Congratulations to our 2019 Grant Recipients
A round of applause to our grant recipients, who were honored at Ovation.
This year fifteen organizations received $24,400 in grants from the Greater Menomonee Falls Foundation. Here's an overview of each recipient:
Grants Supporting Youth
Accompany of Kids: $2,000 for new hand-held wireless microphones.
Association for the Rights of Citizens with handicaps (ARCh): $1,000 for an adapted shower chair for campers who use wheelchairs.
Children’s Community Center: $3,000 to provide 3 new natural playgrounds for different age groups.
GPS Education Partners: $2,000 for the Bradley Corporation Education Center for at-risk high school students.
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin: $2,000 for the Birth to Three early intervention services that help children with disabilities or developmental delays through home visits.
NAMI Waukesha: $2,000 for Ending the Silence Mental Health Education Program at Menomonee Falls High School.
School District of Menomonee Falls: $1,500 for the Impact 4 Life program at MFHS that simulates an auto accident.
Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic: $1,000 for affordable dental care to low-income individuals in the area.
Grants Supporting Adults
ERAs Senior Network: $2,000 for the Readers 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.
Leadership Menomonee Falls: $900 for one scholarship to the leadership development program run by the Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce.
Tri County YMCA: $1,500 for LIVESTRONG, a 12week 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
Crimestoppers: $1,000 in tip reward money for the successful arrest of suspects of a crime.
Falls Patio Players: $2,500 for wireless headsets to improve sound quality and overall viewing experience.
Menomonee Falls Neighborhood Watch: $1,000 for new signage and sponsorship of the MFPD’s Retail Theft Investigators Group.