Bader Blog

We are committing $60,000 to Heartlove Place

  Heartlove Boosts Job Readiness in Milwaukee   As a part of our newly-approved $1.5M in Workforce Development funding, we approved a $60,000 grant to Heartlove Place to prepare people from Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood for entry-level careers in the food services and hospitality industry. The grant will support the ProStart Culinary Arts and Job Readiness Program, a job... Read More

$8.1M in New Grants — $1.6M for Workforce Development

  We are committing $1.6 million to boost workforce development in Milwaukee. This fall, we will give $8.1 million in funding to organizations that work to make our communities better places to live and work. As a part of this, our board of directors has approved $1,612,400 in funding to develop Milwaukee's workforce system.      Why It Matters  ... Read More

Seeking Innovation & Sustainability in Youth-Serving Groups

by Mary Osmundsen, Program Officer, Community Partnerships for Youth The Sustainability & Impact Project (S&I) is a new effort funded by the Isabel & Alfred Bader Fund, a Bader Philanthropy, that aims to help youth-focused nonprofits build their capacity and long-term stability. Our ultimate goal is to give them the tools so they can continue to inspire Milwaukee youth in a... Read More

Free and Fun, World Music Fest Links Milwaukee

by Maria Lopez Vento, VP-Programs and Partnerships   Milwaukee is full of diverse communities, and HBF strives to bring these communities together, creating connections within the city and throughout Wisconsin.   Through the arts, HBF supports programs that help diverse communities share different cultural experiences in a welcoming and enjoyable way. Such partners as Latino Arts... Read More