Our Grants

madison-grants-for-kidsTo date, we have helped hundreds of local kids in the Madison, WI area through individual grants and gifts.

We can’t give what we don’t have. Donate today and feel good that your money is supporting your local kids and children… and don’t forget to smile!

2018

Frank Allis School – Upright Stander for disabled, submitted 12/31/18
Granted $1,025.00

Madison Elite Track- Scholarships for participation, Submitted 12/30/18
Granted $1,000.00

Lincoln Elementary –5th grade fields trip, Submitted 12/23/18
Granted $600.00

Mount Horeb Middle –  Funds to replace damaged violin, Submitted 12/21/18
Granted $340.00

Individual Grant – Soccer equipment & fees, Submitted 12/21/18
Granted $150.00

Canopy Center –   Center Art supplies, Submitted 12/19/18
Granted $ 1,000.00

Individual Grant – YMCA pass for at risk youth, Submitted 12/19/18
Granted $408.00

Cherokee Middle School –Playground tire swing, Submitted 11/26/18
Granted $1,000.00

The First Tee – Winter program scholarships, Submitted 11/26/18
Granted $1,000.00

Mad City Ski Team – Learn to ski for low income Kids, Submitted 11/20/18
Granted $500.00

Sandburg School PTO –  Accessible playground equipment, Submitted 11/18/18
Granted $1,000.00

Sankofa Youth Center – Healthy snacks for kids, Submitted 11/16/18
Granted $1,000.00

Reach a Child –  Books in Spanish, Submitted 11/11/18
Granted $1,000.00

Olson Elementary School- Healthy snacks for kids, submitted 11/6/18
Granted $300.00

East High Basketball – Scholarships for kids, Submitted 11/1/18
Granted $1,000.00

Mount Horeb School District M4K BIG GIVE, December 2018
Awarded $2,500.00

Wisconsin Heights School District M4K BIG GIVE, December 2018
Awarded $2,500.00

Belleville School District M4K BIG GIVE, December 2018
Awarded $2,500.00

Foundation for Madison Public Schools M4K BIG GIVE December 2018
Awarded $2,500.00

Sugar Creek Elementary  Jerseys for 5th grade BB Team, Submitted 10/15/18
Granted $540.00

Neighborhood  House Funds for healthy snacks Submitted 10/15/18
Granted $900.00

Aldo Leopold Nature Center – Nature nuts program, Submitted 9-28-18
Granted $1,000.00

Country View Elementary – Mindfulness kits, Submitted 9-23-18
Granted $1,000.00

Individual grants – Two boys to participate in NESBY,Submitted 7-25-18
Granted $414.00

Easter Seals – 2 camperships to attend Camp Wawbeek  Submitted 7-18/18
Granted $871.00

Three Gaits Inc.– Helmets and first aid kits, Submitted 6-29-18
Granted $700.00

Individual Grant – Student fees to attend National Spanish Spelling Bee, Submitted 5/31/18
Granted $1,000.00

Stuff the Bus – Sun Prairie Back to school backpack program, Submitted 5/24/18
Granted $1,000.00

FLYY –  skill development supplies for  at risk teen programming, Submitted 5/24/17
Granted  1,000.00

Camperships – Two brothers to attend Camp Brigham, Cave of the Mounds, Submitted 5/16/18
Granted $690.00

Individual Grant – Basketball scholarship at NESYB for at risk youth, Submitted 5/10/18
Granted $350.00

Girls Rock Camp – Scholarships for two girls to attend Madison camp, Submitted 5/1/18
Granted $900.00

MOM Pantry – Middleton Back to school back pack program, Submitted 4/18/18
Granted $1,000.00

Sandburg Elementary – Kidfit Moonwalker for Kinesthetic learning lab, Submitted 4/20/18
Granted $1,000.00

MMSD (Midvale)- Funds for a multi-school outdoor summit, Submitted 4/17/17
Granted $241.50

