Opus Foundation(R) awards more than $200,000 to Milwaukee-area organizations

Dec. 18, 2013

The Milwaukee office of The Opus Group® (Opus) and the Opus Foundation today announced grants of more than $200,000 to support 12 southeastern Wisconsin nonprofit organizations.

“The Opus organization has always placed a high priority on community stewardship through the Opus Foundation,” said Julie Ledger, vice president and general manager of Opus Development Company, L.L.C.’s Milwaukee Office. “These organizations have the power to improve the communities in which we live and work, and we are proud to invest in them.”

The Opus Foundation awards grants in two categories: the Impact Fund and the Opportunity Fund. The Impact Fund supports strategic investments in human and community development and the Opus Opportunity Fund is designed to meet pressing and emerging needs in communities where Opus does business.

Recipients of the Impact Fund for 2013 are Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, Atonement Early Childhood Center, Guest House of Milwaukee, Inc., Children’s Outing Association (COA) and Local Initiatives Support Corporation Milwaukee (LISC).

Recipients of the Opportunity Fund for 2013 are Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity, Milwaukee Montessori School, Next Door, Real Estate Alliance for Charity (REACH) and Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee.

This year’s grant recipients have a number of diverse missions and causes, including but not limited to childhood education programs, professional career training, employment readiness and placement, assistance to low-income homeowners and support for various community revitalization efforts.

Community Watch

» Franklin to celebrate 60th anniversary 6/29

» Referendum will be held to decide fate of Forest Park Middle School Updated:  6/29

» Franklin continues to explore implications of Ballpark Commons project 6/29

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A look ahead to US Open 2017, look back at Champions Tour event in Madison Updated:  6/29

» Franklin approves new self-storage facility on 27th street 6/29

» Franklin's Chmielewski inducted into UW-Oshkosh Hall of Fame 6/28

» Oak Creek baseball team passes big test, ready for GMC stretch run 6/28

» 2016 Fourth of July events in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  6/28

» HCFD raises around $5,000 to donate to Operation Finally Home 6/28

» Franklin Library to once again host "Writer's Nights" 6/28

» Franklin Library will host "Princess of Magic" June 28 6/27

» Oak Creek holding selfie search contest in July 6/27

» Oak Creek baseball team passes test with win over Homestead, 7-3 6/25

» Canterbury earns two School of Merit awards 6/24

» Oak Creek increases dog ownership limit from two to three Updated:  6/24

» Free Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concert at Boerner Botanical Gardens 6/23

» New Hales Corners administrator prefers 'personal touch' 6/23

» Wounded Warrior now "The Chowventor" 6/22

» 2 arrested in suspected poaching at Whitnall Park 6/22

» Franklin Police arrest two suspects for poaching in Whitnall Park 6/22

» Hales Corners Library to host puppet show for summer reading program 6/22

» Watercolor paintings of nature on display at Botanical Gardens 6/22

» Hales Corners Board selects new administrator 6/22

» Oak Creek baseball coach Holler earns 300th win 6/21

» Oak Creek baseball team plays small ball to beat Menomonee Falls 6/21

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement