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Greater Together Campaign an opportunity for generational impact

Now in its public phase, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s comprehensive, $700 million Greater Together Campaign offers an invitation for everyone in greater Milwaukee to play a catalytic role in realizing a generational vision for this community. Ever aligned with the Foundation’s North Star of racial equity and inclusion, this especially includes addressing systemic racial disparities that have inhibited lives and livelihoods throughout Milwaukee’s vibrant Black and Brown communities.
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Foundation’s newest impact investment supports diverse construction firm

Further expanding access to capital for Black and Brown owned businesses, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation has issued a new impact investment loan of $1.54 million to Milwaukee-based JCP Construction. The funds will support the company in a variety of ways, including growth and job creation now and for the future.
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Community takes collective step toward a Milwaukee for all

Because building a Milwaukee for all will take all of Milwaukee, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is committed to creating opportunities for community to join together in learning and collective action to advance racial equity. In 2021, the Foundation hosted three virtual convenings that united national experts, local changemakers and others throughout our diverse region to share knowledge and develop community-centered solutions.
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As ABHM reopens, $10M commitment from Foundation donor sets course for future

For the first time in 14 years, the doors of America’s Black Holocaust Museum are open to the public, a monumental achievement made possible by the remarkable legacy of its founder Dr. James Cameron, the visionary leadership of president and CEO Dr. Robert (Bert) Davis, the passion and persistence of volunteers and staff, and recently, a $10 million commitment from an anonymous Greater Milwaukee Foundation donor.
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