Grants Awarded Archives

National Park Service awards $7.7 million in grants to historically Black colleges and universities

April 30, 2020

Grants will preserve historic structures on HBCU campuses in 12 states The National Park Service (NPS) announced on Friday, April 24, 2020, $7.7 million in grants to 18 projects in 12 states for the preservation of historic structures on campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Since the 1990s, the National Park Service has… [Read More]

Milwaukee Fresh Food Access Fund Grants awarded

April 23, 2020

Program invests in capital projects and education efforts The City of Milwaukee has identified twenty-four different programs that increase access to, or information about, healthy food in underserved neighborhoods, and these programs will share a total of up to $400,000 in city-funded grants. The Fresh Food Access Fund grant recipients are located in neighborhoods on… [Read More]

Bradley Tech High School receives grant to support aviation careers

March 14, 2019

MPS’ Lynde and Harry Bradley Technology and Trade School, the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and Milwaukee Area Technical College have been selected to receive a portion of a $1 million Southwest Airlines Charitable Grant that focuses on building a stronger workforce of tomorrow. The grant will fund the Expanding Milwaukee’s Aviation Pipeline project. The Texas-based airline… [Read More]

MPS music programs receive funding through ‘Let The Music Play’ grants

March 7, 2019

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., and American Family Insurance have announced the recipients of the inaugural Let The Music Play program grants. Three programs in Milwaukee Public Schools will receive funding to support music education. Grant-winning programs incorporate a performance element for young people; funding helps provide access to equipment or musical training that otherwise would… [Read More]

WEDC awards $750,000 to four minority business organizations

December 13, 2018

On Monday, December 10, 2018, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced it has awarded $750,000 to four statewide minority chambers of commerce to support their efforts to assist minority-owned businesses. The funds are being awarded to the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the Hispanic… [Read More]

Grants to expand mental health services in schools

July 26, 2018

Sixty-four school districts and consortia are sharing $3.25 million in state grant funding to provide school-based mental health services. All of the funded projects involve collaboration with community mental health providers and other stakeholders to create comprehensive support systems for children, youth, and families. The new, competitive grant program attracted proposals from 141 applicants, representing… [Read More]