Congratulations to our 2020 Grant Recipients
A round of applause to our grant recipients for the excellent work they are doing in our community.
This year sixteen organizations received $28,500 in grants from the Greater Menomonee Falls Foundation.
Grants Supporting Youth
Accompany of Kids: $3,000 for new hand-held wireless microphones.
Addiction Resource Council: $1,000 to expand the Resist the Influence of alcohol and other drugs lessons at local schools.
Association for the Rights of Citizens with handicaps (ARCh): $1,000 to improve medical services at Camp Pow Wow with a mobile cart and necessary supplies.
Menomonee Falls Friends of the Library: $1,000 for a 3D printer in the library's new makerspace.
Menomonee Falls Booster Club: $5,000 toward the capital campaign for installing soccer turf at the high school to improve playing conditions.
NAMI Waukesha: $1,000 for Ending the Silence Mental Health Education Program at Menomonee Falls High School.
School District of Menomonee Falls Art & Design Department: $1,500 for a large format printer to display students' artwork.
Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association (WASA): $3,000 for a new wheelchair and replacement tubes for athletes.
Grants Supporting Adults
ERAs Senior Network: $1,000 for the Literacy Cafe volunteer program held at five area schools.
HOPE Network: $1,000 for supporting single mothers throughout their parenting journey with a variety of resources.
The Women's Center: $2,000 for the domestic abuse victims' emergency shelter.
Tri County YMCA: $1,000 for LIVESTRONG, a 12 week program for adult cancer survivors to improve functional capacity and increase their quality of life through personalized physical, strength, and social activities.
Grants Supporting the Community
Falls Area Food Pantry: $2,500 for emergency assistance to help with increased demand for food.
Falls Cable Access Corporation: $3,000 to help upgrade camera equipment to improve production quality
Menomonee Falls Neighborhood Watch: $1,000 for new signage to increase awareness of our safety and crime prevention programs.
Wildlife in Need: $500 to support wildlife rescue, education and rehabilitation.