The Gordon Flesch Charitable Foundation celebrates its 20-year anniversary by awarding $100,000 and 33 grants to charities throughout the Midwest. This includes donations for non-profit organizations in the Appleton, Chicago, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Madison and Milwaukee areas.
Since its inception in 2002, the Gordon Flesch Charitable Foundation has donated more than $2.1 million to various philanthropic organizations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and South Dakota. The foundation also engages in targeted giving for emergency disaster relief. This included donations to help the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area recover from devastating storms and more than $14,000 to food banks to help with increased demand for services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are just a few of the organizations receiving grants in 2021:
- Million Meal Movement
- The Door County Maritime Museum and Lighthouse Preservation Society
- CareNet Pregnancy Center of Milwaukee
- Lily’s Fund
- Star House
- Northwest Iowa Autism Network
- Access to Care
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