Freedom House Ministries
Freedom House Ministries will use this grant award to secure necessary basic needs supplies and to cover the increase in operational costs associated with a need for agency staff to work additional hours to meet current client needs.
This grant award will assist Transformation House with continuing to provide programming, case management and a safe environment for homeless community members at both their women’s and men’s facilities. Additionally, this funding will support the purchase of masks, hygiene and sanitizing products that will help to keep the facilities safe.
Green Bay Area Catholic Education (GRACE)
Green Bay Area Catholic Education will use funding to procure weekly professional services for disinfecting 10 GRACE school facility buildings in order to mitigate spread of COVID 19 during school sessions and activities as well as protect our students and staff.
Center for Veterans Issues
Grant funding will purchase personal protective equipment and deep cleaning services at The Major General Jacob Brown Veterans Manor in Green Bay and additional staffing related to the ongoing pandemic.
Green Bay Community Church
Green Bay Community Church will use this grant award to assist community members with food, health & hygiene items, utilities, housing assistance and transportation assistance.
The grant award will fund diapers and other critical supplies for distribution to those in need through nonprofit agencies in Brown County.
Neville Public Museum Foundation
The Neville will continue to provide access to the museum, both on site and virtually, in a safe and effective manner through virtual programming, free nights and programs for low-income residents and a dinner series for the aging population.
Funding will cover the costs of shelter, food and the life skill classes, counseling, job search assistance, special seminars, financial guidance and links to churches and social services that Transformation House residents receive.
New Beginnings will use funding for staffing costs, rent and the purchase safety equipment needed for the Oconto Falls resale store in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, funding will also be used to provide vouchers (hotel, gas and clothing) to homeless community members.
New Community Shelter
This grant award will fund additional cleaning supplies, food and kitchen supplies, which will allow the shelter to provide emergency shelter and supportive services to individuals experiencing homelessness.
COMSA will use this grant award to provide rental and energy assistance supports to meet increased community need due to COVID 19. The organization continues its mission of filling the existing service gap for refugee and immigrant communities in Northeast Wisconsin.
St. John the Evangelist Homeless Shelter
This grant will provide motel vouchers, meals and hygiene supplies to some of the community’s most vulnerable members.
Bread by the Bay
Funds will support the volunteer-led Oconto County organization’s food delivery and drive-up distribution program.
This grant award will fund personal protective equipment for staff and clients that will allow the organization to continue to serve the high-risk client population, particularly as staff are supporting basic needs.
House of Hope
Grant dollars will provide technology that allows for virtual program offerings for clients in safely distanced group settings.
The LakesCommunity Health Center
These funds will support the federally qualified community health center so it can continue to offer emergency dental services to residents in Oconto County.
Brown County Oral Health Partnership
This grant award will enable Brown County Oral Health Partnership to purchase personal protective equipment and other supplies needed to carry out safe delivery of dental care services to children in need. This award will also fund safety materials to be printed in multiple languages for clients, training materials for staff and air quality testing for clinic locations.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Brown County
CASA is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization that provides a voice for abused and neglected children who are under the legal protection of the court system. Grant dollars will be used to prepare for the transition from Safer at Home.
Literacy Green Bay
This grant award will assist Literacy Green Bay with the technology needed to provide virtual delivery of services helping adults and families acquire the reading, writing, math, English, computer and workforce skills needed to function effectively as workers and community members.
Wings of Eagles Ministries
The rural daycare provider will use this grant award to purchase nutritional food needed for the children in its care.
Girls Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes
This award will support work with at-risk girls during the ongoing pandemic, with new programming that creates resources council members can bring to the girls’ homes while it is not yet safe for the girls to meet in person.
This grant award will allow Innovative Services to purchase personal protective equipment, as well as technology for telehealth work, allowing staff to continue to stay connected in providing youth services and mental health support to clients.
Lakeshore Community Pantry
This grant will serve the residents of Kewaunee County by providing food, clothing, and household goods to those in greatest need.
We All Rise African American Resource Center
Funds will cover expenses related to getting clients into more permanent housing, covering shelter program costs and needs, and to provide general food and hygiene items and other basic needs.
