History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Organizations - Activist & Political - CCF

March 1983 AIDS Support Facilities
Community AIDS Forum
United Way campaign/ United Gay
Officers Elected

Nov. 1986 Record grant to Cable network
Grants given at Casino Night
Mission Statement
Community Calendaring 1 year anniversary

July 1987 Record grant to Cable network
Grants given at Casino Night
Mission Statement
Community Calendaring 1 year anniversary

October 1987 CALENDAR Monthly Community Calendar for October 1989 activities

Dec. 1987 Foundation Community Center
Your Inter-Active Foundation
In Memorium: Peter Johnson
Community Services Directory
Tri-Cable Premieres
Finance Committee
How the Foundation Works

Apr. 1988 Casino 87 Photos, Planning for Casino 88
Community Center Appoints Board of Managers
Tri-Cable Tonight Report
Grants Drastically Increased
Endowment Fund Boost

Sep. 1988 Foundation Community Center improvements
Operation Visibility: Get Out the Vote
New Options for Workplace giving
Plan a Gift

Jan.-Feb. 1989 "Straight Community" watches Tri-Cable
Tri-Cable Wins Two Major Awards
Volunteers Breathe Life into Community
Board Changes

October 1989 New Board Members elected
Tri-Cable wins national award
Michael Lisowski new co-host for Tri-Cable
Bob Melig founds New Era Institute
A-Choice alternative to United Way
New President Warren Breitlow

April 1990 Casino night 1990
Foundation Community Center to relocate to Enterprise Center on N. 4th St.
Death of John Cowles
New Board members Ross Draegert, Bill Frank, Joan Lawrence, Allan Szivolka, Chris Cowles

Winter 1995 List of Grants given in 1994
Grant-giving Guidelines
List of Committees
Upcoming Phon-A-Thon fundraiser
Notes from Lesbian and Gay Foundation meeting in New York

Fall 2002 Cream City Awards $6,200
A Toast to Scholarship
2002 Campaign Begins
CCF Commits $4,000
Past Presidents Honored

Winter 2003 Record requests to CCF
This Is It raises $1,000
Community Foundation Primer

Summer 2004 LGBT Partership Fund distributes $91,200 in 1st grant cycle
Second annual Woman's Only Golf Outing
PrideFest 2004 a success
Karen Lamb holds birthday bash/ summer picnic to benefit CCF

Summer 2005 New leadership: Executive Director Maria Cadenas, President Kevin Loos
LGBT Funding Partnership aims to raise $80,000
CCF offers training and organizational support
Elegant evening and Art show

February 2007 (Electronic) Gay leader Eldon Murray passes away
Warren Breitlow pledges $150,000
25 Year anniversary sponsors

May 2010 (Electronic) UWM Documentary highlights Milw LGBT Youth
LGBT Quality of Life exploration
Board member Jason Plowman joins National LGBT Bar Association
LGBT History Project of former President Don Schwamb

Typical Newsletter cover
from the 1980's


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