Brinn Foundation embarks on college readiness campaign

The Elizabeth A. Brinn Foundation of Brookfield, has announced it will match any new or increased donation to the Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges, up to $50,000.  The Brinn Challenge will benefit the College Readiness 21 program, which serves close to 500 Wisconsin middle school and high school students throughout the state.
“We are pleased to leverage our support for the College Readiness 21 Program,” said Rick Wiederhold, president of the Brinn Foundation. “As a charter donor, the trustees of the Brinn Foundation hope to see a broadening of support for this effective program.”
CR21 currently serves students living in Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha, and Northeastern Wisconsin. The main goal of the program is to prepare low-income, academically average students for success. There are several ways to support this grant challenge campaign and College Readiness 21. To support the grant challenge campaign contact David Wolfson, vice president of development, at 414-273-5980 x 15, or visit

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