 To produce a report and a set of recommendations to prevent opioid abuse in Milwaukee County
Medical Society of Milwaukee $3,500 To support Patrick Kennedy's project to curb opiate abuse
Mental Health America of Hawai'i $102,750 To support youth suicide and bullying prevention curriculum development and program delivery
Milwaukee Center for Independence $200,000 To support the Level Up program to provide on-the-job culinary arts training and certification to individuals in Lindsay Heights
Milwaukee Christian Center $50,000 To support leadership development and staff capacity in the areas of program development, fund development, and collaboration
Milwaukee Christian Center $3,000 To support the Green Space Project of the Building Neighborhood Capacity Program
Milwaukee Film, Inc. $10,000 To support the 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival
Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied in Hope (MICAH) $40,000 To support MICAH's 53206 Holy Ground Youth and Young Adult Organizing Initiative in and around Lindsay Heights
Milwaukee JobsWork $50,000 To support business development, job readiness, and employment programs in ZNI and other low-income neighborhoods
Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation $75,000 To support the Turnaround Arts school improvement programs at four Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee Rescue Mission $2,000 To support the Mad Hot Ballroom program at Cross Trainers Academy
Neu-Life Community Development $300,000 To support afterschool and summer programs for youth in Lindsay Heights and for the purchase of a passenger van
Nia Imani Family $30,000 To support transitional housing and the delivery of health and social services for mothers and their young children
PEARLS for Teen Girls $300,000 To support leadership development programs to girls ages 10 to 19 in Milwaukee
Penfield Children's Center $500,000 To support the Penfield Montessori Academy capital campaign
Playworks Wisconsin $200,000 To provide safe, healthy, and inclusive play and physical activity programs at schools in ZNI neighborhoods
Public Policy Forum $2,500 To support the 2016 Nonprofit Survey & Report
Public Policy Forum $1,600 To support the Developing a Vision for Arts and Culture in Greater Milwaukee project
Pu'u Kukui Elementary School $15,000 To support the capital campaign to design and equip a playground for the school's 700 students
Rebuilding Together of Greater Milwaukee $470,000 To provide free home repairs for senior citizens, disabled individuals, and veterans, and to visibly improve conditions in the Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square, and the Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods
Revitalize Milwaukee $94,000 To support a partnership with the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative to implement a home improvement strategy and manage matching grants
RiverEdge Nature Center $10,000 To support general operations
Riverworks Development Corporation $200,000 To support the operation of the Financial Opportunity Center and the renovation of office space and program space
Running Rebels Community Organization $10,000 To support a real estate assessment
Running Rebels Community Organization $1,000,000 To support the Running Rebels Community Organization capital campaign
Safe & Sound $3,000 To provide facilitator training
Serenity Inns $5,000 To support Serenity Inn's inpatient residential recovery program
Sojourner Family Peace Center $300,000 To support efforts to monitor the delivery of integrated services, evaluate performance and effectiveness, and organize and deliver education programs
Sojourner Family Peace Center $2,268.85 To support the program associated with Patrick Sharkey's visit to Milwaukee
Southside Organizing Committee $50,000 To support resident leadership development, community organizing, and voter education activities on Milwaukee's south side
St. Marcus Schools $400,000 Capital support for the expansion of St. Marcus School to its North Campus
TRUE Skool $50,000 To support urban arts, leadership development, and workforce development activities for youth
United Community Center $500,000 To support the construction of a new 16-bed residential substance abuse treatment facility for women
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (UNCOM) $200,000 To support UNCOM to continue as an operating partner of the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative
United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County $70,100 To support the expansion of the My Very Own Library literacy program to four schools in ZNI neighborhoods
UPAF $55,395 To support the performing arts sector in Milwaukee
Urban Ecology Center $150,000 To expand the Neighborhood Environmental Education Project from 11 to 22 schools in the Layton Boulevard West and Clarke Square neighborhoods
Urban Ecology Center $104,000 To support a market assessment, feasibility study, and organizational development plan for senior leadership
USO Wisconsin $5,000 To support USO Wisconsin in assisting local military families
Victory Garden Initiative $10,000 To support the installation of 50 gardens for residents in the Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods during the 8th Annual Victory Garden BLITZ
Walnut Way Conservation Corp $50,000 To support staff and board development and technology updates
Walnut Way Conservation Corp $750,000 To support the construction of Phase II of the Innovations and Wellness Commons in Lindsay Heights
Wisconsin Philanthropy Network $5,000 To support the 2016 Wisconsin Gives report
Wisconsin Philanthropy Network $165,000 To support the Wisconsin Leadership Development project to recruit and train grassroots leaders in Milwaukee
Wisconsin Preservation Fund $50,000 To support the purchase and rehab of the Wally Schmidt building in Lindsay Heights
Wisconsin Voices $50,000 To support general operations
Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) $65,000 To provide renewed support for outreach and business development services to existing and aspiring entrepreneurs in Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West
Women's Fund Hawaii $5,000 To support general operations
Word of Hope Ministries $135,000 To support Word of Hope's substance abuse treatment program
YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee $500,000 To support programs and operations at the Northside YMCA in Lindsay Heights

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