30 Years of Serving Students: Rozlind Davis’ Legacy of Support and Joy

December 8, 2023

Rozlind in her classroom at Kilbourn Elementary School Rozlind Davis has been an essential presence at Kilbourn Elementary School in Milwaukee’s Westlawn Gardens Neighborhood for over 30 years. She began volunteering there as a parent of a 5-year-old student in 1990. Two years later, the school hired her and over time she became a paraprofessional,…

From a Refugee Camp to College: Asma’s Mission to Aid Refugees

November 29, 2023

Asma with her mother at MPS Foundation’s 2023 Celebration of Scholars event Overcoming adversity, a select few not only triumph over obstacles but also make it their life’s mission to aid those who have confronted similar hardships. Asma Osman, a Rohingya refugee from Myanmar in Southeast Asia, is one such remarkable person. Her journey has…

2023 Impact Report: MPS Foundation

November 20, 2023

Welcome to the Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation’s 2023 Impact Report and Spotlight Stories, an inspiring testament to the collective impact we have achieved over the past year. In this report, we celebrate our successes through both the quantifiable achievements highlighted in the infographic below and the deeply human narratives captured in our three spotlight stories.…

Willie Jude II Named New Executive Director of MPS Foundation

October 31, 2023

The Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Foundation has chosen philanthropic professional, educational leader, and MPS alum Willie Jude II as its new Executive Director. His proven track record of fueling advancement, community philanthropy, and educational equity and a passion for helping Milwaukee students succeed made him the standout choice for this new role. As Executive Director,…

2022 Impact Report

November 22, 2022

We have accomplished more than ever thanks to generous gifts received throughout the year, and we are confident that with your ongoing support, we can dare to dream even greater for our children and a better, more equitable Milwaukee. You can view our 2022 Impact Report infographic below to learn how your generosity has enabled…

Wendell Willis, Departing the MPS Foundation with hope and gratitude

August 31, 2022

MPS Foundation seeks new leader

MPS World Fair Returns!

March 24, 2022

Students prepare to celebrate cultures On April 19, 2022, the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena will be filled with nearly 3,000 students from 14 of the most diverse schools in Milwaukee Public Schools. Children will celebrate countries across the globe during the MPS World Fair 2022. This event is the culmination of hard work all year long…

2021 Impact Report

November 16, 2021

Generous donations throughout this year have helped us achieve more than ever, and we know that with your continued support we can dare to dream bigger for our students and a better, more equitable Milwaukee.

MPS Foundation Launches Phase II of #ConnectMilwaukee to Provide Technical Support to Parents, Students, and Teachers

September 15, 2020

As an Unprecedented School Year Begins, MPS Teachers and Families Need Our Continued Support The MPS Foundation’s #ConnectMilwaukee campaign has exceeded its Phase 1 goal of raising $1million to help ensure every MPS student has a laptop and internet access. However, as the school year begins, it is crucial that we provide additional technical support…

Bucks star Khris Middleton sparks major gift to MPS Foundation

April 29, 2020

It started with phone call. And since, MPS Foundation has raised more than $60,000 to provide emergency relief to thousands of local families in need… Read more at Radio Milwaukee: