Ascendium Education Group Releases 2021 Education Philanthropy Report: Stronger Together
April 7, 2022
Madison, WI—Ascendium Education Group has released its 2021 Education Philanthropy report, Stronger Together. The report tells the story of Ascendium’s philanthropy during 2021 and what can be achieved through partnership and collaboration.
Ascendium made $119 million in grants in 2021 — our highest total ever. We owe a tr...
Future Workforce Supported by Ascendium with $1,500 Tools of the Trade Scholarships Going to Over 500 Wisconsin Apprentices
April 6, 2022
Madison, Wis. – Wisconsin has a longstanding tradition of apprenticeship, developing highly-skilled workers capable of meeting industry needs while also providing individuals with a lifetime skill and knowledge of a trade. Today’s industry demands these trained workers, especially as Wisconsin businesses face a shortage of ...
Ascendium Designated a Top Workplace Two Years in a Row Based on Employee Input
March 24, 2022
Madison, Wis. – Every employee at Ascendium Education Group plays a critical role in supporting our mission of championing opportunity. They find a purpose in their work, bringing meaning to what they do as it not only positively impacts the organization, but also the people they assist each day. We’re proud of our employee...
Urban League of Greater Madison Expands Career Training Academies to Address Local Business Needs
February 8, 2022
Madison, WI—The Urban League of Greater Madison has devised a way to help address southern Wisconsin’s workforce needs while training unemployed and underemployed community members for good paying career pathway jobs.
The nonprofit organization, which maintains close ties with businesses throughout Madison and the surround...
Ascendium Gifts Foster Better Lives Through Education in 2021
December 16, 2021
MADISON -- Ascendium Education Group increased its giving in 2021 to help area nonprofit organizations. Ascendium, which is based in Madison, supports nonprofits where its employees live and work. Their goal: to help raise others up so more people from low-income backgrounds can reach their educational and career goals.