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Grants




2013 Recipients

88Nine Radio Milwaukee $10,000 To support the expansion of the Community Partnerships program
ART Milwaukee $10,000 To support the TypeFace project and community engagement in the Lindsay Heights and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods
Art Works Milwaukee $7,000 To support the creation and installation of an exterior mural on a building façade in Layton Boulevard West
Artists Working in Education $10,000 To support educational art activities for youth in the Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods
City Year $1,011.38 To support City Year's MLK Day of Service
Common Ground $7,500 To support focus groups on the future of the NDHS athletic fields
Faith Santa Fe Evangelical Lutheran Church $10,000 To match contributions made to support the Food Pantry Coordinator
Fondy Food Center $100,000 To provide general support and expand access to healthy food and community-building programs
Friedens Community Ministries $2,000 To provide boots and socks for homeless individuals
Grassroots Grantmakers $7,500 To support On The Ground - Milwaukee
Grassroots Grantmakers $1,500 To support ZNI partners attendance at On The Ground - Milwaukee
HeartLove Place $5,000 To provide general support
Housing Resources $25,500 To work with community groups to collect, analyze, and use survey and other data to improve the quality of life in ZNI neighborhoods
Johnsons Park Neighborhood Association $10,000 To support the hire of an AmeriCorps community engagement public safety specialist to work with Lindsay Heights
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $108,560 To support activities to improve the condition of neighborhood homes and buildings in the Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $3,000 To support the Quality of Life Plan reprints and marketing materials
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $4,000 To support the Most Improved Commercial Façade Contest and to promote and inform the businesses about the competition
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $5,000 To fund startup costs for the LBWN Silver City Business Plan Competition winner
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors $2,200 To support the Clarke Square Most Improved Porch Contest and to promote and inform residents about the competition
Le Jardin Academy $400,000 To install a solar photovoltaic system and develop science curriculum at a K-12 school
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 financial resources for real estate and commercial development projects in ZNI neighborhoods
LISC Milwaukee $5,000 To support the Milwaukee Market Value Analysis
LISC Milwaukee $1,050 To support the participation of nonprofit leaders in the National Development Council’s Real Estate Finance Course
Marquette University $1,750 To support the “Building Our Social Innovation Ecosystem” conference at Marquette University
Milwaukee Area Technical College $6,200 To support the North Division Summer CNA Program

Milwaukee Area Workforce Funding Alliance $10,000 To provide general operation support
Milwaukee College Prep – Lindsay Heights Campus $250,000 To support construction at the gymnasium and renovate existing space
Neu-Life Community Development $2,000 To support the Girls on the Run 5-K program
PEARLS for Teen Girls $50,000 To expand PEARLS services to girls living in and attending school in ZNI neighborhoods
Penfield Children's Center $5,000 To support the behavior clinic
Planning Council $5,000 To support the participation of nonprofit leaders at the Storytelling with Data conference
Public Policy Forum $10,000 To support keynote speakers at the 100th Anniversary Gala Dinner
Running Rebels $100,000 To provide general operating support for youth programs
Safe & Sound $120,000 To establish Safe & Sound’s presence and support the hiring and placement of a Community Partner in the Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods over two years
Schools That Can Milwaukee $10,000 To provide matching programming support
Select Milwaukee $67,755 To hire a homeownership specialist to work in the Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods and establish the first Select Milwaukee south side satellite office shared between Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West to advance their homeownership strategies
Sojourner Family Peace Center $25,000 To purchase and install IT equipment that can meet current and anticipated needs at the new $25 million Sojourner Family Peace Center campus
The Cathedral Center $50,000 To enable the organization to continue to provide safe shelter to single women and families facing a housing crisis, and support the Center’s advocacy to end homelessness
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative) $6,589.44 For interim support for a housing coordinator in Clarke Square
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (CSNI) $180,000 To serve as the fiscal sponsor for the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative, and provide human resources, accounting and information technology services
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (CSNI) $3,000 To support Quality of Life Plan reprints and marketing materials
United Community Center $500,000 To contribute to the capital costs of building a new 15-bed residential substance abuse facility to better meet the mental and physical health needs of Latina and other women addicted to alcohol and other substances
United Performing Arts Fund $31,962 To support the performing arts sector in Milwaukee
Victory Garden Initiative $3,404 To support a Victory Garden Blitz in partnership with Layton Boulevard West Neighbors
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. $5,086.58 To support Blue Skies Landscaping for campus landscape improvements to Walnut Way production gardens on 17th and Lloyd Streets
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. $3,000 To support Quality of Life Plan reprints and marketing materials
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. $9,000 To purchase new hardware and software and support upgrades to Walnut Way’s IT email and file servers
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. $6,000 To conduct Community Healing Circles to improve social connectedness, health and wellness, and economic stability
Wild Space Dance $5,000 To support school outreach and a performance at Three Bridges Park in Menomonee Valley
Word of Hope Ministries $35,000 To provide substance abuse treatment and other health and wellness services to low-income individuals

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