Prior Results

2013

Wisconsin Network for Peace & Justice: discussions on gun violence

Arts Wisconsin: advocating for the arts in education

Just Dining Guide from Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice

2012

Working Capital for Community Needs: loans for special-needs families

Women in Transition: supporting women with severe mental illness

Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools: training students, educators, and now community center staff

Wisconsin Literacy: improving health knowledge in vulnerable populations

REAP’s locally grown snacks go to low-income students

Chrysalis: Job skills for those with mental illness

REAP matches local farmers to purchasers

Dane County TimeBank: transforming prison culture

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence: helping improve victims’ financial security

River Alliance of Wisconsin: the local effects of phosphorus

ACLU of Wisconsin Foundation: Helping combat censorship

Clean Wisconsin: How does algae affect health, and economic health?

Project Home: “Hammer with a Heart” helps family challenged by illness

Wisconsin Council on Children and Families: advocating for children

Freedom Inc: helping end domestic violence, in part by working with boys

Chrysalis: Job skills for those with mental illness

River Alliance of Wisconsin: the economic impact of lake algae

Wisconsin Women’s Network: protecting reproductive rights

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign: making it easy to see ties between campaign donations and legislators’ votes

Wisconsin Wetlands Association: explaining impact of special laws that drain wetlands

ABC for Health: Helping people who need health care coverage

Project Home: special “Hammer with a Heart” for special-needs family

REAP Food Group: providing Chef in the Classroom

Center for Media and Democracy: revealing the spin on atrazine pollution

Wis Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired: helping those when blindness occurs suddenly

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups: informing low-income seniors of public benefits

River Alliance—protecting our rivers

Legal Action of Wisconsin: protecting migrant workers’ rights—such as being paid

WORT-FM Community Radio: giving voice to the community

Center for Media & Democracy: exposing influence in government

2011

Women in Transition: offering a safe home for women with severe mental illness

Common Wealth Development: fostering community through home ownership

Wisconsin Women’s Network: working on behalf of women statewide

Wisconsin Family Ties: assisting families with children who have mental health problems

River Alliance: Protecting Our Rivers From Invasive Species

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters: engaging business owners

Disability Rights Wisconsin: Supporting the needs of our returning troops

Legal Action of Wisconsin: protecting the rights of low-income senior citizens

Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice: organizing Peace Lantern event annually

Legal Action of Wisconsin: stabilizing the lives of former inmates

Working Capital for Community Needs: providing loans for basic needs

Wis Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired: providing more services to rural areas

Housing Initiatives: offering stable homes to homeless people with mental illness

The Progressive: offering a wider audience for nonprofits’ media outreach

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters: supporting conservationists statewide

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger: setting precedents for water standards

Center for Family Policy and Practice: advocating for low-income men and their families

Fair Housing Center – Madison: educating the public on fair housing laws

Sustain Dane: helping businesses save energy, prevent CO2 pollution

Disability Rights Wisconsin: advocating for basic rights at mental institutions

Center for Media & Democracy: countering spin, receiving Most Valuable Author recognition

Sierra Club Foundation: mobilizing, educating the public about high-speed rail

2010

Dane County TimeBank: organizing a network to help those in need

Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice: assisting homeless vets

Interfaith Coalition of Worker Justice: advocating for changes affecting immigrants

Fair Wisconsin Education Fund: working toward adoption reform

Community GroundWorks: creating a very public community garden

NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin Foundation: protecting women’s reproductive health

REAP Food Group: impacting our community, our children’s health

Center for Media and Democracy: helping protect consumers

Working Capital for Community Needs: connecting us with Latin American entrepreneurs

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger: organizing national group to protect us and the environment

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign: helping enact public financing

Center for Media and Democracy: exposing financial influence in the health care debate

River Alliance of Wisconsin: protecting and restoring Wisconsin’s rivers

2009

Disability Rights Wisconsin: intervention—to help prevent other tragedies

Project Home’s Weatherization Program: helping low-income people and providing jobs

River Alliance of Wisconsin: getting kids involved in environmental protection

Wisconsin Literacy, Inc: literacy as a prelude to dental school

Wisconsin Family Ties: advocating for families with special needs

Common Wealth Development: creating jobs, giving businesses a start

OutReach: supporting the LGBT community

1000 Friends of Wisconsin: creating user-friendly neighborhoods

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign: helping ensure the state’s control of voter registration

Gathering Waters Conservancy: helping protect the places that make Wisconsin special

2008

Madison Audubon Society: supporting the next generation of environmental activists

Wisconsin Literacy: strengthening families through literacy

Legal Action of Wisconsin: advocating for the most basic of needs