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Geriatrics Education: Teaching for Tomorrow

Read the full story from UW-Madison School of Nursing. “In order to improve geriatric care, we have to go upstream and help the educators who are preparing those who are entering nursing practice,” says Colleen Gullickson, PhD, RN, GNP, Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at Edgewood College’s Henry Predolin School of Nursing in … Continued

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Community Newsletter: MyRide has impact on Racine County seniors

October 16, 2016 – Read the full article from The Journal Times. In March of last year, the Volunteer Center began a senior transportation program called MyRide. The concept is to support seniors 55 years and older to live independently in their own homes as long as they are able. MyRide provides transportation to medical … Continued

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Bader Philanthropies to relocate to Milwaukee’s central city

August 3, 2016 – Read the full article in the Milwaukee Business Journal. “Bader Philanthropies Inc. will relocate from Milwaukee’s tony 3rd Ward to a new $8 million headquarters on North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Milwaukee’s central city Harambee neighborhood. Bader Philanthropies said Wednesday the new location at 3318 North King Drive … Continued

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Bader Philanthropies moving HQ to King Drive

August 3, 2016 – Read the full story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Bader Philanthropies Inc. is going all in on Milwaukee’s central city. One of the Milwaukee area’s largest foundations will be moving its headquarters to a building that will be redeveloped on King Drive, creating an $8 million investment. The two-story headquarters, a renovated … Continued

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Groups to provide $1 million for YMCA’s urban mission

June 29, 2016 – Read the full story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee announced Wednesday a public-private consortium will provide $1 million to invest in the organization’s urban mission. The Milwaukee Y also named Jack Takerian as interim chief executive officer while the board identifies a permanent replacement for Julie … Continued

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Dealing with Dementia: What To Do

May 2, 2016 – Watch the full segment featured on Wisconsin Eye “What can you do to fight – or delay – dementia? Plenty, experts say. Go to one of the dozens of clinics statewide that offer one-stop diagnosis, for example, advises Helen Ramon of Bader Philanthropies. Stay active. Watch what you eat and drink. … Continued

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Milwaukee YMCA raises $1 million via ‘venture philanthropy’

June 29, 2016 – Read the full story from the Milwaukee Business Journal “The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, which fell $1.5 million short of its annual-appeal fundraising goal for 2015, said Wednesday it received commitments for more than $1 million in private funds to continue its urban mission. YMCA officials said the fundraising announced Wednesday … Continued

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Positively Milwaukee Features Lead2Change

A youth leadership organization committed to authentically engaging young people to be successful leaders in college, career and the community was recently featured on Positively Milwaukee. Lead2Change’s Dream.Explore.Build. provides young people ages 16-24 in Milwaukee with life-changing tools to build their own futures by exposing them to the world of work while still in high … Continued

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Daniel J. Bader on the Practice of Philanthropy

Daniel J. Bader is recognized as an influential leader in philanthropy. He is president and CEO of Bader Philanthropies, a family foundation based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that has, since its founding in 1991, disbursed over $250 million in grants to Milwaukee-area nonprofit organizations, local community groups, and global NGOs. Under his leadership, the foundation merged … Continued

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Milwaukee’s Choice Neighborhood Transformation Plan

In September of 2015, Milwaukee was one of five U.S. cities to be competitively awarded a $30 million Choice Neighborhoods Implementation grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The grant will support the Milwaukee’s Choice Neighborhood Transformation Plan, a locally-driven, comprehensive strategy to revitalize a neighborhood on Milwaukee’s far northwest side through … Continued