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.
Helping ensure everyone in our community has access to opportunities that enrich their lives, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is continuing Gifts to the Community in 2017 with a summer Saturday of free admission at the Milwaukee Public Museum.
The 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 […]
The 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 […]
Twenty 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 […]
The 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 […]
Exterior 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 […]
The closing day of Holiday Folk Fair International will be free to the public for the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s November Gift to the Community. Free admission on Sunday, Nov. 22, provides access to a unique and compelling celebration of cultures, including traditional music and dance performances; food and shopping vendors with global wares; arts, crafts […]