The Urban League of Greater Madison (ULGM) announced a $250,000 matching grant from the Green Bay Packers Foundation to help launch a community challenge campaign.
From the Wisconsin State Journal, by Emilie Heidemann: gBETA Urban League participant forging new ground as the first African American owned cosmetology college in Madison.
Channel3000.com: MacKenzie Scott — a philanthropist who has given to several Madison-area groups in the past — recently donated $2.9 million to the organization, making hers the largest single private donation in the affiliate’s 55-year history,
Wisconsin State Journal: The Urban League of Greater Madison received a $2.9 million donation from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott. “It’s going to be a game-changer for Urban League programming.”
AFAR Magazine: Little Cities That Think Big: 8 Forward-Thinking Destinations Across the U.S. A college town meets a state capital in Madison where a web of initiatives focuses on inclusion, culture, climate, and access to the outdoors. The new Black Business Hub, opening later this year, aims to launch Black and BIPOC entrepreneurs.