Golf outing raises $46,500 for charity

This year’s First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational raised $46,500 to be shared between Middleton Outreach Ministry, Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County, McFarland Food Pantry, Garding Against Cancer, and the Diocese of Madison Foundation.

WHEDA provides $1.3 million to house poor, disabled

Three housing projects, including ones in Madison and McFarland, that will provide housing to extremely low-income elderly and disabled residents have been awarded a total of $1.3 million in National Housing Trust Fund financing by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA).

Madison Reading Project welcomes back teachers with free books

As the new school year approaches, nonprofit Madison Reading Project is trying to stretch school district budgets by inviting teachers and others in the Dane County community to bring new, diverse books to area elementary and middle school classrooms.

Black Business Hub gains WEDC support

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) has awarded the Urban League of Greater Madison a $400,000 Capital Catalyst grant to help the organization launch its Black Business Hub Accelerator Fund.

Support organization changes name

Formerly known as the Tobacco-Free Dane County Coalition, an advocacy group funded by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and Public Health Madison & Dane County has changed its name to Dane County Alliance Against Commercial Tobacco.

WEDC, DWD, and Urban League to announce new grants

Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes, Department of Workforce Development Secretary Amy Pechacek, and Dr. Ruben Anthony of the Urban League of Greater Madison will announce nearly $700,000 in new grants for Black wealth-building and economic empowerment initiatives on Friday, July 16.

Nominations open for Live Forward awards

Sustain Dane announced the opening of nominations for the Live Forward Awards 2021, acknowledging changemakers and inclusive leaders who are promoting local sustainability and community well-being in Dane County.

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