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Herald Times Reporter: Rahr-West Nets Grants

December 18, 2015 - Read the full story from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel here. “Bader Philanthropies, a philanthropic foundation in Wisconsin, recently awarded $13,000 in grants to the Rahr-West Art Museum Charitable Foundation”. Recognized for its work in Alzheimer’s and aging-related initiatives, Bader Philanthropies has expanded its programming to include general wellness initiatives for older adults living in Wisconsin’s rural … Continued

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We are Committing $60,000 to Heartlove Place

November 23, 2015 - Heartlove Boosts Job Readiness in Milwaukee As a part of our newly-approved $1.5M in Workforce Development funding, we approved a $60,000 grant to Heartlove Place to prepare people from Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood for entry-level careers in the food services and hospitality industry. The grant will support the ProStart Culinary Arts and Job Readiness Program, a … Continued

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Milwaukee Business Journal: Bader Philanthropies Issues More than $1.6 million in Workforce Development Grants

November 18, 2015 - Read the full story from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel here. “Bader Philanthropies Inc. said this week that its board of directors has approved more than $1.6 million in grants to support Milwaukee-area workforce development projects across 23 organizations.” “Bader Philanthropies, the former Helen Bader Foundation, supports workforce development, youth education, senior support services and arts and … Continued

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$8.1M in New Grants — $1.6M for Workforce Development

November 13, 2015 - We are committing $1.6 million to boost workforce development in Milwaukee. This fall, we will give $8.1 million in funding to organizations that work to make our communities better places to live and work. As a part of this, our board of directors has approved $1,612,400 in funding to develop Milwaukee’s workforce system. Why It … Continued

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BizTimes: Bader Philanthropies to Back Workforce Development Programs with More than $1.6M

November 11, 2015 - Read the full story from Biz here. “More than $1.6 million from Bader Philanthropies, Inc.’s pocketbook will be spread among 23 organizations at the helm of workforce development initiatives in southeastern Wisconsin. “The Milwaukee-based foundation, which has pumped more than $25 million into area workforce development efforts throughout its history, has flagged $1,612,400 in its … Continued

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Maria Vento named BizTimes’ Nonprofit Executive of the Week

October 30, 2015 - Maria Lopez Vento was named the Nonprofit Executive of the Week by BizTimes Milwaukee. “Across the community, I want to us reach a point where all children have the opportunity to thrive, and their families can help build stronger futures for themselves. At the personal level, I want to look back and see that the … Continued

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Gonzales to Lead Bader Philanthropies Communications Program

October 21, 2015 - Merilou Gonzales joins the staff of Bader Philanthropies as Communications Coordinator, where she is responsible for sharing the Foundation’s work with stakeholders, funding partners, and communities across the U.S and globally. In her role, Gonzales manages the Foundation’s public relations and social media efforts, as well as its convening events and online presence. Gonzales brings … Continued

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$4.6M in New Grants; Milwaukee Arts Funding Doubles

May 26, 2015 - Bader Philanthropies, Inc. announced today that its board of directors has approved May grant list to support 67 projects in Wisconsin, as well as across the U.S. and Canada. The new grants include an expanded Milwaukee Arts grant program that represents a doubled commitment to funding for programs in Milwaukee, now totaling $1 million annually. Known … Continued

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