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|
|Bloom 360 Learning Community|
|Bridge the Gap|
|Cerebal Palsy Inc|
|Community Living Alliance|
|Islands of Brilliance, Inc.|
|L.E. Phillips Career Development Center|
|Padres e Hijos en Accion|
|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|
Media enquiries: Eric DeGroot, Wispact Foundation Director, Phone: 608-268-6006 Ext. 202