Through the Northwestern Mutual foundation, more than $1 million in
grants will be contributed to 25 nonprofits through the company’s
neighborhood grants program.
The grants will support initiatives
dedicated to affecting change in the Amani, Metcalfe Park and
Muskego Way neighborhoods in Milwaukee.
Since 2013, Northwestern Mutual has invested in these
neighborhoods, supporting nonprofits focused on fostering safe
neighborhoods, healthy and thriving youth, strong families and
More than 70,000 residents living in these areas benefit from the
programming these organizations offer.
"The strength of our community is shown by the residents
spearheading efforts in these neighborhoods, which will create a
lasting impact," said Eric Christophersen, president, Northwestern
Mutual Foundation, in a statement. "With the support of local
programs and organizations, they’re influencing positive changes
that will continue to drive Milwaukee toward a better tomorrow."