RISE expands in-person services, plans renovation

An increase in demand for mental health services for young people and families along with loosened COVID-19 restrictions has prompted RISE Wisconsin to expand in-person services at its Respite Center.

Grant to expand food pantry access to healthy produce

The River Food Pantry has received $422,500 — its largest grant ever — from the Inland Empire Community Foundation to increase access to fresh, healthy produce for Dane County households facing food insecurity.

AmFam, Urban League create loan fund to promote business equity

As part of American Family Insurance’s “Free to Dream” initiative, the insurer is partnering with the Urban League of Greater Madison on a $400,000 revolving loan program for new and emerging minority-owned businesses that will be located in the new minority business hub in Madison’s South Park Street corridor.

Pandemic pinching nonprofit resources

The study highlights how many nonprofits are coping under added pressure, both financially and operationally, and the findings show that while a majority of nonprofits have increased their services, future cutbacks are a distinct possibility if declining revenue continues.

Grant announced for Vel Phillips statue

A $100,000 grant from the Madison Community Foundation and the Oscar Rennebohm Foundation will help fund the creation of a statue on the state Capitol grounds to honor Vel Phillips.

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