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Summer 2017 Helen Daniels Bader Speaker Series Featuring Dr. Crystal M. Glover

Dr. Crystal M. Glover, PhD, is a health disparities researcher and mixed-methodologist with the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center and an assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences.   Her current research focuses on understanding patient decision-making regarding organ donation within disparate populations and patient perceptions of healthy aging among minorities. She has presented her research … Continued


Summer 2017 Helen Daniels Bader Speaker Series featuring Dr. Carla Perissinotto

People have many ways to connect with one another and yet, loneliness is pervasive — especially among the elderly. Research now shows that loneliness and isolation may be predictors of serious health problems — even death. Dr. Perissinotto recently discussed her research on the negative health impacts of loneliness on older adults. Dr. Perissinotto draws … Continued


Spring 2017 IFF Information Session Series

IFF, in partnership with Bader Philanthropies, Inc., offered FOUR workshops to help nonprofit organizations make better decisions about facilities and financing plans. Please click here to view the Spring 2017 presentation slides. Learn more about IFF.


Building Great Communities & Strengthening Gathering

Bader Philanthropies, Inc. hosted the Building Great Communities & Strengthening Capacity Gathering on Wednesday, May 3rd at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center in Stevens Point, WI. The gathering focused exclusively on rural issues and opportunities. At the Building Great Communities & Strengthening Gathering, presenters focused on practical ways to help our community partners address … Continued


Bader Breaks Ground on New Central City HQ

May 8, 2017. Read story from Urban Milwaukee. Hundreds of people packed into a large tent in Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood Monday morning to celebrate a new organization coming to the area. Bader Philanthropies, one of Milwaukee’s largest foundations, was holding a ceremonial groundbreaking for their new headquarters at 3318 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. … Continued


Aging, Memory, and the Health of our Brain

Spring 2017 Helen Daniels Bader Alzheimer’s and Aging Speaker Series – Angela Lunde How many times have you walked into a room and forgotten what you came for?  When is the last time you found yourself wandering the parking lot in search of your car? Moments of forgetfulness happen to everyone, but, as we get … Continued


Next Avenue: Community Conversations: Aging in the LGBT Community

On Monday March 6 join host Mark Siegrist for a discussion on Aging in the LGBT Community at the LGBT Community Center. Everyone ages differently and the LGBT community faces challenges that are unique to the community. Stereotypes, biases and prejudice continue to have a negative influence. Learn more about the challenges and successes of … Continued


Urban spelunking: A new, 1927 home for Bader Philanthropies

February 28, 2017. Read story from OnMilwaukee. Recently, I had a chat with a friend who suggested that a good philanthropic organization shifts with the landscape, adapts to the needs of its community, is flexible and bends to meet those those needs. Rather than bestowing an unneeded gift, he said, it asks, “what do you … Continued


Minority construction company picked for Bader Philanthropies project

January 30, 2017. Watch full story at TMJ4. Minority construction company picked for Bader Philanthropies project – Story Bader Philanthropies is moving its global headquarters from downtown Milwaukee to the Harambee neighborhood, and the foundation has selected one of Milwaukee’s fastest-growing minority companies to head the rehab of their new building. This project is reflecting both … Continued


Bader Philanthropies selects Milwaukee contractor

January 27, 2017. Read story from the Journal Sentinel. Once again, Bader Philanthropies Inc. is betting on Milwaukee. On Friday, the foundation will announce the hiring of JCP Construction, a local, minority-owned firm, to be the general contractor of its global headquarters in the city’s Harambee neighborhood. “We really want to make sure we live the … Continued


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