The Helen Bader Foundation has been awarded $2 million from
the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, which is based in
The 18-month grant will be used to expand its healthy aging
services to older adults in rural Wisconsin, according to a
statement. Wisconsin’s older adult population is growing
rapidly, and many rural counties are becoming older and
poorer, the statement said.
The funding from MACF will enable Milwaukee-based HBF to
increase its grant-making capacity and expand its reach
across the state to address the rise of older adults.
“We are honored to have been recognized by the Margaret A.
Cargill Foundation for our work in healthy aging in
Wisconsin,” said Daniel Bader, president and chief executive
officer of the Helen Bader Foundation. “As the baby boom
generation continues to age, it is crucial that our rural
communities become more responsive to the needs of older
adults. We look forward to continuing to engage new partners
across the state to ensure our state is a national leader.”