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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Nonprofit Management Fund
    the country foundations nonprofit board directors and managers are realizing that in the long run nonprofits ability to deliver programs and services is only as good as their overall institutional health durability and competence Susan Kenny Stevens Nonprofit Lifecycles Stage based Wisdom for Nonprofit Capacity In other words capacity or capability is essential to a nonprofit s success in all of these areas The Nonprofit Management Fund gives small and medium sized nonprofits the resources to be able to address capacity building in these areas and carry out their missions more effectively The Greater Milwaukee Faye McBeath and Helen Bader foundations launched the Nonprofit Management Fund in 1994 Since that time other funders have joined the collaborative and the fund has invested more than 8 million in agencies in Milwaukee Ozaukee Waukesha and Washington counties Today it continues to support capacity building for small and medium sized organizations within the nonprofit sector in these communities 2016 Grant Calendar Cycle 1 Jan 11 Online application opens Jan 29 Application closes February Award notification Cycle 2 March 7 Online application opens March 25 Application closes April Award notification Cycle 3 May 9 Online application opens May 27 Application closes June Award notification Cycle 4 July 11 Online application opens July 29 Application closes August Award notification Cycle 5 Sept 5 Online application opens Sept 23 Application closes October Award notification Cycle 6 Nov 1 Online application opens Nov 18 Application closes December Award notification How to apply First time applicants must first create an organizational profile before receiving access to the grant application Not to be confused with the application itself the profile provides necessary general information about your agency that is not contained in the grant application For questions regarding the grant process or proposal development please contact Denise Patton fund

    Original URL path: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/grants/grant-seekers/other-grant-opportunities/nonprofit-management-fund/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Summer Grants for Kids
    Grant Opportunities AIDS Fund Aurora Health Care Better Together Fund Bucyrus Foundation Fund for Lake Michigan Mary L Nohl Fund Medical Research Mequon Hiram Schmitt Fund Russell and Betty Jane Shaw Fund Nonprofit Management Fund Summer Grants for Kids Greater Cedarburg Foundation Oconomowoc Area Foundation West Bend Community Foundation West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund Publicity Guidelines Frequently Used Forms Contact Us For questions about the application process contact Liliane McFarlane Recent Grants Foundation awards 17K via summer grants program Home Grants Grant Seekers Other Grant Opportunities Summer Grants for Kids When the school year ends each spring so does formal learning for many children But a return to the classroom each fall does not signal an automatic return to their academic proficiency and skill level In fact it s estimated students lose about two months in academic achievement during the summer due to their absence from the classroom By investing in programs that combat the summer slide or summer learning loss not only do children return to school ready to learn but they are also given new opportunities and great summer memories That s the impetus behind the Summer Grants for Kids program which began in 2013 Mini grants up to 1 500 each are available to nonprofits that serve youth in Milwaukee Waukesha Ozaukee and Washington counties 2016 Deadlines January 11 Application available March 7 Applications due May 27 Grants awarded August 26 Projects must be completed How to apply First time applicants must first create an organizational profile before receiving access to the grant application Not to be confused with the application itself the profile provides necessary general information about your agency that is not contained in the grant application Grant materials Summer Grants for Kids Guidelines Apply For A Grant Required attachments Most recent audited

    Original URL path: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/grants/grant-seekers/other-grant-opportunities/summer-grants-kids/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Greater Cedarburg Foundation
    How to Apply for a Grant Grantmaking Priorities and Guidelines Grant Calendar POL Profile Setup POL New User Registration Letter of Inquiry Other Grant Opportunities AIDS Fund Aurora Health Care Better Together Fund Bucyrus Foundation Fund for Lake Michigan Mary L Nohl Fund Medical Research Mequon Hiram Schmitt Fund Russell and Betty Jane Shaw Fund Nonprofit Management Fund Summer Grants for Kids Greater Cedarburg Foundation Oconomowoc Area Foundation West Bend Community Foundation West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund Publicity Guidelines Frequently Used Forms Contact Us For questions about the application process contact Fred Gutierrez Home Grants Grant Seekers Other Grant Opportunities Greater Cedarburg Foundation Cedarburg now and forever That s the focus of the Greater Cedarburg Foundation a supporting organization of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation It strives to impact and influence the Cedarburg community for today and future generations by supporting nonprofits that preserve the local cultural heritage enhance artistic endeavors and support educational social and community based services in the greater Cedarburg area 2015 deadlines Oct 1 Applications are available Oct 7 Presentation on application process 4 00pm Cedarburg Library Community Room Nov 20 Deadline for proposals Feb 2016 Grant committee meeting to make grant recommendations Mar 2016 Board meeting to approve grant recommendations First time applicants First time applicants must first create an organizational profile before receiving access to the grant application Not to be confused with the application itself the profile provides necessary general information about your agency that is not contained in the grant application Links to guidelines and forms Greater Cedarburg Foundation guidelines Preview of application questions Budget instructions PDF Final report form doc Required attachments Most recent audited financial statement or federal form 990 Actual income and expense statement for the past fiscal year Apply For A Grant Contact Us For questions about

