• Total Administrative Services Corporation Presents a Major Donation to Habitat for Humanity

    Madison, WI – September 18, 2019 – Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC), a leading provider of account-based benefit plans, compliance solutions, trust-funded healthcare savings, and reimbursement program solutions, has donated $10,000 to the Habitat for Humanity of Dane County. It was announced today at a double home dedication in Sun

  • Otto Bremer Trust expanding

    Otto Bremer Trust expandingGeographic expansion reflects growth and changes in philanthropic strategies SAINT PAUL, Sept. 17, 2019 — The Otto Bremer Trust (OBT) today announced that it will be expanding into all of Wisconsin and Montana beginning in the middle of next year. OBT currently operates in Minnesota, North Dakota, and

  • The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment welcomes Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH

    September 5, 2019 - On September 1, the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) welcomed Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH as its director and senior associate dean at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Medicine. He succeeds Cheryl A. Maurana, PhD, who served as senior associate dean and

  • A Lesson in Legacy: Two couples leave behind a heartfelt gift

    Four lives have transformed into one legacy, positively impacting the Fox Valley for generations. Gussie Balck and Mary Leske were sisters, and, with their husbands George Balck and Arthur Leske, lived peacefully in the Fox Valley, all working at area paper mills. Combining this stable income with good saving and

  • Foundation mourns passing of its first leader, David M.G. Huntington

    The Greater Milwaukee Foundation was among the first community foundations established in the world and had been operating for more than half a century, but it wasn’t until the arrival in 1970 of David M.G. Huntington that it came into its own. He was the Foundation’s first executive director and

  • Nonprofit Impact Initiative announces first grants to support long-term health of local nonprofits

    2019 Impact Summit scheduled to provide an opportunity to exchange experience and ideas Green Bay, WI – The Nonprofit Impact Initiative has awarded $35,000 in initial grants to strengthen local organizations in the first component of a multi-tiered program to support nonprofits in Brown, Door, Kewaunee and Oconto counties. The

  • U.S. Venture Golf Open breaks records to end poverty

    More than 1,260 attendees raised $5.13 million at the U. S. Venture Open, the nation’s single largest one-day charitable event dedicated to ending poverty along with guest of honor Matthew McConaughey. At the end of the event, organizers announced a $925,000 gift to the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley

  • Zilber Family Foundation announces $3.02 million in grants to enhance the wellbeing of individuals, families, and neighborhoods in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE – Zilber Family Foundation announced today that its Board of Directors awarded 23 grants totaling $3,020,000 to nonprofit organizations in Milwaukee. The grants support local organizations that deliver affordable housing and community economic development services in the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative’s (ZNI) three targeted neighborhoods. Additional grants support the Foundation’s

  • Milwaukee Bucks Foundation gifts $500K to community groups

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks Foundation is donating $500,000 to community organizations this year. About $300,000 is set to be given to 15 new organizations that focus on mental health and trauma care. The Foundation’s Executive Director Arvind Gopalratnam spoke Thursday during a press conference at Fiserv Forum. “We’re thrilled

  • New fund will help create a dementia-friendly community in the Fox Valley

    When Walt Zerrenner walked through the Community Foundation’s doors in March, he had a love story on his mind. His wife of 54 years, Aline, has been living with Alzheimer’s for the past decade, and Walt wanted to set up a fund to honor her and help others in the