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Community Matters
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Number of Grants Awarded in Community Matters
1,265 Grants
Dollar Amount Awarded in Community Matters
52.5 Million+

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A strong community needs to provide opportunities for individuals to gather, learn, and share. Just as importantly, it needs dedicated, creative people to drive those efforts and ensure they serve a vital purpose. For more than 25 years, Bader Philanthropies has worked to make Milwaukee a better place to live for all residents.

Our partners are committed to addressing our communities’ most critical human needs – offering comfort when unforeseeable circumstances transpire; or giving voice to emerging issues. They are connected at the grassroots level and know exactly how to move from talk to action. Our current Community Matters strategies include:

  • Foundations of Wellbeing
  • Collaboratives & Coalitions