To recognize the extraordinary contributions of individuals who have helped shape the community in positive ways, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is currently accepting nominations from the community for its 2018 Civic Awards.
On a single day this fall, people throughout the four-county region will gather in small groups to share a meal and engage in meaningful conversation about the individual and collective measures we can take to improve the quality of life in our community.
FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Gifts to the Community program returns in 2016 with a special, one-day opportunity to explore four signature lakefront destinations for free. On Saturday, Oct. 15, all visitors to Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Discovery World, Milwaukee Art Museum and the Port Washington Historical Society’s Port Exploreum and 1860 Light Station will receive […]
FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe Greater Milwaukee Foundation today announced the establishment of the Reasons for Hope MKE Fund to address immediate needs in Sherman Park as the community unites in its efforts to rebuild and heal in the aftermath of the violence last weekend and to advance resident-led, neighborhood efforts across the city. Continuing its longtime commitment to […]
FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailTwenty visual arts and arts education programs in the community were recently awarded $338,000 in funding from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund. Established by renowned local artist the late Mary L. Nohl, the fund has made grants of more than $7 million since 2001 in support of visual arts and arts education […]
FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe population of Milwaukee would be shrinking if not for the growth of the Latino population, while Latino workers have accounted for all net growth in employment in the four-county area during the last 25 years. A new study commissioned by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation offers an unprecedented look at conditions in the Latino community […]
FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailExterior home improvement grants are available to residents of three Milwaukee neighborhoods through a partnership among the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Wells Fargo and the City of Milwaukee. Qualified homeowners in Capitol Heights, Havenwoods and Lincoln Village neighborhoods can apply for matching grants up to $3,000 through the Healthy Neighborhoods Minor Home Improvement Pilot Program. The […]