ALS Association (Wisconsin Chapter)
Grant funding will help meet the needs of people living with ALS in northeast Wisconsin by funding technology that will enable ALS patients to stay connected with caregivers and others they may need to communicate with for their continued well-being.
This grant award will enable Curative Connections to purchase personal protective equipment and technology that will assist the organization with continuing to deliver their services to older adults and members of the community dealing with memory loss.
Foundations Health & Wholeness
Grant funding will support ongoing mental health counseling services, including providing video therapy during the ongoing pandemic.
In order to continue to serve community members in Oconto County, Kingdom Come will purchase additional food, hygiene items and personal protective equipment to meet the increased demand at the weekly food pantry.
Luxemburg-Casco School District
The district will use this grant award to support students and families through its weekend backpack program, with nutritious foods and hygiene items to be distributed directly to those in need.
The Gathering Place
This grant will fund weekly virtual support and educational groups for those they serve and the greater community, including the purchase of technology to conduct the group sessions.
Violence Intervention Project
This grant award will support this organization in its ability to provide free and confidential services to individuals and families in Kewaunee County impacted by various forms of abuse. Funds will be used to secure technology upgrades and offset additional helpline expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grant funds will be used to purchase food and supplies for the Weekend Food Pack Alliance to support families of members of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Green Bay. The collaborative weekend food program works to reduce food insecurity for local youth.
Bridge the Gap
This grant award will enable Bridge the Gap to continue its mission of providing a safe and non-judgmental environment for those with Autism and all special abilities in Brown and Oconto counties. The organization provides 24/7 crisis call coverage, resource and referrals, virtual Individualized Education Plan assistance, and daily living skills, social skills, programming and virtual activities.
We All Rise: African American Resource Center
Grant funds will continue to support community members facing homelessness during this time and fund the purchase of essential basic needs items and transportation resources to ensure clients can maintain employment.
This grant award will fund personal protective equipment needed to keep frontline healthcare workers, patients and family members safe. Grant funds will also purchase technologies to implement telehealth services that allow safe contact with patients and families and those in need of grief support.
Ashwaubenon School District
The Ashwaubenon School District will use this grant to purchase food, gas cards and other types of gift cards to distribute to families so that they can meet their basic needs.
Encompass Early Education & Care
This grant award will give Encompass Early Education & Care the ability to financially support early education and childcare costs for essential workers as they continue to keep our community operating. Additionally, funds will be used to assist lower-income families with securing basic needs items like food and clothing.
Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin
Grant dollars will be used to support technology improvements that will enable Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin to serve clients in the new virtual landscape. Technology secured with this grant will allow for virtual counseling sessions and home visits to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Greater Green Bay YMCA
Grant funding will cover the expense of providing shower facilities to clients from a local downtown nonprofit organization. In addition, funding will be used to subsidize childcare for essential workers that need financial assistance.
This grant award will enable Lakeshore CAP to continue to provide case management and direct rental assistance, through their Supportive Housing Program, to eligible households who are unable to pay their rent due to COVID-19.
School District of West De Pere
The School District of West De Pere will use grant funding to purchase non-perishable food items for its’ weekend food bags that are provided to students and families. Additionally, this grant award will be utilized to purchase gas and gift cards to support families who need assistance with meeting their basic needs.
The Salvation Army
Funds will be used to build an inventory of food, packaging materials, cleaning and safety supplies for quarantined community members that are working with the Brown County Emergency response team.
Community Services Agency (COMSA)
COMSA will use this grant to assist Somali refugees and other immigrant communities with emergency housing support, food and cleaning supplies and additional case management services.
Door County Memorial Hospital Ministry Health Care
This grant award will support operation of one of the key meal program sites in Kewaunee County through the Door County Meals Cooperative, which is serving nearly 1,000 meals a week.
Grant dollars will supply technology needed to continue working with victims of domestic violence confidentially and with proper supports.
Green Bay Area Catholic Education
Funding will be used to support the ongoing food program for families, to purchase safety products and other supplies and to provide safe cleaning services.
