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$5.6M in New Grants Boost Efforts Across Wis., Worldwide

The Helen Bader Foundation Board of Directors has awarded 106 new grants totaling $5,635,481 in support of programs and projects, primarily in Milwaukee and Wisconsin, with additional programs located internationally. Grants were awarded in support of the Foundation’s three primary funding areas: Alzheimer’s and Aging in Wisconsin, Community Partnerships for Youth in Milwaukee and Workforce … Continued


24 Milwaukee Organizations Receive Grants to Boost Youth

November 6, 2013 - $1.1 Million in Grants Aid 24 Community Organizations Serving Disadvantaged Youth in Milwaukee The Helen Bader Foundation (HBF), a leading philanthropic Milwaukee-based foundation, announced today its board of directors has approved $1,132,000 of funding in support of 24 grassroots youth organizations serving underprivileged children and teens living in Milwaukee.  The new youth grants are part … Continued


Osmundsen to Lead HBF’s Youth Program

October 18, 2013 - The Helen Bader Foundation has named Mary Osmundsen as program officer to direct its Community Partnerships for Youth program, which awards grants and links organizations to create positive opportunities for low-income children throughout Milwaukee. With an emphasis on programming for the after-school hours and summer months, the Foundation has awarded more than $13 million in grants … Continued


Police, Educators, Teens Link for a Brighter Milwaukee

October 17, 2013 - Students Talking it Over with Police (STOP) is an initiative of the Milwaukee Police Department to build stronger lines of communication with teens and youth. Each summer, it holds the STOP BASH–probably the largest back-to-school celebration in the city-and during the school year, it works in local schools to help the city’s future leaders better … Continued


Honoring the Harpoles’ Commitment to Milwaukee

September 4, 2013 - Today, longtime HBF friends Mildred and Reuben Harpole were recognized for their commitment to Milwaukee in a ceremony at City Hall. For years, Reuben helped shape low-income city youth, guiding more than $6.4 million in funding to groups throughout the city to help broaden the horizons for these youth. For a sample of why HBF … Continued


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