We believe in a vibrant and diverse Milwaukee
Now, more than ever, we believe it’s a great time to live and work here. That’s why we’re committed to improving education, revitalizing our neighborhoods and supporting prominent local destinations. Over the past seven years, we have invested more than $28M to Milwaukee through our neighborhoods, education and volunteering efforts .
Access to a quality education lays the groundwork for a strong community, which is why supporting education for Milwaukee’s youth is one of our top priorities. We focus on three key areas to help bridge a child’s educational success:
Our education efforts have provided hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants to the following programs:
Utilizing collective impact to increase the number of high-quality early childhood education centers.
“Ready to Read” provides intensive literacy outreach to childcare centers as well as free family programming.
Proud to support their best-in-class mentor programming whether community-based, school-based or via Mentor 2.0.
Scholar management program provides holistic support to students from as early as third grade through college completion.
Northwestern Mutual Youth Voice Project offers a mentorship to help local students excel.
Supporting collaborative partnerships in our community at the MANDI
We are committed to helping our city flourish and make it a great destination to live. We support nine nonprofit organizations that provide cultural opportunities in the greater Milwaukee area. Several of our grant recipients include:
Northwestern Mutual Neighborhood Nights provides free access to the museum on the third Thursday of each month.
Providing additional STEM programming and access to students from the Amani, Metcalfe Park and Muskego Way neighborhoods.
The "Opening Our Doors" sponsorship includes family nights geared towards residents of Amani, Metcalfe Park and Muskego Way.
Grants at this time are limited to programs and projects in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and are limited to two areas of focus: Third-Grade Reading and projects serving Amani, Metcalfe Park and Muskego Way neighborhoods.Meet this criteria? Let’s connect.
National funding is limited to programs and projects aligned with our Childhood Cancer Program.