Madtown BMX – Funds for a new starting gate, Submitted 4/12/18
Granted $1,000.00

Memorial HS Band Boosters – Scholarships for summer music clinics, Submitted 4/10/18
Granted $1,000.00

4th Grade at Lincoln – replace classroom damaged books and games, Submitted 3/22/18
Granted $1,000.00

Individual Grant – Student needing help with Driver’s Education fees, Submitted 3/21/18
Granted $250.00

Individual Grant – Advanced violin lessons, Submitted 3/18/18
Granted $425.00

Hawthorne Elementary –New bed for nurse’s office, kids needing rest, Submitted 3/19/18
Granted $500.00

McFarland Recreation – Funds for Bike Wisconsin program for middle and high school, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $350.00

Wisconsin Youth Co. – Theresa Terrace center –Funds for summer camps and trips, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $1,000.00

Lincoln Elementary – Funding for a 4-K garden project and garden education, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $999.00

Royal Oaks Elementary Sun Prairie – STEM materials for 100 kids, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $984.73

Elver Park Neighborhood center – funding for summer education field trips, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $1,000.00

Building Bridges DeForest –  Funding for two boys to attend camp Smoky Hollow, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $840.00

Black Earth Elementary – Teacher seeking funds for Mindfulness training kits, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $1,000.00

Cambridge 4-H – Fill backpacks for foster kids for back to school, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $1,000.00

Lindberg Elementary – Summer reading and crafts program, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $539.40

Individual Grant – Ballet supplies, for advanced Ballerina, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $785.00

Lincoln Elementary School – 10 soprano ukuleles for Ukulele Project, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $500.00

Hawthorne Elementary – New durable bed for nurse’s office, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $500.00

Individual Grant for advanced softball  – girl to attend clinic & entry fees, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $200.00

Hero’s Journey Horse Camp Girl attending holistic confidence building horse camp, Submitted 2/28/18
Granted $395.00

2017

WYSO Music Makers – Healthy lunch and snack food for students attending week-long camp, Submitted 11/30/17
Granted $1,000.00 

Sugar Creek 4th Grade 2-Way Immersion – MacKenzie Center visit for maple syrup making class, Submitted 11/30/17
Granted $420.00

Sugar Creek Wildcat Walkers – Wristbands for voluntary walking program, Submitted 1/28/17
Granted $350.00

Black Hawk Middle School Special Education – Adult-sized tricycle for special needs kids, Submitted 11/26/17
Granted $400.00

First Tee of South Central Wisconsin – Subsidize funding for Tier 3 Program for financial need High School Players, Submitted 11/21/17
Granted $1,000.00

Bailee Patt – Dance Lessons, Submitted 11/19/17
Granted $900.00

Gigi’s Playhouse – Adaptive Play Equipment, Submitted 11/17/17
Granted $1,000

Hawthorne Elementary School – Stand-up desks for teachers, Submitted 10/19/17
Granted $608.00

Individual Grant – Ice time for Junior Olympian, Submitted 8/31/17
Granted $1,000.00

Individual Grant – Entry fees FC soccer club, Submitted 8/31/17
Granted $100.00

MSCR Lions – Soccer Jerseys, Submitted 9/27/17
Granted $242.00

Individual Grant – Laptop for special needs child, Submitted 8/31/17
Granted $500.00

Prairie Elementary Waunakee – Mindfulness training kit, Submitted 8/31/17
Granted $700.00

Individual Grant – Tutor for special needs child, Submitted 8/31/17
Granted $1,000.00

Cambridge NHS – Winter clothing for kids in need, Submitted 8/30/17
Granted $1,000.00

Tri 4 Schools – 40 Mud run scholarships, Submitted 8/30/17
Granted $1,000.00

Gio’s Garden – Sun Prairie Satellite program, Submitted 8/29/17
Granted $360.00

Eastside Youth LaCrosse – Uniforms, Scholarships, Submitted 8/28/17
Granted $1,000.00

Blackhawk Nordic Ski – Skis & Poles to loan to kids, Submitted 8/23/17
Granted $1,000.00

West High Green club – Solar Panels, Submitted 8/14/17
Granted $1,000.00

Prepartnership – Pantry supplies for under-served youth, Submitted 8/8/17
Granted $1,000.00

Aldo Leopold – Nature programs for kids, Submitted 8/7/17
Granted $1,000.00

Performing Ourselves – Dance costuming, Submitted 8/4/17
Granted $1,000.00

Black Earth Children’s Museum – Science Lab, submitted 7/17/17
Granted $1,000.00

Olson Elementary – Backpacks for kids, Submitted 7/12/17
Granted $200.00

Children’s Dyslexia Center – Reading for success, Submitted 7/2/17,
Granted $1,000.00

Individual Grant – Dance lessons, and costumes, Submitted 6/29/17
Granted $1,000.00

Individual grants – Two boys to participate in NESBY, Submitted 7-25-18
Granted $414.00

Three Gaits Inc.– Helmets and first aid kits, Submitted 6-29-18
Granted $700.00

MOM Pantry – Backpacks and supplies, back to school, Submitted 4/24/17
Granted $1,000.00

Individual Grant – Compression clothing for 2-year old with special needs, Submitted 5/31/17
Granted $273.00

Sandburg Elementary – Kinesthetic Learning- Smart cycles & Power bands, Submitted 4/30/17
Granted $962.00

Camp Wawbeek Easter Seals – Camperships for two children, Submitted 4-30-17
Granted $796.00

Future CEO’s –Program scholarships for at risk youth Submitted 3/24/17
Granted $1,000.00

Individual grants – 2 girls to Elite Basketball camp,Submitted 5/1/17
Granted $1,000.00

Franklin Elementary School – Adaptive swing for playground, Submitted 5/31/17
Granted $725.00

East High School food for thought – Shelf stable snacks, Submitted 5/14/17
Granted $1,000.00

FLYY – Life skills program scholarships for at risk youth, Submitted 5/26/17
Granted $1,000.00

Dane Co. Fair 4-H horse & Pony – Show guidelines rules, ribbons and trophies, Submitted 5-1 26-17
Granted $900.00

Cambridge Farm to Table – Severson learning center- plants, Submitted 5/27/17
Granted $1,000.00

YMCA of Dane County – Water Safety Program, Submitted 5/31/17
Granted $1,000.00

Individual Grant – Advanced voice lessons at Interlochen, Submitted 5/27/17
Granted $1,000.00

Oregon Youth Center – Field trip to outdoor pool, Submitted 5/17/17
Granted $212.50

Individual Grant – Camp Fee for Autistic child, Camp AweSum, Submitted 2/28/17
Granted full fee- $1,343.00

Logan’s Heart & Smiles – Home modifications for special needs kids- Submitted 2/27/17
Granted $1,000.00

Black Hawk Middle School – Books, Language arts class Submitted -2/28/17
Granted $1000.00

Sugar Creek Elementary –Get out and Hike, bus to Ice Age trail – Submitted 2/28/17
Granted $78.00

Three Gaits, Inc. – Adaptive riding equipment and Helmets – Submitted 2/27/17
Granted $1,000.00

Toki Marathon –  Scholarships for kids participation – Submitted 2/27/17
Granted $1,000.00

Individual Grant – Housing and accessories, advanced Ballet camp 2/27/17
Granted $1,000.00

The Wagon Drive –Run by kids, supplies & food for kids in need Submitted 2/27/17
Granted $1,000.00

Millennium Soccer Club – Uniforms for all kids. Submitted 2/25/17
Granted $1,000.00

CTM –Summer program tuition assistance – Submitted 2/23/17
Granted $1,000.00

Lincoln Elementary, KLM group – Old world WI trip –submitted 2/23/17
Granted $1,000.00

Theresa Terrace Center –  Summer learning Field trips – Submitted 2/19/17
Granted $1,000.00

Cambridge 4-H –  Backpacks & care products for kids in foster care-Submitted 2/18/17
Granted $1,000.00

Sunshine Place Stuff the Bus –School supplies for kids in need- Submitted 2/3/17
Granted $1,000.00

Madison Starlings Volleyball – Uniforms girls Volleyball club- Submitted 2/1/17
Granted $954.00

Madison East Side Sharks – Uniforms and sports equipment –Submitted 1/18/17
Granted $1,000.00

McFarland Bicycling WI – Summer bike trip – Submitted 1/9/17
Granted $300.00

Individual Grant – Softball instruction and tournament fees. Submitted 2/3/17
Granted $800.00

Memorial HS Band – Band equipment, field trip scholarships. Submitted 12/9/16
Granted $1,000

MadTown Furries – Uniforms, equipment, scholarships. Submitted 1/4/17
Granted $500.00

Individual Grant – Private Cello lessons for gifted student in need. Submitted 11/29/16
Granted $1,000

The First Tee – Lessons for High school golfers in need. Submitted 11/29/16
Granted: $1,000

Individual Grant – for 8th grade student in need for school trip, Submitted 11/28/16
Granted: $1,000

West High Girls Cross Country –shelter tent for meets, submitted 11/28/16
donated a 10 x 20 tent

Olson Elementary School – Healthy snacks, Submited 11/9/16
Granted: $700.

East Madison Kiwanis iPads, Autistic children- submitted 10-26-16
Granted: $1,000

Food For thought Initiative – establish a food pantry at Sandburg elementary submitted 9-8-16
Granted: $1,000

Aldo Leopold Center – Afterschool programs for disadvantaged submitted 8-5-16
Granted $1,000

GiGi’s Playhouse –Therapy equipment, Submitted 8-19-16
Granted $1,000

Lancer Youth Wrestling- Warm up clothes- submitted, 8-10-16
Granted $1,000

Hawthorne PTA – standup desks, submitted 8-4-16
Granted -$825.00

Tri-4-Schools – scholarships for mud run, submitted 818-16
Granted $1,000

WI Heights Splash Pad –park benches, submitted 8-23-16
Granted $1,000

Belleville PTA – Books for group learning, submitted 8-25-16
Granted $1,000

West High Green Club –Filtered water system, submitted 8-23-16
Granted $1,000

Neighborhood House – Healthy after school snacks, submitted 8-29-16
Granted $900

Box of Balloons –Birthday celebrations for needy children. Submitted 8-28-16
Granted $1,000

The Road Home –Afterschool activities. Submitted 8-31-16
Granted $700.00

Individual grant for swing pod for Autistic child- submitted, 10-4-16
Granted $160.00

CEO’S of Tomorrow – social entrepreneur scholarshipssubmitted  5-28-16
Granted: $1,000  

Optimist Club –Senior scholarship & student of the month, Submitted 5-28-16
Granted: $1,000 

Family fire loss, funds for children’s needs- submitted 5-23-16
Granted: $1,000

Dane County 4-H horse & Pony DC Fair- Submitted 5-20-16
Granted: $900.00      

MOM – Back to school backpack program, Submitted 5-18-16
Granted: $1,000

Individual Grant-  student housing, Oregon Ballet theater summer intensive program,  Submitted 5-9-16
  Granted: $1,000

FLYY- At risk youth mentoring and wilderness expeditions, Submitted 5-5-16
Granted: $1,000

Supporting Families Together – Book drive for distribution, Submitted – 5-3-16
Granted: $700.

