Milwaukee, WI - June 28, 2012 - A $25,000 grant to Advocates of Ozaukee will enable the Saukville-based nonprofit to expand its breadth of services for the victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault that it serves.

The grant will support the position of a legal advocate, who will offer the nonprofit's clients legal advocacy and support services, including helping with restraining orders, attending court hearings for divorce or child custody cases and accompanying sexual assault victims to police lineups.

Overall, through its second quarter competitive grantmaking process, the Foundation awarded a total of $309,726 in grants to area nonprofits.

About the Greater Milwaukee Foundation

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation is a family of more than 1,100 individual charitable funds, each created by donors to serve the local charitable causes of their choice. Grants from these funds serve people throughout Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington counties. Started in 1915, the Foundation is one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the world.


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