Northwestern Mutual to help Milwaukee with $1 million in grants

Freeman Staff

July 11, 2017

MILWAUKEE 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 quality education.

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."