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Fall 2020 Grant Application Update

Bader Philanthropies, Inc., is moving into the new year with great excitement.   We are updating program strategies, re-calibrating our measurements, and implementing a revised reporting process, all being launched on a new website in mid-February 2020.  In order to facilitate the transition, the Foundation is not accepting new preliminary applications at this time.  Current requests under … Continued


King Drive Library Developer Recruits General Capital Group as new Partner

November 27, 2019. Read story from the Milwaukee Business Journal. Read a portion of the article below. Milwaukee developer Lavelle Young has recruited new partner General Capital Group for a planned apartment and public library redevelopment on North Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. General Capital Group, a much larger Fox Point firm that also has experience in affordable … Continued


Rembrandt Exhibition at Queen’s University Depicts Artist’s Early Years

November 11, 2019. Read story from University Affairs at Queen’s University. Read a portion of the article below. It’s been 350 years since Rembrandt van Rijn’s death and institutions like the Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen’s University are marking the occasion with exhibitions detailing the prolific Dutch artist’s work. The Agnes’ exhibition, Leiden circa 1630: … Continued


BISC Honours its Late Patron Dr. Alfred Bader

September 25, 2019. Read story from the Queen’s Gazette. Read a portion of the article below. The Bader International Study Centre (BISC) hosted a memorial concert for its late patron Dr. Alfred Bader (Sc’45, BA’46, MSc’47, LLD’86) on Sunday Sept. 22, that was attended by Bader family members, including his wife Isabel Bader, his two sons, … Continued


Bader Philanthropies to Redevelop King Drive Building into Cafe and Wellness Center

September 25, 2019. Read story from the BizTimes. Read a portion of the article below. Bader Philanthropies, Inc. plans to redevelop a vacant two-story building located across from its headquarters on Martin Luther King Drive into a cafe and wellness center. The renovated building, located 3338 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Milwaukee’s Harambee … Continued


Bader Announces Renovation of 1910 Building and Two Tenants

September 25, 2019. Read story from OnMilwaukee. Read a portion of the article below. A couple years ago, Bader Philanthropies, Inc., renovated a beautiful old King Drive building into its new headquarters and now the foundation has announced that it will renovate a former bank across the street into a home for a new restaurant/cafe and … Continued


Bader Philanthropies to add Coffee Shop, Wellness Center near King Drive HQ

September 25, 2019. Read story from the Milwaukee Business Journal. Read a portion of the article below. Bader Philanthropies Inc. will restore a vacant building next to its Milwaukee headquarters to house a coffee shop by the owner of City. Net Jazz Café, along with a Shalem Healing Inc. wellness center. That building will be … Continued


A Special Gardening Segment During SPARK! at the Museum of Wisconsin Art

August 18, 2019. Read story from the Washington County Insider. Read a portion of the article below The Museum of Wisconsin Art hosted a special SPARK program this week for adults with memory loss and their care partners as special guest Susan Steinhafel from Roots and Branches put together a decorative garden arrangement.   Steinhafel took the group on a tour … Continued


Bader Philanthropies Reflects on Year in the Harambee Neighborhood

July 19, 2019. Read story from the Milwaukee Courier. Read a portion of the article below. Josephine Key has lived in the Harambee Neighborhood for over 40 years and she’s seen the neighborhood turn from mostly homeowners to renters. According to Key, the neighbors used to actually care about one another. The neighborhood was also diverse with Black … Continued


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