Greater Milwaukee Foundation
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Greater Milwaukee Foundation accepting nominations for annual Civic Awards

Please submit your nomination by March 5.

By - Feb 28th, 2018 12:50 pm

To recognize the extraordinary contributions of individuals who have helped shape the community in positive ways, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is currently accepting nominations from the community for its 2018 Civic Awards. Please submit your nomination using the online nomination form or via e-mail by March 5.

Visit the Foundation’s nomination page for details and directions.

The William C. Frye Award honors those who through their volunteer work have made the region a better place. Frye was a prominent community leader who served as chairman of the Rex Chainbelt Company and the Foundation’s Board.

The Frank Kirkpatrick Award recognizes individuals who have brought about significant physical improvement to the community. Kirkpatrick was a prominent real estate developer and radio commentator.

The Doug Jansson Leadership Award was created in honor of the longtime Greater Milwaukee Foundation president. It recognizes local nonprofit leaders, especially those engaging underserved communities.

About the Greater Milwaukee Foundation
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation is the region’s largest community foundation and was among the first established in the world. For more than a century, the Foundation has inspired philanthropy by connecting generous people to community needs that align with their interests. The Foundation was founded on the premise that generosity can unlock an individual’s potential and strengthen the community as a whole for everyone who lives here. We work in partnership with those who are committed to ensuring greater Milwaukee is a vibrant, economically thriving region that comprises welcoming and inclusive communities providing opportunity, prosperity and a high quality of life for all.

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