Development

 

by Trina La Susa | 02/15/2018 - 9:32am

 Grantee representatives, Willy Street Co-op Board members, and Co-op staff in the Willy East community room (Photo Courtesy of Willy Street Co-op) .Grantee representatives, Willy Street Co-op Board members, and Co-op staff in the Willy East community room (Photo Courtesy of Willy Street Co-op) .

The Willy Street Co-op is currently accepting applications for grants from their Community Reinvestment Fund until Feb. 28 at 11:59 p.m.

by Megan Duncan | 02/14/2018 - 9:17am

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More than 100 changes to landlord-tenant laws have made a big difference to Madison renters. 

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by Trina La Susa | 02/07/2018 - 9:18am

Potential applicants gathered at Meadowridge Library on Jan. 31 for an information session about the 2018 SEED grant application. (Trina La Susa/Madison Commons).Potential applicants gathered at Meadowridge Library on Jan. 31 for an information session about the 2018 SEED grant application. (Trina La Susa/Madison Commons). 

Potential applicants from the Madison community gathered at Meadowridge Library last Wednesday for an information session discussing the 2018 SEED grant application.

by Teodor Teofilov | 02/05/2018 - 11:34am

 

Jill and Kurt SchneiderJill and Kurt Schneider

Community Shares, a partner of Madison Commons, recognizes two volunteers each month. The volunteers come from Community Shares' member groups and are selected for their service to the community and to community issues.

Jill and Kurt Schneider, Community GroundWorks

by Lauren Thill | 01/15/2018 - 12:22pm

Worthington Park pop-up marked funded in part through Madison's neighborhood grant programWorthington Park pop-up marked funded in part through Madison's neighborhood grant program

The City of Madison’s Neighborhood Grant Program, which awards a total of $25,000 to neighborhood projects every year, is currently accepting applications through Feb. 19.

by Lauren Thill | 01/11/2018 - 10:03am

(Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)(Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)

Every 10 years, the City of Madison is required to update its comprehensive plan, which is essentially a mission statement detailing the city’s plans and priorities for growth. To make this revision process more accessible to the public, the city created a public-listening project titled Imagine Madison. 

by Aaron Hathaway | 12/18/2017 - 10:32am

Look down at a bike path near Monona Bay (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)Look down at a bike path near Monona Bay (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)

The Madison Community Foundation announced an $84,200 grant last week which aims to expand bicycle access to Madison residents and increase community education on bicycle maintenance and safety.

by Megan Duncan | 12/04/2017 - 3:20pm

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A Madison neighborhood is planning to monitor its own air quality because of frustration with the state department usually tasked with that job.

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by Madison Area Bu... | 11/30/2017 - 11:44am

Looking down at car traffic at the intersection of John Nolen Dr. and North Shore Dr. (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)Looking down at car traffic at the intersection of John Nolen Dr. and North Shore Dr. (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)

Madison’s leadership in the transportation of disabled people may be coming to an end. 

by Megan Duncan | 11/07/2017 - 12:43pm

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More than 400 people attended Madison’s first game development conference, and the group hopes to grow larger in the next year. 

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by Megan Duncan | 11/01/2017 - 3:22pm

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After the Roman Catholic bishop overseeing the Madison area last week issued guidance that suggested some gay people could be denied funeral rites, the community is circulating a national-attention-getting petition to have the bishop removed

by Logan Garcia | 10/30/2017 - 10:03am

Sagashus Levingston, founder of Infamous Mothers, an organization helping black mothers share their experiences, spoke at the A Fund for Women’s Annual Dinner and fundraiser on October 12 (Photo courtesy of A Fund for Women).Sagashus Levingston, founder of Infamous Mothers, an organization helping black mothers share their experiences, spoke at the A Fund for Women’s Annual Dinner and fundraiser on October 12 (Photo courtesy of A Fund for Women).

A Fund for Women awarded $74,500 to Madison nonprofits in October.