    Original URL path: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/grants/grant-seekers/other-grant-opportunities/greater-cedarburg-foundation/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: West Bend Community Foundation
    Grantmaking Priorities and Guidelines Grant Calendar POL Profile Setup POL New User Registration Letter of Inquiry Other Grant Opportunities AIDS Fund Aurora Health Care Better Together Fund Bucyrus Foundation Fund for Lake Michigan Mary L Nohl Fund Medical Research Mequon Hiram Schmitt Fund Russell and Betty Jane Shaw Fund Nonprofit Management Fund Summer Grants for Kids Greater Cedarburg Foundation Oconomowoc Area Foundation West Bend Community Foundation West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund Publicity Guidelines Frequently Used Forms Contact us For questions about the applications process contact Pa Sponcia Home Grants Grant Seekers Other Grant Opportunities West Bend Community Foundation West Bend civic leaders Cliff Nelson and R Douglas Ziegler believed that people ought to give back to the community in which they live In 1999 the two men put their words into action by launching the West Bend Community Foundation a Greater Milwaukee Foundation supporting organization that is a permanent charitable endowment serving the greater West Bend area 2016 Deadlines Feb 8 Applications available Mar 25 Proposal deadline May 25 Grant committee meeting June 8 Board meeting How to apply Organizations applying for the first time must create a profile before accessing the grant application Not to be confused with the application itself the profile provides necessary general information about your agency that is not contained in the grant application When applying for a grant you may either select the West Bend Community Foundation s New Project Application or Operating Support Application as only one application per agency is permitted For organizations applying for operating support please read the following for the Operating Support Application PDF Key information West Bend Community Foundation Guidelines Preview application questions Final report form doc Required attachments Prior fiscal year actual income and expense statement Most recent audited financial statement and notes Apply For

    Original URL path: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/grants/grant-seekers/other-grant-opportunities/west-bend-community-foundation/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund
    Other Grant Opportunities AIDS Fund Aurora Health Care Better Together Fund Bucyrus Foundation Fund for Lake Michigan Mary L Nohl Fund Medical Research Mequon Hiram Schmitt Fund Russell and Betty Jane Shaw Fund Nonprofit Management Fund Summer Grants for Kids Greater Cedarburg Foundation Oconomowoc Area Foundation West Bend Community Foundation West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund Publicity Guidelines Frequently Used Forms Contact Us For questions about the application process contact Fred Gutierrez Home Grants Grant Seekers Other Grant Opportunities West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund Like many businesses West Bend Mutual Insurance Company generously supports charitable organizations and causes in its hometown In the greater West Bend area that happens through the company s West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund which specifically supports the arts children and families the environment and the community 2016 Deadlines Standard and capital grant program Open to all organizations First cycle Feb 15 Application available April 15 Proposal deadline June 23 Meeting to make grant decisions Second cycle Dates will be set after the June 23 meeting Annual support program Restricted to agencies authorized by the fund advisors First cycle Mar 7 Application available April 15 Proposal deadline June 23 Meeting to make grant decisions Second cycle Dates will be set after the June 23 meeting How to apply First time applicants must first create an organizational profile before receiving access to the grant application Not to be confused with the application itself the profile provides necessary general information about your agency that is not contained in the grant application A capital application has been added for projects that entail building construction or renovation Please use this form for capital projects Key information West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund guidelines Preview of application questions Final report form doc Required attachments Prior

