Nonprofit/Philanthropy

BizTimes Media’s inaugural Nonprofit Excellence Awards program, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4, will tap into the expertise of area nonprofit executives and philanthropists with a panel discussion on the state of southeastern Wisconsin’s nonprofit community.
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As the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee continues to redirect its focus in order to overcome a near $30 million debt, the organization will transfer leadership of its Sponsor-A-Scholar program to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.
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Local Initiatives Support Corporation's Milwaukee branch is making a final call for nominations for its 2015 MANDI Awards, which honor individuals, organizations and community projects improving central city neighborhoods.
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The Milwaukee Art Museum has promoted Café Calatrava chef Micah Kaufman to executive chef, the museum announced on Thursday.
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The Lutheran Home and Harwood Place announced they have completed an investment of more than $1.2 million in renovations of both properties, including 5,500 square feet at The Lutheran Home and 9,300 square feet at Harwood Place.
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After more than a decade of shaping students in Milwaukee's central city neighborhoods, Bob Dunn, president and CEO of Our Next Generation, Inc., has retired and turned the nonprofit over to newly appointed leader La Toya Sykes.
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Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual is reinforcing its commitment to fight childhood cancer with a $400,000 contribution to an innovative research program headed by national nonprofit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
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Lake Geneva-based Trostel, a custom rubber molding and compounding company, recently launched a manufacturing youth apprenticeship program in cooperation with GPS Education Partners, a nonprofit that provides immersive work-based education programs. The manufacturer began providing learning space and apprenticeship training to high school students at its Whitewater and Lake Geneva operations in September.
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BizTimes Media will continue to accept nominations for the Health Care Heroes Awards through Oct. 31.
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Cristy Garcia-Thomas, chief diversity and inclusion officer and president at Aurora Health Care Foundation, tells young professionals “When the door opens, go through it.”
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