Greater Menomonee Falls Foundation   P.O. Box 53  Menomonee Falls, WI 53052   262.623.7716

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Congratulations to our 2018 Grant Recipients

 

A round of applause to our grant recipients, who were honored at Ovation.

$20,000 in grants support numerous causes in Menomonee Falls that will benefit residents both young and old.  Here's an overview of each recipient:

Grants Supporting Youth

Crimestoppers: $500 for its Tip Cash Program at the high school to encourage anonymous reporting of information that can help law enforcement with preventing or solving a crime.

 

GPS Education Partners: $1000 to fund technology improvements for students at the Bradley Education Center.

 

Menomonee Falls High School Capital Improvement Campaign: $2500 as part of a multi-year grant to install turf on the football field.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Menomonee Falls Preschool Co-op: $1000 to update playground equipment and create a learning garden for their students.

 

NAMI-Waukesha: $2000 for Ending the Silence Mental Health Education Program at Menomonee Falls High School.

 

Shady Lane PTO / Community at Play: $2000 to build an all-inclusive, universally designed playground that supports everyone’s right to meaningful play!

 

Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association: $1000 to purchase two new wheelchairs and replacement tubes for adaptive sports events.

 

 

Grants Supporting Adults

Community Memorial Hospital - Emergency Department: $2000 as part of a multi-year grant to expand and renovate the emergency department to address the needs and acuity levels of patients in critical care.

 

ERAs Senior Network: $1000 to fund its Pen Pal Program with area elementary students.  This helps bring generations together and provide seniors with meaningful volunteer opportunities.

 

HOPE Network: $1000 to support multiple programs for single mothers and their children.  

 

Leadership Menomonee Falls: $850 scholarship for the leadership development program run by Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce.

 

 

Grants Supporting the Community

Falls Patio Players: $2000 for wireless headsets to improve sound quality and the overall viewing experience for the audience.

Menomonee Falls Historical Society: $1500 to help preserve the 175-year-old Brogan Cabin at Old Falls Village.

 

Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic: $2000 toward establishment of a dental clinic in Menomonee Falls for low-income families.

 

Wildlife in Need: $500 for wildlife rehabilitation for injured, orphaned or sick Wisconsin wildlife and to provide community education programs.