MEC becomes Fiscal Sponsor for FMDF

Friends of Milwaukee's Downtown Forest received approval for fiscal sponsorship from MEC.
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Barbara Richards

Friends of Milwaukee's Downtown Forest (FMDF) submitted an application for membership and fiscal sponsorship to the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium (MEC). At the MEC February Board meeting this application was accepted. FMDF is now able to receive funds that can be managed by MEC. There are three grants that are out for approval at this time: Healthy Places, Healthy People, Local Place, Local Food, and SARE WI agricultural education.

The purpose of Friends of Milwaukee’s Downtown Forest is to envision, design, advocate, and install Permaculture based Urban Edible Forests in metropolitan Milwaukee. This design shall incorporate permaculture guilds as models for others to replicate.