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.