Clarke Square children at school

Grants




2019 Recipients

ACTS Housing $200,000 To support homebuyer counseling, brokerage services, and home rehab management in ZNI and other low- to moderate-income neighborhoods
Artists Working in Education $40,000 To support the Truck Studio program for youth in ZNI and other neighborhoods
Cathedral Center $100,000 To support the provision of safe shelter and case management services to help women and families gain independence, acquire permanent housing, and prevent future homelessness
Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative $7,500 To support organization assessment
Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative $210,000 To continue to serve as the lead agency in Clarke Square and coordinate community economic development and housing action planning for the neighborhood
Community Advocates $200,000 To support housing, mental health, and advocacy services to increase access to safe, affordable, and quality housing in ZNI neighborhoods
Community Warehouse $50,000 To support the sale of discounted home improvement materials and household goods to residents in ZNI and other Milwaukee neighborhoods
Cross Lutheran Church $100,000 To support basic human needs and mental health programs for low-income youth and adults in Lindsay Heights, and to improve facilities
Data You Can Use $200,000 To support the delivery of data technical assistance and training to nonprofits and funders working in ZNI and other neighborhoods
Fondy Food Center $80,000 To improve healthy, local food access and support local entrepreneurs and small family farmers at the Fondy Farmers Market in Lindsay Heights
Forward Community Investments $50,000 To support lending, technical assistance, and grantsmaking activities in Milwaukee and ZNI neighborhoods
Forward Community Investments $10,000 For the purchase of a catering van for Tandem Restaurant in Lindsay Heights
Greater Milwaukee Committee $5,760 To support participation in the Greater Milwaukee Committee
Greater Milwaukee Committee for NEWaukee Co:Lab $40,000 To support the Co:Lab project in the Clarke Square and Lindsay Heights neighborhoods
Greater Milwaukee Foundation $10,000 To support Milwaukee's Anti-Displacement Fund
Guest House of Milwaukee $150,000 To support housing, shelter, education, and services to aid clients and community members in living independently and recovering from mental illness and addiction
Hawaii Alliance for Arts in Education $200,000 To support the Turnaround Arts program in two Hawaii public schools
Historic Milwaukee $7,500 To support 2019 Doors Open Milwaukee
Ho`ola Na Pua $200,000 To provide capital support for the construction of Pearl Haven, a 20,000 square foot residential therapeutic campus for female sex trafficking victims
Ho`ola Na Pua $100,000 To provide support for sex trafficking prevention, treatment, and reintegration programs
Hope House $2,500 To support the emergency repair of a bathroom floor
Housing Resources, Inc. $150,000 To support homebuyer education and counseling services to low- and moderate-income homebuyers in ZNI and other Milwaukee neighborhoods
Institute for Human Services $150,000 To support housing solutions for those in crisis and nurture homeless people toward greater self-direction and responsibility
Journey House $425,000 To support Journey House's youth and family programs in Clarke Square
Journey House $75,000 To support the operation of Journey House's financial opportunity center
Kualoa-He'eia Ecumenical Youth (KEY Project) $500 For professional development support
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $960,000 To continue to serve as the lead agency in the Silver City, Burnham Park, Layton Park neighborhoods, and to coordinate the implementation of community economic development and housing action plans
LISC Milwaukee $400,000 To support economic development, family wealth building, housing and public safety programs, and technical assistance in ZNI and other low- to moderate-income Milwaukee neighborhoods
Literacy Services of Wisconsin $40,000 To support basic literacy education and workforce readiness skills development for adults in Milwaukee and ZNI neighborhoods
Make-A-Wish Hawaii $100,000 To support wish granting for children diagnosed with a critical illness
Mental Health America of Hawaii $60,00 To promote mental wellness and programs that address youth suicide and bullying
Meta House $100,000 To support intensive residential treatment for women struggling with drug and alcohol addiction
Metro Milwaukee Mediation Services $40,00 To support housing mediation services to prevent evictions and foreclosures
Milwaukee Center for Independence $150,000 To support the Level-Up Program, a food service training program located at the Innovations and Wellness Commons for individuals facing employment barriers
Milwaukee Christian Center $5,000 To support staff professional development
Milwaukee Community Business Collaborative $75,000 To support the operation of its Financial Opportunity Center, job training, and small business development programs for residents of Lindsay Heights and surrounding neighborhoods
Milwaukee Film $7,500 To support the 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival and Minority Health Film Festival
Neu-Life Community Development $300,000 To support Neu-Life's youth development programs in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood
North Avenue / Fond du Lac Marketplace BID 32 $50,000 To support efforts to engage local businesses and property owners and improve the North Avenue and Fond du Lac Avenue commercial corridors in Lindsay Heights
PEARLS for Teen Girls $300,000 To support mentoring and leadership development programs for predominantly low-income, high-needs girls ages 10 to 19
Penfield Children's Center $50,000 To support mental health services for children with emotional or behavioral challenges
Playworks $75,000 To support safe, healthy, and inclusive play and physical activity programs for children and youth
Project Vision Hawaii $75,000 To support programs that promote health, happiness, and dignity for all in Hawaii
Residential Youth Services and Empowerment (RYSE) $50,000 To provide shelter, medical care, meals, and educational rehabilitation to homeless youth on Oahu
Revitalize Milwaukee $10,000 To support the home improvement matching grant program in Clarke Square
Revitalize Milwaukee $600,000 To support the home improvement matching grant program in Clarke Square; and to provide free home repairs for low-income homeowners in ZNI neighborhoods
River Revitalization Foundation $5,000 In honor of RRF's 25th anniversary
RiverEdge Nature Center $25,000 To support nature-based educational programs for Milwaukee youth
Riverworks Development Corporation $50,000 To support the operation of the Financial Opportunity Center
Ronald Reagan IB High School $25,000 To support the Vera J. Zilber Music Department
Running Rebels Community Organization $300,000 To support programs for at-risk youth and young adults
Safe & Sound $150,000 To support community organizing and youth engagement programs that improve the quality of life in the Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods
Southside Organizing Center $50,000 To support nonpartisan, bilingual resident outreach, education, and organizing on Milwaukee's southside; and participate in housing and economic development action planning in Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (UNCOM) $500,000 To support programs and operations
Walnut Way $9,500 To support an organization assessment
Walnut Way $10,000 To cultivate neighbors' skills to engage residents, grow emerging business opportunities, and stimulate economic activity within Lindsay Heights through Community Wealth Building efforts
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. $310,000 To continue to serve as the lead agency in Lindsay Heights and coordinate community economic development and housing action planning for the neighborhood
Wisconsin Philanthropy Network $10,000 For general operating support
Wisconsin Voices $50,000 To support a Get Out the Count campaign in Milwaukee to help ensure a fair and accurate count for Census 2020
Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) $100,000 To support small business education and development activities in ZNI neighborhoods
Young Women's Christian Association of Oahu (YWCA) $100,000 To support job readiness and career development programs for women

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