    Original URL path: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/grants/grant-seekers/other-grant-opportunities/west-bend-mutual-insurance-company-charitable-fund/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: July Gift
    imported from Europe which will add new genetics to the American population benefitting the survival of the species When will the snow leopards arrive There is no certain timeline for the animals arrival due to variables related to securing permits transportation and health requirements Check back for updates About snow leopards Snow leopards are endangered in the wild These large felines are highly specialized for cold mountainous habitats They have long tails for balance and warmth wide foot pads designed to help with grip in the snow and extra long thick coats Snow leopards also have some distinct head features small ears short muzzle and domed forehead with large nasal cavities to minimize heat loss and allow them to thrive in cold thin mountain air For more information www milwaukeezoo org Milwaukee County Zoo Since its beginning in 1892 the Zoo has promoted the appreciation of all animals and supports the conservation of their diverse habitats The Zoo has and continues to be a leader in animal management conservation and research It provides a wholesome recreational environment for visitors young and old It is where nature and wonder meet Zoological Society of Milwaukee The Zoological Society of Milwaukee was established in 1910 as an informal group of community leaders who bought animals and raised funds for the Zoo Today is it is a non profit 501 c 3 organization with a mission to take part in conserving wildlife and endangered species to educate people about the importance of wildlife and the environment and to support the Milwaukee County Zoo Thanks to FOX6 and Real Milwaukee for helping us announce 12 months of Gifts to the Community Gift Highlights Previous Gifts January Gift February Gift March Gift April Gift May Gift June gift July Gift August Gift September Gift October Gift

    Original URL path: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/about-us/centennial/gifts-community/july-gift/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: March Gift
    in a microcosm of a rainforest ecosystem Milwaukee County Winter Farmers Market 9 a m to 1 p m Saturday in the greenhouses adjacent to The Domes Very Fairy Princess Day Sunday featuring fairy and wizard makeovers character appearances by princesses fairies and wizards make your own fairy garden fairy dances and treats Children wearing fairy wings or costumes may win a prize No tickets or reservations required For questions about parking options on site amenities and general information contact The Domes at 414 257 5611 or visit its website Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory The Domes The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory known to area residents as The Domes welcomes more than 200 000 guests annually Donald Grieb s winning design of three beehive shaped glass domes 140 feet in diameter at the base and 85 feet high offers 15 000 square feet of growing space per dome The Tropical and Desert domes have distinct climates and exhibit plants in naturalistic settings The Floral Show Dome has a more moderate climate and offers themed seasonal displays along with LED light shows set to music The Domes is a gathering spot for the popular Music Under Glass concert series ethnic festivals the Milwaukee County Winter Farmers Market special events and weddings The original conservatory built in 1898 exhibited flowers in a greenhouse setting until it was razed in 1955 Construction of the current facility was phased beginning in 1959 The final dome opened in 1967 The Domes received Milwaukee Landmark designation in 1981 and is often referred to as Milwaukee s Living Landmark Thanks to FOX6 and Real Milwaukee for helping us announce 12 months of Gifts to the Community Gift Highlights Previous Gifts January Gift February Gift March Gift April Gift May Gift June gift July Gift August Gift September Gift

    Original URL path: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/about-us/centennial/gifts-community/march-gift/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Greater Milwaukee Foundation chosen as steward for $100 million gift to new arena
    for his generous gift promised toward the development of a new arena in downtown Milwaukee Earlier this year when Kohl announced the sale of the Bucks he also announced a 100 million gift for a new facility to help keep the NBA team in Milwaukee Because of their long history of working with donors to strengthen the region I am pleased to partner with the Greater Milwaukee Foundation GMF to help me fulfill my promise to the community we cherish Kohl said As GMF looks ahead to its exciting next chapter of service to our community and with the Bucks commitment to keep Milwaukee an NBA city now is the time to keep the momentum and excitement growing for the future of downtown development and to preserve this important asset for our state This wonderful news comes as the Greater Milwaukee Foundation embarks upon its celebration of 100 years of service to this community said Ellen Gilligan President and CEO of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation From his years in business philanthropy and the U S Senate to his stewardship of Milwaukee s NBA franchise Sen Kohl has been a shining example of service He has always served with both distinction and a generous spirit As he looked for a partner to once again benefit his hometown we are deeply honored that he selected the Greater Milwaukee Foundation to help him fulfill his philanthropic goals The Board of Directors of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation approved receipt of Kohl s gift with the directive that the funding be dedicated to a future arena entity About the Greater Milwaukee Foundation For nearly a century the Greater Milwaukee Foundation has helped individuals families and organizations realize their philanthropic goals and make a difference in the community during their lifetimes and for future generations The

    Original URL path: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/newsroom/news-archive/2014/696/ (2016-05-01)
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