Congratulations to our 2021 Grant Recipients

 

In 2021, ten organizations received $16,515 in grants from the Greater Menomonee Falls Foundation.

Ongoing donations to the GMFF endowment help fund annual grants. In the past seven years, the GMFF has awarded over $150,000 in grants.

Grants Supporting Youth

Association for the Rights of Citizens with handicaps (ARCh): $995 to engage campers at Camp Pow Wow with enhanced virtual programming this summer. 

GPS Education Partners: $2,020 to support students in the apprenticeship program at Bradley Corporation Education Center.

Menomonee Falls Friends of the Library: $1,000 for a die-cut machine for library's new makerspace.

Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association (WASA): $2,000 for a new wheelchair and replacement tubes for athletes.

Grants Supporting Adults

Community League: $1500 provides local families in need with clothing, blankets, and grocery store gift cards. 

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

America Farms, Inc: $2,500 engage people of all abilities in local, organic farming

Falls Patio Players: $2,000 to improve sound quality through wireless microphone replacements.

The Waukesha County Conservancy Project: $1,500 funds Menomonee Falls Adopt a Preserve project to increase the natural beauty of our parks.