A Recipe for Success: Employment and Training Program at Goodman Community Center Serves Up a Bright Future for High School Students
May 15, 2023
As high school seniors start counting down to the moment they can march across the stage to the strains of Pomp and Circumstance, move that tassel to the left, and get on with life, one junior at La Follette High School is looking forward to joining their ranks. He’ll be graduating a year early thanks in part to an innovati...
Ascendium Releases 2022 Education Philanthropy Report: Meeting the Moment
April 13, 2023
Ascendium Education Group has released its 2022 Education Philanthropy report, Meeting the Moment. The report tells the story of Ascendium's philanthropy during 2022 as we provided $122 million in new grants to meet the challenges created and compounded by our changing world.
Ascendium's grantmaking strategy focuses on hel...
$1.5 Million in Tools of the Trade Scholarships Given to Wisconsin Apprentices This Year
April 11, 2023
Ascendium is celebrating its 10th year of the Tools of the Trade Scholarship Program with a record breaking 771 apprentices receiving scholarships for a total of $1,542,000. Since 2013, Ascendium has awarded scholarships to eligible construction and industrial trade apprentices in the Wisconsin Technical College System to a...
Keith Witham Named Ascendium’s Vice President of Education Philanthropy
March 23, 2023
Ascendium is pleased to announce Keith Witham has been selected to serve as our new vice president of education philanthropy. A national search for this highly impactful position brought forward many good and interested candidates. After a comprehensive search and review process, Keith’s extensive knowledge of the field and...
Ascendium Announces Grant Partners for Building Evidence to Increase Rural Learner Success
March 23, 2023
Ascendium is pleased to announce the grant partners selected to receive funding through our Building Evidence to Increase Rural Learner Success initiative.
Building Evidence to Increase Rural Learner Success focuses on generating insights about strategies that can improve postsecondary education and workforce training oppo...