Responsive Grantmaking

Waukesha County Land Conservancy: $49,000 to support the second major phase of organizational capacity development since 2015, which includes hiring a full-time education and outreach manager, conducting education and outreach events and upgrading its IT system.

Zachariah’s Acres: $25,000 to support construction costs related to a 3,840-square-foot addition to its barn and a remodeling of part of the barn to create an 800-square-foot demonstration kitchen. 

Carroll University: $10,000 to develop an environmental scientific inquiry program for Bruce Guadalupe and Acosta middle schools. 

Thriving Communities

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts: $25,000 for its Beyond the Classroom arts education program, which serves more than 9,000 K-12 students through a summer arts camp, youth arts education series and programming that takes art to partner schools.

La Casa de Esperanza:$15,000 for its Dance and Ensemble Program, which educates children about different cultures. This year’s program focuses on bomba, a folkloric dance of Puerto Rico, and taiku of Japan, a percussion using large drums. The children will perform in a variety of public venues.

Waukesha String Academies: $6,000 to extend the musical education of 18 middle school children who have completed the organization’s first level of instruction.

For a complete listing of this quarter’s grants made from our competitive grantmaking process, visit Recent Grants.

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