The Capital Times Kids Fund Grant Proposals Funded 2017

Child and Family Development Committee

Access Community Health Centers - $2,000 for a quilt project at the east side clinic involving Hawthorne School students.

Bridge Lake Point Community Center - $3,000 in support of its bilingual early childhood school preparation program.

Center for Families - $3,000 toward a six-week parenting support group incorporating child support time.

Boys and Girls Club - $1,200 to augment its existing academic programs, STEM for Kids of Color.

Elver Park Neighborhood Center - $1,000 to support a summer field trip program for elementary age children.

Kennedy Heights Community Center - $3,000 to help the center expand its after-school academic programs.

Lussier Community Education Center - $3,000 toward after school programs for elementary students from low-income families.

Madison Audubon Society - $2,000 for nature programs involving fourth and fifth graders at Lincoln Elementary School.

Madison Public Library - $2,000 for family fun nights at the Goodman South Madison library branch.

Madison Reading Project - $2,000 to support project aimed at providing multi-cultural books to community literacy programs.

Madison Urban Ministry - $3,000 for mentoring family and reading connections between children and incarcerated parents.

Millennium Soccer Club - $3,000 to support 12 weeks of soccer programming at Leopold School.

The Road Home - $3,000 toward summer activities for children at its shelter and in its housing programs.

Sunshine Place - $ $1,000 to help provide basic school supplies to children from low-income families in Sun Prairie.

Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center - $3,000 for a children's summer program of golf and swim lessons for needy children.

Today Not Tomorrow - $3,000 to help supply care essentials to expectant women and mothers with new-born children.

Women in Focus - $3,000 for organization's monthly family literacy program at YWCA's homeless shelter.

Development Disabilities Committee

Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin - $2,200 to support social group involving more than 300 families with autistic children.

Easter Seals Wisconsin - $4,000 to help handicapped children attend camp who would otherwise not be able to do so.

Epilepsy Foundation Heart of Wisconsin - $2,500 to support a day for siblings of children with disabilities to have a day of their own.

Gigi's Playhouse - $2,200 in support of a literacy program for children with Down's Syndrome.

Heartland Farm Sanctuary - $2,000 to support program that connects children with disabilities with orphaned farm animals.

Jewish Federation's Camp Shalom - $4,000 to provide scholarships for disabled children who could otherwise not afford to attend.

Living Our Vision - $2,500 to help families with disabled children transfer to a new family care program.

Lussier Community Education Center - $2,000 toward program that teaches young adults with disabilities skills to enter workforce.

Madison Ice Inc. - $2,500 for programming that involves disabled children in skating and hockey.

Monroe Street Arts Center - $2,500 to help support center's program to involve children with disabilities in a free arts program.

Three Gaits Inc. - $3,000 to help more children take part in therapeutic riding program offered by the nonprofit.

United Cerebral Palsy of Dane County - $4,000 to help provide for teens with cerebral palsy to be involved in social settings.

VSA Wisconsin - $2,600 to help support arts programs in Madison, Sun Prairie and Oregon for children and teens with disabilities.

Wisconsin Badger Camp - $4,000 to help subsidize camperships for children with disabilities.

Youth Development Committee

Bayview Foundation - $2,000 toward program that involves 50 young people in a nutritional and culinary program.

Boys and Girls Club - $1,000 toward the club's summer literacy program serving 180 economically disadvantaged children.

Briarpatch Youth Service - $1,500 to help support its Madison Street Team program to provide a first job to several young people.

Carter Woodson Foundation - $1,000 for its talent hunt program allowing under-served youth to compete for scholarships.

Centro Hispano of Dane County - $2,500 toward program to acquaint 30 high schoolers with the benefit of going to college.

Children's Theater of Madison - $1,000 for program to expose young people to the medium of playwriting.

East Madison Community Center - $2,500 toward center's physical and nutritional programs for young people.

First Tee of South Central Wis. - $2,000 toward scholarships for deserving youth to participate in its life skills program.

Girl Scouts Badgerland Council - $2,000 toward its CampHERO camping experience for girls.

Horizon High School - $1,500 to help low-income students attend summer school.

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin - $1,500 toward efforts to teach young people financial and work-related skills.

KOJO Productions - $1,000 to support a summer program that exposes children to career opportunities.

Lussier Community Education Center - $1,500 for its "Teen Build-up" program to give access to low-income teens to academic services.

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art - $1,500 toward program that targets up to 200 low-income young people.

McFarland Youth Center - $1,000 to support its cooking club that exposes young people to cooking and nutrition.

Neighborhood House Community Center - $2,000 toward its collegiate mentoring program linking area children with college students.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin - $3,000 toward program that teaches up to 750 youth with advice on how to make smart choices.

Simpson Street Free Press - $2,500 toward the program's Sennett Middle School bilingual project.

Tri4 Schools - $2,000 for its eight-week after-school program aimed at teaching young people healthy habits.

Vera Court Neighborhood Center - $1,500 toward its girl neighborhood power program involving 25 middle school girls.

Wheels for Winners - $2,000 to help with program that supplies 150-200 bikes to deserving kids.

YMCA of Dane County - $1,500 in support of its summer outreach program for young people in the Bayview area.

YWCA Madison - $2,000 toward the Y's restorative justice program to give kids a second chance.

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