2023 Unrestricted Funds Grant Awards

The Kenosha Community Foundation awarded grants totaling over $56,000 to 18 nonprofit organizations conducting programming in Kenosha County.   

The awards ranged between $1,000-$4,500 and derived from an investment pool reserved for unrestricted grantmaking.  Successful proposals ranged from responsive educational, arts, and nature-based programming to building repairs.   

From the Community Foundation’s pool of unrestricted endowment funds, 18 grants were awarded to:  

RootPike WIN to implement Lincoln Park Lagoon buffer restoration.

Shalom Center for their Shalom-to-Home Kit project.

Kenosha Achievement Center to support their Special Education and Therapeutic Coaching services.

Shepherds College to expand occupational experiences in Kenosha County.

Kenosha County Food Bank for the 2023 KCFB Pantry Network Holiday Meal Box program.

Kenosha Aging and Family Services for their KAFASI Senior Nutrition programs. 

American Legion, Paul Herrick Post 21 to purchase and install the Lift for the Legion chair lift.

United Way of Kenosha County to support their Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Kenosha Public Museum to support National Geographic’s ‘Planet or Plastic?’ exhibition.

The Sharing Center for their Sweet Home Wisconsin program.

Grace Welcome Center to support Coordinated Entry for their clients.

Kenosha YMCA to support Super All Stars Adaptive Sports programs.

Womens & Children’s Horizons to support a group project for underserved populations.

BeLEAF Survivors for their Stop Child Abuse & Neglect (SCAN Kenosha) program.

Kenosha Literacy Council to support their Community Connections program.

Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha to support AM Adventure.

Kenosha Creative Space to replace their heating system.

Open Wings to support The Makerspace Project.