Past Grant Recipients

2014-2015

Association of Ladies of Charity
$7,000 granted to cover the need for socks and underwear for students in Milwaukee County, Kindergarten through grade 12, so they can attend school.

Family Services of Waukesha
$5,000 granted to the C.A.R.E. Center program which works together with social workers, pediatricians, advocates, law enforcement personnel and prosecutors who help children and families when there are allegations of abuse.

My Home, Your Home
$5,000 granted toward Lissy’s Place, which provides transitional housing to young women, building opportunity and self-sufficiency.

Centro Legal
$7,500 granted to the Legal Services for Survivors of Domestic Abuse program, which helps clients successfully navigate the legal system so they can focus on their family, employment and education.

Best Buddies
$5,000 to Best Buddies’ school chapter program, which matches students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in friendships. Students with IDD learn valuable social skills that give them confidence, aiding in their employment and self-sufficiency.

The Village of Elm Grove
$10,614 allocated to support allocated to support:
D.A.R.E. Program- $500
Concerts in Park- $1000
Fish Pond Stock- $500
Police Explorer- $500
Movies in the Park-$4,000
EMT Training- $1,000
Fire Protection – $1,000
Picnic Tables -$1,600
Tennis Screens – $514

2013-2014

Meta House :: $5000 – Meta House helps women struggling with drug and alcohol addiction reclaim their lives and rebuild their families. The program meets the unique needs of women and their children, ending the generational cycle of substance abuse.

Best Buddies of Wisconsin :: $5000 – Best Buddies establishes a network that creates opportunities for one on one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

College Possible :: $5000 – 
Low income college preparation program 96% of their HS seniors were accepted into college programs this past year. 80% of college freshman moved on to sophomore years. Grant money this year to go to adding 2 more Milwaukee HS to the program.

Family Services Waukesha County
 C.A.R.E Center :: $5000
 – Child Advocacy Center for promoting child friendly investigations and interventions in child abuse cases, grant money going toward operational costs.

Centro Legal
 :: $5000
 – Family Law Services for victims of Domestic Abuse, helps with legal representation to women and children of low income families to defend themselves against their abuser.

Safe Babies Healthy Families :: $5000 – Breaking the cycle of child abuse, neglect and poverty through education, support and resources to at-risk families and their children.

Davidson Yell & Tell Foundation :: $5000 – To teach young children what to do when they observe a dangerous situation.

Playworks of Wisconsin :: $2500
 – Playworks creates a place for every kid on the playground – a place where every kid belongs, has fun and is part of the game. Playworks ensures they have a place that is safe and welcoming, where they can play and thrive, belong and contribute.

Milwaukee Rescue Mission :: $2500 – Compassionately serving women, men and children who are homeless, hungry or poor to help them become whole in body, mind and spirit.

The Village of Elm Grove
 :: $14,344.79 – to fund various public initiatives designed to make our community a stronger, safer, and more beautiful place to work and live.

2012 – 2013

College Possible :: $7,250 – 
Low income college preparation program 96% of their HS seniors were accepted into college programs this past year. 80% of college freshman moved on to soph years. Grant money this year to go to adding 2 more Milwaukee HS to the program.

Milwaukee Achiever :: $7,250 – provides GED, English language, citizenship, and job readiness instruction for Milwaukee area adults.

Variety – A children’s charity :: $7,250 – To fund the Chatter Matters Communication Camp for children with physical disabilities who cannot speak in a typical way and use assistive technology.

The Women’s Center :: $7,250 – The Women’s Center provides free and comprehensive services designed to address the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse.

Davidson Yell & Tell Foundation :: $3,000 – To teach young children what to do when they observe a dangerous situation.

The Village of Elm Grove :: $11,419.05 – To fund various public initiatives designed to make our community a stronger, safer, and more beautiful place to work and live.