Endres Manufacturing Company Foundation
has awarded a total of $22,050 to thirteen different agencies including:
$500 to Chippewa Valley Technical
College for a scholarship to a student in the Civil Engineering-Structural
$1000 to the Festival Choir of
Madison for sponsorship of the “Isn’t It Romantic” concert which will take
place on March 3, 2007.
$2000 for Very Special Arts of
Wisconsin. This money will help support a choir program for adults with
$1050 to Waunakee Youth Hockey,
which will outfit equipment for 2 hockey players.
$500 to St. Michael School in Dane.
This grant will go towards texts and workbooks to complete the updating of
its instructional reading plan.
$2000 to the Bartell Theater, which
will fund curtains for their theater. The Bartell Theater in downtown
Madison serves the Madison Theatre Guild, MadCap, Mercury Players, Encore,
Stage Q, and Strollers with a facility and equipment to practice their
$3000 to the Dan Maerz MATC
Scholarship. Dan Maerz was an employee for Endres Manufacturing and this
scholarship will be given in his name in the 07/08 academic year to an MATC
student from the Waunakee area who is interested in the mechanical or
welding program, similar to Dan’s vocation.
$2500 match gift to the Edgewood
Community for the Earthwalk and Learning Community project. The Earthwalk,
based on the Madison Edgewood Campus, seeks to develop an environmentally
friendly neighborhood through stewardship of the land, educational programs
on habitat maintenance, and provide an enjoyable shoreline for the greater
$1000 to Project Graduation for
Waunakee High School. This will go towards a substance-free graduation.
$2500 to Turn Around Teen for the
New Directions Project. Turn Around Teen is a counseling center located in
Middleton focused on teens to assist them and their families to personal,
educational, and vocational development.
$3000 to Common Wealth Development
towards the Youth Business Mentoring Program, which provides employment
training, financial education, job placements, and mentoring to low-income
and at-risk youth.
$1000 to Imagine a Child’s
Capacity. This money will help promote literacy among the community’s
special needs children.
$5000 match gift to Ronald McDonald
House for a security camera system and a new door locking system for the
House. The House serves up to 18 families, or 35 individuals a night, and
this will help protect the House from overnight theft and break-ins.
The Endres Manufacturing Company
Foundation has been in existence for over 10 years. The Foundation reviews and
awards grants twice per year, in May and in November. Grant applications can be
found at www.endresmfg.com by following the
foundation link. Anyone can contribute to the foundation and 100% of the funds
are given back to the community.