Hmong neighbors holding vegetables


2012 Recipients

Above the Clouds $15,000 To sustain and expand the community arts programs for students in Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square, and Layton Boulevard West
ACTS Housing $60,000 To establish a loan fund for resident owners who buy and renovate homes in selected neighborhoods
CEOs for Cities $5,000 To provide general support for the Milwaukee chapter
Community Warehouse $50,000 To renovate a property along the 30th Street Industrial Corridor and open a north side location of the Community Warehouse
Donors Forum of Wisconsin $5,000 To partially support the Wisconsin Gives Report 2012
Faith Santa Fe Evangelical Lutheran Church $10,000 To match contributions made to hire a Food Pantry Coordinator
Hawaii Autism Foundation $15,000 To help families find and fund treatments for autism spectrum disorders
Hopkins Lloyd Elementary School $2,500 To provide t-shirts to all students and volunteers at the first TARGET: MILWAUKEE MATTERS event
International Association for Human Values $35,000 To support the Youth Empowerment Seminar program in Milwaukee and provide training to young people and educators in low-income neighborhoods
Journey House $500,000 To implement the lifelong learning and youth, parks, and recreation strategies of the Clarke Square Quality of Life Plan
Journey House $4,000 To support Clarke Square Moving and other events
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $10,000 To support the School Model Block initiative and improve the area around a neighborhood school
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $25,000 To support a retail market analysis of the three neighborhoods of Layton Park, Burnham Park, and Silver City
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $10,000 To support the completion of a bandshell in Arlington Heights park

Life Navigators $2,000 To support efforts to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities
LISC Milwaukee $200,000 To provide technical assistance and access to financing for real estate and commercial development projects in Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square, and Layton Boulevard West
Marquette University - Trinity Fellows Program $29,400 To support a graduate student intern to work with the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative
Marquette University $3,250 To bring Paul Tough to Marquette's On the Issues forum
PEARLS for Teen Girls $25,000 To plan and launch an expansion campaign
Repairers of the Breach $2,500 To support services to homeless individuals in Milwaukee
Sojourner Family Peace Center $500,000 To provide a 1:1 cash match for donations up to $25,000 per donor to help the organization raise funds from small and mid-range donors for a new facility
Three Harbor Council, Boy Scouts of America $1,000 To provide general support of the organization
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative) $150,000 To provide human resources, accounting, and information technology services, and serve as fiscal agent for the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (Neighborhood News Service) $130,000 To match funding from the Knight Foundation and expand the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee $600,000 To deliver technical expertise in human services program design to community groups and to renew general operating support for UNCOM
United Performing Arts Fund $22,862 To support the performing arts in Milwaukee
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. $900,000 To implement the Lindsay Heights Quality of Life Plan with residents and other local partners
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. $785.17 To enable Walnut Way staff to attend the 2012 Family Philanthropy Conference
WINS for Children $1,000 To support activities at North Division High School
Word of Hope Ministries $35,000 To deliver substance abuse treatment services on the north side of Milwaukee

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