13 resident-led groups in Milwaukee are receiving grants through
the Community Connections Small Grants Program, developed
through a partnership of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation,
Northwestern Mutual Foundation and Zilber Family Foundation.
round of grants provide up to $500 for 13 projects, ranging from
water reclamation for a community garden and neighborhood
beautification to a positive body image workshop.
living and working in 21 Milwaukee neighborhoods are eligible to
apply for the grants.
application deadline for the second round of grant funding for
the program is Monday, Nov. 3.
At least one
member of the resident group applying is required to attend an
application informational session.