Community Grants

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Attic Angel Association awards community grants to nonprofit community organizations each year as part of its mission to assist seniors and children. A compelling community need is identified each spring by the Association board of directors as the focus for the coming year’s awards.

The annual focus for April 2018 through March 2019 is:


All Dane County nonprofits may apply for an Attic Angel Community grant if the program meets needs that fall under the annual focus. Proposals may be submitted April 15 through October 1 each year and, this year, must be delivered in person or postmarked by October 1.

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2017-18 Grants Awarded

Attic Angel congratulates the five nonprofit organizations that received community grants with programs meeting the needs of the 2017-18 annual focus: "To provide mental health services for middle and high school youth.”

  1. UNITED WAY OF DANE COUNTY - Cognitive Behavior Interventions for Trauma in Schools - $25,000

  2. VERA COURT NEIGHBORHOOD - Vera Vision 2020 - $15,000

  3. FAMILY SERVICE MADISON - Next Steps Program - $20,000

  4. THE ROAD HOME DANE COUNTY - Bright Future Child & Family In-Home Counseling Program - $20,000

  5. NAMI DANE COUNTY - Raise Your Voice Youth Initiative - $16,250

In March, Attic Angel was pleased to be able to further fund one grant and to fund 7 more grant proposals in this 2017-18 fiscal year:

  1. NAMI DANE COUNTY  was further funded for their Raise Your Voice Initiative - $17,750

  2. CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF MADISON - School Based Suicide Prevention Program - $12,926

  3. ORION FAMILY SERVICES - Purchase of materials for the Therapeutic Resource Library - $4,000

  4. CANOPY CENTER, INC. - Transportation needs of middle- and high school students for Oasis Sexual Abuse Treatment Program - $12,000

  5. HORIZON HIGH SCHOOL - Life Skills Training Project- $10,000

  6. BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF DANE COUNTY - Youth Mindfulness Program - $9,606

  7. FRIENDS OF THE ODYSSEY PROJECT, INC - Odyssey Adventurers Program - $12,560

  8. AGRACE HOSPICE CARE - Employee and program expenses for their Grief Support Center - $25,000

Attic Angel thanks all of these fine nonprofit organizations for their efforts to help the youth in our community.

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