Northwestern Mutual donates $700,000 to nonprofit cultural attractions

10 groups receive grants

Northwestern Mutual headquarters
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.'s headquarters in downtown Milwaukee.

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. has awarded $700,000 in grants to 10 nonprofit cultural attractions in the Milwaukee area.

Northwestern Mutual headquarters
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.’s headquarters in downtown Milwaukee.

“By investing in these cultural attractions, we are investing in Milwaukee and ensuring that everyone in our community has access to the city’s world-class cultural and educational opportunities,” said Eric Christophersen, president, Northwestern Mutual Foundation. “All of these organizations share a common goal to engage families and to make learning fun.”

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, the Brewers Community Foundation, Discovery World, The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Milwaukee Public Library and Milwaukee Bucks partnership, Milwaukee Public Museum, Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, Summerfest and the Zoological Society of Milwaukee each received grants.

The Northwestern Mutual has given around $12 million a year to local philanthropies and nonprofits since 1992.

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Ben Stanley, former BizTimes Milwaukee reporter.

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