Individual Grant – for 8th grade student in need for school trip, Submitted 4-25-16
Granted: $1,000

Orchard Ridge Elementary-  Replace soccer nets and new balls,  Submitted 4 – 12-16
Granted: $200

Toki Marathon – Entry fees for kids to participate. Submitted 3-9-16
Granted:  $250.00

Verona Aid-  Kick start student backpack & diaper bag drive Submitted 1-13-16
Granted: $ 1000

Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center- STEM Adventure for Elementary students Submitted 2-29-16
Granted: $1,000

Walbridge School, Button maker for fundraising  Submitted 2-28-16
Granted: $436

Boys and Girls Club-  7- book summer Program  Submitted 2-28-16
Granted: $1,000

Gio’s Garden–  Portage assessment tool and supplies  Submitted
Granted: $1,000

Sugar Creek PTO-  Bus for field trip transportation Submitted 2-26-16
Granted: $255

Goodman Waves – Pool buoys and swim paddles Submitted 2-25-16
Granted: $1,000

Girls on the Run – Programming and running gear, Submitted 2-16-16 < strong>Granted: $1,000

Gilda’s Club –  Kids Play program Submitted 2-8-16
Granted: $500

Easter Seals  WI – 2 kids to attend camp Wawbeek, Submitted 1-22-16
Granted: $784

Mad City Crush – Softball training equipment for girls, Submitted, 11 -3-15,
Granted: $1,000

Madison Judo – Training crash mats, Submitted, 11-30-15
Granted: $1,000

Madison Children’s Museum, Access for schools program, Submitted, 11-30-15
Granted:  $1,000

Individual Scholarship, for DC class field trip, Submitted, 11-30-15
Granted: $870.00

Three Gaits Inc., helmets / equipment for therapeutic riding class, Submitted, 11-30-15
Granted: $1,000

PPD Basketball Academy, Basketball camp scholarships, Submitted, 11-30-15
Granted: $1,000

Madison Waldorf  School, Fieldtrip camping  gear, Submitted, 11-30-15,
Granted: $962.00

First Tee of Wisconsin, Youth scholarships, Submitted, 11-30-15
Granted: $1,000

Falk School, Girls on the Run, 3rd grade scholarships, Submitted, 11-29-15
Granted: $916.00

Riding on Insulin, Arm bands and Radios, Submitted, 11-23-15,
Granted:  $1,000

Madison Nordic Ski Club, youth Roller Skis, Submitted 9-8-15
Granted: $1,000

Wright Middle School, 6th & 7th grade The outsiders, read / pay it forward Submitted, 9-2015
 Granted: $500.

Kromery Middle School, Pheasant Branch Environmental Education center Submitted, 8-2015
Granted: $1,000.

YMCA,  3 months of after school for at risk student Submitted 8-31-15
Granted: $951.50

Thomas Jefferson Middle  School,   Maker space,  kits for the study of electricity Submitted 8-28-15
Granted: $994.50

WYSO,  Youth scholarships  Submitted 8-30-15
Granted: $1,000

Lafolette HS,  AP statistics calculators for accelerated math class submitted 8- 2015,
Granted: $910.00

Neighborhood House, Programing and healthy snacks submitted 8- 2015,
Granted: $900.00

Tri4Schools, 40 scholarships , running events,  Submitted  8- 2015,
Granted: $1,000.

The Road Home,  Housing & Hope playground, submitted 5.28.15
Granted: $1,000.

donated Several boxes of School supplies from Gigi’s Cupcake’s  fundraiser 8-11.15

Dane County Fair, Horse and Pony:  Guidelines and education, Submitted: 5.24.15
Granted;  $1,000.

Lancers youth wrestling,  Wall matts for wrestling Lafollette HS, Submitted: 5-21-15
Granted: $1,000.

Indian Mound middle school,  Fatal vision  goggles for Drivers Ed. Submitted 5.15.15
Granted:  $298.

Jefferson Middle School,  Camcorder for video class and event documentation. Submitted: 3.20.15
Granted:  $1,000

East Kiwanis, Madison East Kiwanis Foundation, IPads for kids with Autism, Submitted 3-12-15
Granted:  $1,000.

