Two dozen Dane County and Milwaukee organizations will receive one-time grants. It’s the first stage in the credit union’s $1.5 million investment in racial equity.
The River Food Pantry wants to expand, United Way of Dane County is hoping for increased donations while Habitat for Humanity of Dane County wants to build more homes but is concerned about the rising costs of building materials.
Following a year with a sharp increase in shootings, a public and nonprofit partnership is using a public service announcement to seek out mentors for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
During a Thursday morning announcement devoted to addressing Dane County gun violence, Ozanne identified the need to address the gaps in dealing with — and preventing — youth trauma and disenfranchisement that leads many down the path to violence.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended so much of our everyday activities and none more so than the many nonprofits that exist to help the very people who need them now more than ever.
The goal is cover a funding gap for delivering care to low-income families with elementary school students.
The United Way of Dane County announced Tuesday that it would disburse about $1.5 million in grant funding through the Dane County COVID-19 Emergency and Recovery Fund to more than 90 organizations.
The Boys & Girls Club of Dane County and United Way of Dane County said the goal is to "provide financial relief for those hit hardest" by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The United Way of Dane County, Boys & Girls Club of Dane County, Selfless Ambition and other area organizations announced Friday a collaborative fundraising campaign to support short-term emergency needs and future recovery efforts related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) was informed in late November that its 2020 funding had been eliminated.
“It is in the best interest of this community to ensure that we do not continue to lose our children to the criminal justice system,” said Madison School Board President Gloria Reyes.
Funding cuts by United Way of Dane County to nonprofits serving older adults could make it harder for seniors to live independently at home, t…
The 2018 United Way campaign in Dane County was very successful, with close to $20 million being invested this year in over 140 programs, topping the campaign goal of $18.85 million.
Some of those local leaders say they've long been working together on ways to reduce juvenile crime.
President and CEO Ruben Anthony said that when he began at the League three years ago, he set a goal of 1,500 people placed in jobs by 2020.
Mayor Paul Soglin and Dane County Executive Joe Parisi are vowing additional funding in their 2019 budgets to build on recent initiatives.
The United Way of Dane County announced Thursday the causes and organizations that will receive funding from the $18.7 million raised during its 2017 donation campaign.
Imagine a library that provide free books to a pre-schooler's home every month, building their love of reading.
United Way of Dane County announced Thursday that its $18.3 million fundraising goal has been reached this year, enabling thousands of those less fortunate to get the help they need.
Madison and Dane County's most comprehensive effort to fight homelessness yet, the long-sought day resource center will open on Monday on the Near East Side.
A new Dane County “Immigration and Refugee Task Force” wants to facilitate trust between local law enforcement and immigrant and refugee communities, and it wants the media’s help to do it.
Trust can go a long way in helping people of color, especially those new to America, get assimilated into a community.
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Getting young families out of poverty and into a stabilized, self-sufficient environment is the focus of the 2017 investment of over $19 million by United Way of Dane County.
The name was chosen from 400 submissions, and was one of four finalists that included, The Opportunity Place, The Net, and The Turning Point Center.