WisBusiness: Greater Milwaukee Foundation: To manage $3 million endowment for women’s health from Columbia Health System

WisBusiness: Greater Milwaukee Foundation: To manage $3 million endowment for women’s health from Columbia Health System

With a $3 million gift, Columbia Health System has established two permanent, philanthropic funds at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation that will continue the organization’s legacy of caring for local women, children and families.

The Columbia Health System Endowment Fund for Women’s Health will invest in research, education and direct services related to women’s health and social wellbeing across the lifespan in Milwaukee and Ozaukee counties. The Foundation will administer the $2.75 million fund through its competitive grants process, supporting work that includes:

– Preconception/family planning/adolescent health
– Maternal health
– Mental health and substance abuse services
– Medical screenings, services and treatment
– Domestic abuse services
– Research innovations in women’s healthcare delivery

The Columbia Health System Endowment for The Family Enrichment Center of Ozaukee, Inc. will provide annual support for the Grafton-based nonprofit to direct toward greatest need. The fund was created with an initial $250,000 investment.

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