• 70+ Nonprofit Board Openings: Opportunities To Make A Difference

    Posted on Jul 13, 2021, by Annette Look, NPLI Program Manager What is your greatest strength? Many of us have been asked that question in an interview setting. Today, you’re invited to think about your strengths differently – How could you use your strengths to make a difference in the community? Our community

  • Northwestern Mutual gives $1.9M to boost 3 Milwaukee Neighborhoods

    Northwestern Mutual Foundation is donating $1.9 million to support 33 nonprofits and community-led efforts in the Amani, Metcalfe Park and Muskego Way neighborhoods, lifting its investment in Milwaukee communities to $28 million since 2013. “We chose these areas because they were in need of the most help and nobody was stepping

  • Coffee Conversation with Scientists

    About the Series AHW’s popular Conversations with Scientists series is back with a brand new virtual experience! In partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin, each month we’ll dig into the science behind a health topic making news today. Think of it as a virtual coffee break, with a science

  • Catherine A. Jacobson, President and CEO of Froedtert Health Joins the Siebert Lutheran Foundation Board of Directors

    Tuesday, June 29, 2021 (Milwaukee, Wis.) – The Siebert Lutheran Foundation is proud to welcome Catherine A. Jacobson, the President and CEO of Froedtert Health, to its Board of Directors. Ms. Jacobson was elected to the Board at the Foundation’s annual meeting in April 2021. “It is a significant blessing

  • Insights Gained from Rural Respondents in ECS Special Report

    To develop proactive strategies, policies and practices for rural communities and the postsecondary education institutions and workforce training programs within them, stakeholders must focus on building interventions informed by the voices of rural people and institutions. It’s only through a better understanding of how rural residents perceive education and training

  • National expert joins local dialogue on equitable economic opportunity

    Greater Milwaukee Foundation launches 3-part education and action series Milwaukee, Wis., June 16, 2021 – To unpack the effects of racism and structural inequity on people, places and systems, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is inviting community to engage with national and local experts, and one another, in a new action-oriented educational

  • Charitable giving in the U.S. reaches all-time high in 2020

    HALELUYA HADERO, AP Business Writer Galvanized by the racial justice protests and the coronavirus pandemic, charitable giving in the United States reached a record $471 billion in 2020, according to a report released Tuesday that offers a comprehensive look at American philanthropy. The Giving USA report says Americans gave more to

  • Persevering through Crisis: the state of nonprofits

    As the COVID-19 pandemic spread in the United States in 2020, many nonprofit organizations grappled with its devastating impacts on public health and the global economy—and the ways in which it deepened longstanding disparities along racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and gender lines. Forecasts about nonprofits’ finances and operations were bleak, and

  • Sometimes a Lender or a Borrower Be: The Dos and Don’ts of PRIs

    Peter Goldberg and John MacIntosh June 9, 2021 In April, Cass Walker Harvey and Mike Roque wrote a helpful primer for NPQ that provided some background on program-related investment (PRI) loans and when and how they can make sense. As a lender and a borrower who have structured two distinct PRIs (one of which has been