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Comprehensive Study to Take Stock of Milwaukee Area Nonprofit Sector

August 12, 2019. Read story from Milwaukee Business News. Read a portion of the Biz Times article. A new effort, backed by Bader Philanthropies and the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, is seeking to conduct a comprehensive study of Milwaukee area nonprofits to better understand how to support them. Project Pivot, a Milwaukee-based capacity-building nonprofit organization, plans to take stock of the … Continued

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JCC’s Road to Rainbow Program Expanding

July 1, 2019. Read story from the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle. Read a portion of the article below. Nonprofit to welcome 100 more at-risk kids to free day camp MILWAUKEE — A Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center camping program serving at-risk youth is expanding this summer, partnering with local organizations to welcome 100 more … Continued

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Incubator Kitchen Planned for Sherman Park

July 1, 2019. Read story from Urban Milwaukee.  Read a portion of the article below.  A new, shared commercial kitchen in Sherman Park will support aspiring entrepreneurs. Dubbed “UpStart Kitchen,” the commercially-certified kitchen would provide the necessary equipment and support to serve as an incubator for food entrepreneurs. Access to a commercial kitchen is required to be able to … Continued

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Free Program June 25 at Museum of Wisconsin Art for Adults with Memory Loss

June 24, 2019. Read story from Washington County Insider. Read a portion of the article below. June 24, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – The Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend has a completely free program for adults with memory loss and their caregivers, SPARK! This week the program will welcome a class of kindergartners! Designed for people … Continued

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Workshop Series Focuses on Social Isolation, Loneliness

June 20, 2019. Read story from Superior Telegram.  Read a portion of the article below.  Social isolation and loneliness is on the rise. Two in 5 Americans report that they sometimes or always feel their social relationships are not meaningful, and one in five say they feel lonely or socially isolated, according to the Health Resources and … Continued

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Monthly Memory Connections Program to be Offered in Viroqua

August 26, 2019. From the Vernon County Broadcaster. Read a portion of the Vernon County Broadcaster article below. McIntosh Memorial Library of Viroqua will be launching a new Memory Connections program on Sept. 6 at 10:30 a.m. Memory Connections is a free social program for those with memory loss and their caregivers and will be offered on … Continued

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Bader Philanthropies Part of the Fabric of Milwaukee’s Harambee Neighborhood

August 19, 2019. Read story from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Read a portion of the Milwaukee Journal article below.  The move was a little more than three miles, from leased space in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward to a renovated $12 million headquarters in Harambee, a neighborhood on the city’s north side. But for Bader Philanthropies, which made the move a little more than a … Continued

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Renaissance Theaterworks Presents Sixth Annual Br!NK New Play Festival

August 12, 2019. Read story from Broadway World.  Read a portion of the Broadway World article below.  Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW), Milwaukee’s only professional theater company dedicated to promoting the work of women onstage and off, presents the Br!NK Award annually to Midwestern women playwrights to develop and advance their work.  Br!NK continues to expand opportunities for women by fully staging a … Continued

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Milwaukee Business Journal Article and Podcast Featuring Bader Philanthropies in the Harambee Neighborhood

July 19, 2019. Read story from Milwaukee Business Journal. Read a portion of the Milwaukee Business Journal article below. Also this week, we visited Bader Philanthropies’ North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive headquarters one year after it opened. President Dan Bader and Katie Sanders, executive director of nonprofit organization Safe and Sound, spoke about their efforts to … Continued

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Theory of Change Evaluation Workshop

On Thursday July 11, 2019, Theory of Change Evaluation Workshop participants working with older adults in Northeastern Wisconsin learned about framework and outcome-based evaluation methods. The workshop materials can be viewed here. To learn more about the grant opportunity, click here. The application deadline is October 18, 2019.

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