Individual grant,  Summer swim camp. Submitted 4-13-15
Granted:  $225.

Toki Marathon  Entry for kids to participate. Submitted 3-12-15
Granted:  $250.

GOTR Girls on the run, Run shoes , clothes. Submitted 2-24-15
Granted:  $1,000

FLYY – At risk youth nature workshops and expeditions. Submitted 2-5-15
Granted: $1,000

Sun Prairie sunshine place stuff the bus – school supplies. Submitted 1-27-15
Granted: $1,000

O’Keefe Middle School, Rollerblades for P.E. Class Submitted 1-14-15
Granted: $1,000

Three Gaits Inc.,   Therapeutic Riding stables, Safety helmets. Submitted 11-30-14
Granted: $1,000

McCarthy Park – Sun Prairie, XX kid’s snow ski equipment , submitted 11-24-14
Granted: $1,000

Riding on Insulin –radios and arm bands. Submitted 11-18-14 < strong>Granted: $1,000

First Tee of Wisconsin,  Kid’s summer Golf league scholarships. Submitted 11-12-14
Granted: $1,000

Children’s Voice,informational materials to day cares and schools Submitted 10-22-14
Granted: $773

Several Boxes of school supplies were collected at National Quick Cash, Madison4Kids delivered these to The Road Home and to Kennedy Heights Neighborhood Center

Individual grant,  for girl’s travel expenses for statewide softball competitions. Submitted 10-6-14
Granted: $350

Individual grant, student accepted in WYSO’s top youth orchestra for advanced private cello lessons.    Submitted 8-13-14
Granted: $1,000

Stoner Prairie Elementary, for “iMakeiLearn” and Design Lab, innovative lab to explore new technologies, during and after school. Submitted 8-29-14
Granted: $1,000

Emerson School, for their “Harmony Park to help purchase “Freenotes” accessible playground equipment. Submitted 8-2-14.
Granted: $1,000

Individual grant, to buy compression garments called Spio.  For 9- year old girl with special needs stabilize herself and prevent falls. Submitted 5-1-14
Granted: $385

Food Allergy Assn. funds for food free fall carnival for children with food allergies. Submitted 5-30-14
Granted: $200

The Road Home Princess Club,  Supplies, Club promotes health, self-esteem, manners and community service for girls ages 4-15 who have moved from homelessness to permanent housing. Submitted  5-30-14
Granted: $1,000

Camp MASH– Campership, Provide scholarship for child with  Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis attend a special camp with peers. Submitted 2.20.14
Granted: $325

Hundreds of Toothbrushes and Toothpaste  were donated to the Verona School district for distribution to  the district’s school nurses offices – Priceless!

FLYY – At risk youth nature workshops and expeditions. Submitted 11.7.13
Granted: $1,000

Riding on Insulin,–  Two way radios for kids with Diabetes to report blood sugar levels during Ski and snowboarding activities.  Submitted 11.5.13
Granted: $800

Tri4schools– 40 scholarships , running events, money goes towards  Kids’ entry fees Submitted 4-28-14
Granted: $1,000

East Kiwanis, Madison East Kiwanis Foundation, IPads for kids, 2 iPads given to twins   with autism. New Horizon school, Sun Prairie.  Submitted, 9.19.13
Granted $1,000

Badger Childhood cancer network, Sickle cell picnic Submitted 2.27.14
Granted: $425

WYSO, Youth scholarships  Submitted 2.26.14
Granted: $1,000

Children’s Dyslexia Center Madison, provide funds for mentors, Submitted 2.28.14
Granted: $1,000

2 Eno-Vision  Smart boards presented to the top two on-line vote getting school districts in the county  2/14/14 – 3/17/14,  winners: Deerfield School District and

Common Threads in McFarland
FMV: $5,000.00