Almost $5 million of COVID-19 relief grants will be distributed to nearly 200 nonprofits throughout Dane County.
Access Community Health Centers, 100 Black Men of Madison, Vera Court Neighborhood Center, Centro Hispano of Dane County and NAMI Dane County were among the 183 recipients. An allocation from the American Rescue Plan Act provided the county with funding for the grants.
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The $300,000 fund will help businesses with repairs and upgrades following looting and unrest but several business have closed and landlords are struggling to fill empty spaces.
Madison actor Tom Haig, who helped found The Bartell Theatre, the hub of local community theater, and performed there at age 93, died March 22 at 99.
The three largest grants, for $50,000 each, went to Omega School, Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center and the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WEAC).
The foundation's five focus areas are learning, community development, arts and culture, environment and organizational capacity building.
Madison School Board members expressed support for the Community Schools model Monday, but staff is still working on the best way to measure its success at the four schools where the program is in place.
Staff will update the Madison School Board Monday on the Community Schools initiative, including discussion of a timeline for future expansion.
Last month, county officials raised questions about the society's past fundraising practices.
This has not been your typical capital campaign.
Under a resolution that will be introduced to the City Council Tuesday, Sid Boyum’s “Cowboy,” “Red Pagoda” and “2-D Lion” would be installed along the Capital City bike path.
Hmong families who had been growing on Westport Farm for years or even decades were concerned their land would be taken away when their landlady sold it before Groundswell Conservancy and Community GroundWorks stepped in.
Two of Madison's more prominent foundations are pledging $1 million to help build the new Madison Youth Arts Center.
The Neighborhood House board is hoping to develop new facilities to support the diverse activities inside its cramped and worn building.
The Madison Community Foundation is giving $813,000 to 22 nonprofits in Dane County, bringing the 2018 grants total to more than $2.2 million.
At a press conference Thursday morning, Madison Community Foundation announced $813,000 in grants to 22 area nonprofits.
The foundation received 86 applications for the Community Impact grants.
The "Women Artists Forward Fund" has set a goal of raising $400,000.
Karin Wolf, the city’s arts program administrator, said the idea is to “transform the wood into demonstration projects to show the potential for reclamation of urban wood.”
Penn Park officially reopened Wednesday. With the city’s $1.5 million investment, Penn Park now features a renovated shelter, building for restrooms and concessions and a walking path.
Two elementary schools in the Madison school district will become community schools in the 2018-19 school year, doubling the number of district schools set up to help and support the students and families in the neighborhood.
About $1 million were distributed over the past 12 months in honor of the anniversary to hand-picked organizations.
The Madison Community Foundation hopes to build off of the city's investment with a $70,000 grant.