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Our 2019 funding recipients

The Foundation was able to distribute a total of $17,284 in funding in 2019, our first year offering these grants.

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$

1,175

Anderson Park Friends

Rear-tine rototiller to assist volunteers with the pantry garden that will also assist with other volunteer activities related to demonstration plots, and restoration.

$

1,482

Friends of Cam-Rock Park

Equipment for volunteers doing invasive species removal.

$

1,706

Friends of Capital Springs Recreation Area

Tools, material, and educational markers and print materials for prairie restoration for prairie classroom.

$

1,995

Friends of Festge Park

Purchase of equipment to assist volunteers with the restoration of Festge Park.

$

1,871

Friends of Pheasant Branch Conservancy

$1,000 towards the Make a Memory educational programs for senior adults and $871 for the purchase of plants for the Prairie Plant Propagation Garden planted by volunteers and used for educational programs.

$

1,275

Friends of Schumacher Farm Park

Marcella’s Bedroom renovation in the farmhouse museum.

$

2,000

Friends of Silverwood Park

Interpretive signage fabrication for the agroforestry demonstration areas.

$

1,330

Friends of Stewart Park

Domain name, maps, brochures, and speaker to enhance outdoor learning and community involvement.

$

1,500

Prairie Moraine Friends

Creation of content for a restored and moved informational/educational kiosk. The restoration and move of the kiosk will be done by Parks staff with parks funding, and this grant will be used to create content informed by a volunteer kiosk manager who will refresh content a minimum of four times a year.

$

950

Southern Wisconsin Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Oak trees to be planted by volunteers on stream easements to create awareness of how providing shade trees protect coldwater resources.

$

2,000

Upper Sugar River Watershed Association

Creation of the Outdoor Learning Series -- 12 educational events -- in Southwest Dane County.

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Based on the success of our first round of grants, the board has announced a second round. Applications were due October 31, 2020.

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