Nonprofit/Philanthropy

After 13 years of service, expanding a nonprofit from one thrift store to dozens of community programs, Bill Schoessling will take some rest.
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BizTimes Media has opened the call for nominations for its second annual Nonprofit Excellence Awards program, which celebrates both the philanthropic accomplishments of area business leaders and strides made by nonprofits.
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The Milwaukee Institute, a nonprofit computational research center, will add to its computing offerings and facilitate more training courses with a $750,000 grant it has received from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will extend its summer programming for thousands of area youth after receiving a $500,000 donation from former Senator Herb Kohl.
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Milwaukee Art Museum director Dan Keegan on Tuesday told members of the Milwaukee County Board’s Parks, Energy and Environment Committee that the museum plans to submit an offer to purchase the O’Donnell Park parking structure and park, located just west of the museum.
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Bublr Bikes, the City of Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Monday announced plans to add 36 new bike sharing station locations, that are proposed to be added to the existing 11-station Bublr network, by mid-2016.
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With approximately 6,500 athletes set to compete in the 2015 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships this August, VISIT Milwaukee is calling for volunteers to cover 400 of 800 event shifts.
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Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual is pouring $1.7 million into education programs in Milwaukee with a goal of preparing students to read proficiently.
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As the Greater Milwaukee Foundation continues to celebrate its centennial year, the foundation will help the Milwaukee County Zoo adopt two snow leopards from Europe.
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BizTimes Media’s fifth annual Giving Guide serves the region’s business community as a vehicle to engage with area nonprofit organizations and discover opportunities for philanthropic involvement.
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