(Dodge County) Several area non-profits are benefiting from a recent Alliant Energy Foundation grant. The grant is geared towards helping support local families, education, and environmental initiatives that help residents in areas serviced by Alliant Energy. This year the foundation awarded 145 grants totaling over $329 thousand dollars, with more than $33 thousand going to non-profits in and around Dodge county.
In Beaver Dam, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Council of Dodge County received $1000 for use in the Dodge County food pantry. The FFA of Randolph received $1200 to help expand service to area food banks. While the Cities of Fox Lake and Juneau Each received $1000 that they plan to utilize for city park revitalization and new playground equipment.
Executive Director of the Alliant Energy Foundation Julie Bauer says recipients represent so many wonderful groups who work to make life better in our state. She says the investments support their crucial activities that make a difference for families, education, and the environment in the area. A list of area non-profits benefitting from the grant will accompany this story on DailyDodge.com.
|Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac, Inc.||$5,000||Lego Nights (12 month program)||Fond du Lac|
|Marian University, Inc.||$4,000||Working families program||Fond du Lac|
|Friends of Camp Anokijig, Inc.||$3,000||Outdoor and environmental education program||Plymouth|
|Boys & Girls Club of Fond du Lac||$2,500||Project Learn||Fond du Lac|
|Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fond du Lac County||$2,000||One-to-one mentoring||Fond du Lac|
|Family Resource Center of Fond du Lac County, Inc.||$2,000||Pregnancy and parenting support program||Fond du Lac|
|Family Resource Centers of Sheboygan County, Inc.||$2,000||Parents as Teachers / Literacy Council Direct Service||Plymouth|
|Ripon Public Library||$2,000||Community & College Reads for Sustainability: Supporting Our Pollinators||Ripon|
|Solutions Center Shelter and Support Services, Inc.||$2,000||Shelter for families||Fond du Lac|
|Habitat for Humanity of Fond du Lac County||$1,500||Family services||Fond du Lac|
|Sheboygan County Interfaith Organization||$1,500||Bridgeway children’s programming||Sheboygan|
|Future Farmers of America – Randolph||$1,200||Expanded service to area food banks||Randolph|
|City of Fox Lake||$1,000||Crocker Street Park renewal||Fox Lake|
|City of Juneau||$1,000||Playground equipment 2018||Juneau|
|Fond du Lac Adult Literacy Services, Inc.||$1,000||Literacy Can’t Wait!||Fond du Lac|
|Society of St. Vincent de Paul Council of Dodge County||$1,000||Dodge County Food Pantry||Beaver Dam|
|Marion Day Care, Inc.||$750||Marion Day Care, Inc.||Marion|
|Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance||$500||2019 Fox-Wolf Watershed cleanup||Appleton|