Our board reviews grant proposals at least three times annually. This is a working list of the grants we have made to date, and includes discretionary grants made by our Board, which may or may not align with our stated focus areas.
Common Wealth Development - Capacity Building - $50,000
YWCA Madison, Amplify Madison - Program Restricted - $65,000
Forward Community Investments - Loan - $300,000
CEOs of Tomorrow - Capacity Building - $150,000 over three years.
Doyenne Group - Capacity Building - $70,000 over two years.
StartingBlock Madison - Capacity Building - $60,000
Veteran Labs Wisconsin - Seed Grant - $15,000
Education for work and life
Edgewood College SISL - Seed Grant - $13,365 for Darbo Neighborhood Leadership Institute
conNEXTions - Capacity Building - $30,000
Re-balanced Life Wellness Association - Capacity Building - $50,000
Sidekick Education - Seed Grant - $15,000
Operation Fresh Start - Capacity Building - $260,000 over three years.
Danville Area Community College - Capacity Building and Scholarships - $100,000
Mentoring Positives - Capacity Building - $30,000 over two years.
Connections to nature
Camp Manito-Wish YMCA - Leadership Program - $30,000
Aldo Leopold Nature Center - Capacity Building - $200,000 over three years.
Ice Age Trail Alliance - Seed Grant - $15,000
Clearwater Camp - Capacity Building - $30,000
Friends of Wisconsin State Parks - Capacity Building - $25,000
Board Discretionary Grants
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Badgerland - CampBUILD - $15,000
Children’s Community School - General Support - $15,000
Schumacher Farm Park - General Support - $7,500
Outdoors Empowered Network - General Support - $5,000
Belleville Public Library - Challenge Grant, New Library Fund - $150,000
Waunakee Public Library - Capital Campaign - $7,500
Urban Rural Action - General Support - $5,000
Madison Area Parent Support (MAPS) - General Support - $15,000
Mt Horeb Area Economic Development Corporation - General Support - $10,000
Mount Horeb Area Historical Society - Challenge Grant, “Driftless Historium” - $850,000