2eof announces $85,000 in matching grants for local organizations in 2021

Gifts of cash or securities received by each organization during the matching period designated below will be matched 1:1 up to the original grant amount.

2021 GRANTEES

THE MELLOWHOOD FOUNDATION

$10,000 Grant – Matching period: 08/12/2021 – 12/15/2021

 

The Mellowhood Foundation is a grassroots non-profit located on Madison’s west side.  The foundation’s goal is to change the quality of life in these communities by encouraging parents and children to become assets rather than liabilities.

SIMPSON STREET FREE PRESS

$50,000 Grant – Matching period: 08/12/2021 – 12/15/2021

Simpson Street Free Press (SSFP) delivers rigorous academic instruction in after-school settings.  SSFP methods support the school day and bridge achievement gaps.  SSFP spreads a positive message of youth achievement, academic success, and community service through Wisconsin.  SSFP  students produce and publish content on various media platforms.

OPERATION FRESH START

$25,000 Grant – Matching Period: 09/30/2021-12/15/2021

Operation Fresh Start empowers emerging adults on a path to self-sufficiency through education, mentoring, and employment training.