This grant award will enable Jake’s Diapers to provide diapers to community members in need of the resource through organizations serving those families.
Kewaunee School District
Funds will purchase portable hotspots for students to utilize while learning from home. This access will provide students with equitable opportunities to continue learning and to interact daily with their teachers.
Literacy Partners of Kewaunee County
Literacy Partners of Kewaunee will use this grant to develop an online tutoring program along with the technical support required to implement this new method of service delivery.
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Educational Foundation
Funds will be used to support students with unforeseen financial emergencies through an on-campus food pantry; a limited assistance program that covers short-term costs of food, rent, utilities, vehicle repairs, medical and other expenses; and a Childcare Assistance Fund to support students in paying for quality care.
Options for Independent Living
This grant will assist clients with disabilities with meeting basic needs related to remaining in their homes safely, rental and mortgage assistance, utilities payments and the securing of food.
Casa ALBA Melanie, Hispanic Community Resource Center
Casa ALBA will use this grant award to help clients with issues related to rental assistance, transportation and childcare.
Family & Childcare Resources of Northeastern Wisconsin
Grant dollars will be used to purchase food, cleaning supplies, toiletries and other items that are immediately needed by childcare providers in Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto counties.
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
This grant award will provide food supplies to member pantries in Kewaunee and Oconto counties.
Howard-Suamico School District
This grant award will support the immediate household needs of the families in the district, including gas vouchers and additional food and personal care items.
Jackie Nitschke Center
This grant award will allow the Jackie Nitschke Center to continue to provide services to clients in need through additional technology.
New Beginnings will assist their foster program participants with securing safe and reliable childcare, so employed individuals in the households are able to continue working. Funding will also be used to provide rental assistance, food, and school supplies to families in need in Oconto County.
ASPIRO creates opportunities for people with disabilities to reach goals, connect with the community, and achieve independence. This grant award will provide emergency support to clients along with wage support for clients who are in contracted work.
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Green Bay
The Boys & Girls Club supports youth in achieving academic success, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle. This grant award will provide direct basic needs assistance to Club members and their families with health and hygiene supplies, educational materials and enrichment activities.
De Pere Unified School District
The Unified School District of De Pere will use funds to purchase nonperishable foods for weekend meal bags to be distributed to the families in greatest need.
Freedom House Ministries
Freedom House Ministries provides shelter, food, clothing, household goods and case management for families struggling with homelessness. This grant award will fund food and supplies needed to continue meeting clients’ basic needs.
Green Bay First Food Pantry
Green Bay First Food Pantry is serving the community through First Assembly of God Church. This award will enable the pantry to expand services from twice monthly to daily for those increasingly facing food insecurity.
Kewaunee Food Pantry
The pantry has seen increased usage while having to cancel donation events. Funds will purchase food to meet the growing demand and restock the pantry.
Love Life Ministry
Love Life Ministry provides ecumenical support to infants and new families and will use grant funds to provide clients with diapers, formula, new infant clothing, bottles and other basic necessities that young children need on an ongoing basis.
Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Denmark
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church hosts a pop-up pantry in Denmark that serves the rural area’s families for a small fee. With increased usage and greater need, this grant will provide food at no cost to families.
Paul’s Pantry is a volunteer-based pantry. Grant funds will be used to purchase non-perishable food items for distribution directly to individuals and families in the community facing increased need.
Resurrection Lutheran Church food pantry
Resurrection Lutheran Church’s food pantry serves Brown County families each month thanks to donations from four partner churches and additional supplies. With churches closed and pantry usage on the rise, this grant funding will supply the pantry now supporting clients with parking lot service.
St. Vincent de Paul
St. Vincent de Paul is a network serving people in need through relationships and support. Funds will provide rent, transportation and utility assistance to community clients.
Vivent Health supports people affected by HIV. Grant funds will be used to support the organization’s food and medication delivery assistance programs, as well as its housing assistance efforts.
We All Rise: African American Resource Center
We All Rise supports the African American community. This grant award will allow this organization to support clients with food, hotel vouchers, rental assistance and other basic necessities.