20th Annual MANDI Awards

20th Annual MANDI Awards

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Th Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (known as the MANDIs) recognize excellence in community development.

Thursday, April 14, 2019
Potawatomi Hotel and Casino


4:30pm to 5:30pm Registration and Reception
5:30pm to 7:30pm Dinner & Awards Program
7:30pm to 9:00pm Celebration Continues

The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation pay tribute to the people and organizations working tirelessly to make Milwaukee a great place to live, learn, work and grow.

Take a look at the phenomenal finalists below!

Brewers Community Foundation Public Space Award for public space that helps build the community.

  • Browning Elementary/Silver Spring Neighborhood Center Multi-Sport Collaborative Group
  • Washington Park Neighbors for Washington Park Concert Series

BMO Harris Cornerstone Award for commitment and effectiveness over time.

  • CORE El Centro
  • Running Rebels Community Organization

Chase Economic Development Award for economic and business development

  • Blue Skies Landscaping
  • Rev-Up MKE

Northern Trust Navigator Award for individual leadership

  • Carolyn Esswein, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Susan Lloyd, Zilber Family Foundation

Associated Bank Trail Blazer Award for an innovative approach to a community problem.

  • MATC Promise
  • PeppNation Sports Leadership Camps MKE

State Farm Building Blocks Award for a real estate project that advances the community.

  • Turnkey Renovation-Layton Boulevard West Neighbors
  • Welford Sanders Historic Lofts and Enterprise Center

The Wells Fargo People’s Choice Award will be given to finalists who receive the most public votes in April. The Northwestern Mutual Collaboration Award will also be given to a note-worthy nonprofit collaboration during the event.

LISCMANDI AwardsPotawatomi Hotel & CasinoThursday, April 11, 2019 | 4:30 - 9pm