Wispact Provides $168K to Wisconsin Non-Profits From its Inaugural Wispact Legacy Grant

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MADISON, WI. (November 18, 2021) — To enhance the lives of people with disabilities across Wisconsin, the Wispact Foundation will distribute $168,098 to 22 non-profit organizations this year.

The mission of the Wispact Foundation is to improve the quality of lives of persons with disabilities through partnerships with the disability services community.

Wispact Legacy Grants range from $1,830 to $10,000 and will support disabled people in Wisconsin with housing, assistive devices, transportation, education, and recreation.

Wispact Inc. is one of the largest non-profit organizations of its kind in the United States that manages pooled and community special needs trusts for people with disabilities. Wispact was created in 2003 and serves more than 4,000 beneficiaries throughout Wisconsin.

The Wispact Foundation was established in 2021 to provide a broader scope of service and create more opportunities to improve the lives of persons with disabilities across Wisconsin. The endowment fund and the Wispact Legacy Grant Program was established by Wispact Inc. and is managed by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.

The following is a comprehensive list of the inaugural Wispact Legacy Grant recipients.

Arts for All
Autism Society of Greater WI
Badger Camp
Bloom 360 Learning Community
Bridge the Gap
Cerebal Palsy Inc
Community Living Alliance
Easter Seals
Gigi’s Playhouse
Islands of Brilliance, Inc.
L.E. Phillips Career Development Center
Padres e Hijos en Accion
Special Olympics
The Ability Center
The Arc Dane County
The Arc Fond du Lac
The Arc Wisconsin
Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.
Variety-the Children’s Charity of Wisconsin
Vision Forward Association
WisconSibs, Inc.

Media enquiries: Eric DeGroot, Wispact Foundation Director, Phone: 608-268-6006 Ext. 202