Nonprofit/Philanthropy

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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The Alliance for Children and Families has announced a name change and moved its headquarters from Milwaukee to Washington, D.C.
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Undoubtedly, your life has been improved by philanthropy. When you visit a hospital, attend a college or university, participate in a religious service, listen to community radio or experience the visual or performing arts, you benefit from philanthropy. From the Greek “love of mankind,” philanthropy represents the act of supporting the institutions and causes that to improve our quality of life. Can you imagine what our country would be like without the foresight of Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller? Today, Warren Buffet, Bill and Melinda Gates, Oprah and Mark Zuckerberg have all picked up the gauntlet. While we all may not be able to give to at the level of these noted philanthropists, everybody has the capacity to make a difference. Professional fundraisers help engage individuals and organizations in the philanthropic process.
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BizTimes Media is accepting nominations for its Health Care Heroes Awards, which honor individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of health care in our area. The deadline is Friday.
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Grafton-based Kapco Inc. is the inaugural recipient of the Wisconsin Business Achievement Award, presented by the Flowers Family Foundation Inc.
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Corporate boards in Wisconsin are moving in the right direction with efforts to increase racial/ethnic and gender diversity, but more work is needed, according to a Board Diversity report released Monday by the Greater Milwaukee Committee in conjunction with Milwaukee Women inc.
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The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival drew record attendance over its 15-day run with more than 64,000 attendees among its public film screenings, private education screenings, panel discussions and parties.
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This year's Creative Milwaukee @ Work Summit, presented by Creative Alliance Milwaukee, will leverage the talents of the region's creative class to impact three of Milwaukee's top economic and community development projects.
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BizTimes Media’s fourth annual Giving Guide offers southeastern Wisconsin’s business community an outlet to connect with area nonprofit organizations for philanthropic involvement.
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