Prior Results

2014

Project Home: offering water heaters to low-income owners

WCCF and LWVWI: returning juveniles to the juvenile system

Center for Media and Democracy: victory in advocating for safer foods

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Institute: Conservation Lobby Day

Wisconsin Literacy: received national award

Wis Democracy Campaign and other CSW groups: standing in opposition to Citizens United

Tenant Resource Center: serving over 14,000 clients

Midwest Environmental Advocates: won national award

Wisconsin Council on Children and Families: highlighting racial disparities among children

Center for Media and Democracy: shining a light on campaign spending

2013

Wisconsin Wetlands Association: helping landowners protect their wetlands

Midwest Environmental Advocates: helping families sickened by manure runoff

Gathering Waters Conservancy: training, coaching, and mentoring 750 land trust staff

Project Home: weatherizing low-income people’s homes

Sierra Club Foundation: legal efforts result in cleaner air

Gathering Waters Conservancy: creating the next generation of conservationists

Madison Audubon Society: recommendations for former Badger Ammunition Plant

Disability Rights Wisconsin: helping people move from institution to group home

Tenant Resource Center: offering free housing counseling, mediation

Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools (GSAFE): training educators, keeping kids safe

Freedom Inc.: helping elders become organizers

Women in Transition: “Jane’s” recovery from severe mental illness

Here are a couple letters of gratitude sent to Rape Crisis Center staff.

UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence: helping victims rebuild lives

Project Home: home repairs become “life-altering miracles”

1000 Friends of Wisconsin: working with towns to stop highways that threaten farmland

River Alliance of Wisconsin: working with cities & counties to protect rivers

Sustain Dane: putting the spotlight on climate change

ACLU of Wisconsin Foundation: protecting vets’ right to vote

Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools: empowering young LGBT leaders

Wis League of Conservation Voters: encouraging Native American conservationists to vote

REAP Food Group: connecting farms to markets and restaurants

Wis Coalition Against Domestic Violence: training 1,100 victim advocates in just one year

UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence: teaming up with UW fraternity to help families

Wis Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired: offering “every tool possible”

Working Capital for Community Needs: helping groups reinvest in local, organic coffee farmers

Clean Wisconsin: working with partners at the local level

Community GroundWorks: kids’ reviews of the “best garden ever”

Madison Audubon Society: total immersion for summer interns

REAP Food Group: offering some of Wisconsin’s carrot harvest–#1 in the nation–to schoolkids

Wisconsin Early Childhood Association: investing in our children

Wis Network for Peace & Justice: supporting grassroots efforts in the Kickapoo Valley

Sustain Dane: educating the public about renewable energy

Wis League of Conservation Voters: allowing average people to be heard

River Alliance of Wisconsin: volunteers help prevent invasive species’ spread

ABC for Health: advocating for families wrongfully denied insurance coverage

UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence: transitioning from victims to leaders

Wis Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired: assisting those with macular degeneration

Madison Audubon: working for our environment

Wis Coalition Against Domestic Violence: improving services to the public

Wis League of Conservation Voters: fostering leadership skills

Clean Wisconsin: advocates for cleaner energy

UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence: grateful for their volunteers

Disability Rights Wis and Wis Family Ties: working for laws to protect people with disabilities

Wisconsin Wetlands Association: keeping wetlands protections strong

Madison Audubon Society: volunteer wins national award

Gathering Waters Conservancy: helping farmers preserve their land

ABC for Health: advocating for families wrongfully denied Medicaid coverage

Madison Audubon Society: whirlwind tours through education

Working Capital for Community Needs: changing lives for borrowers

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger: leading a national campaign

Wis Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired: helping people like Marcie live independently

Community GroundWorks: some numbers reveal this group’s impact

Rape Crisis Center: offering services for Spanish-speaking victims

WORT-FM’s website: real time, interactive content

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger: encouraging cleanup of carcinogens

REAP Food Group: bringing local produce into schools

Disability Rights Wisconsin: helping students integrate

River Alliance of Wisconsin: organized paddling—plus a full moon!

Wis Coalition Against Domestic Violence: training advocates who serve over 700,000 Wisconsin women

Community GroundWorks: opening minds—about tomatoes!

Grassroots Empowerment Project: giving voice to mental health consumers as advocates

Chrysalis: helping those with mental illness find and keep jobs

Wis Coalition Against Sexual Assault: lobbying for reinstatement of funding for women

REAP Food Group: connecting farms to schools

Sierra Club Foundation: the effects of higher mpg standards

Fair Housing Center: helping prevent housing discrimination

River Alliance of Wisconsin: helping those doing what’s best for rivers—despite opposition

Clean Wisconsin: “making a difference for Wisconsin waters”

Rape Crisis Center: responding to increased calls for help

ACLU of Wisconsin Foundation: election protection

Midwest Environmental Advocates: helping ensure safe drinking water

Legal Action Wisconsin: helping the homeless fight for justice

Wisconsin Literacy: at the forefront of health literacy

Wisconsin Council on Children and Families: fighting for BadgerCare

Nuestro Mundo: helping parents support kids’ education

ACLU of Wisconsin Foundation: protecting low-income citizens’ right to vote

Project Home’s Hammer with a Heart: repairing low-income people’s homes

Wis Network for Peace & Justice: educating about the impact of mining

Working Capital for Community Needs: changing lives for borrowers

Arts Wisconsin: advocating for the arts in education

Freedom Inc: helping elders become organizers

ABC for Health: training medical residents about health care coverage

Working Capital for Community Needs: microloans lift people out of poverty

Sierra Club Foundation: urging Wisconsin to be part of regional offshore wind group

Project Home’s Paint-a-thon: painting homes for low-income people

Clean Wisconsin: laws for environmental protections, not profits

Wisconsin Network for Peace & Justice: working to prevent gun violence

Rape Crisis Center: tailoring education programs for students, professionals

Madison Audubon: protecting sandhill cranes