Grantee Stories Archive
The Cabbage Patch Settlement House works to break the cycle of poverty in Louisville communities by engaging at-risk youth and their families in recreation/youth development, education and social resources. It engages those it serves in a variety of programs, including . . .
Looking for Lilith Theatre Company (LFL) is an ensemble theatre company that creates original productions and programming by examining history and questioning today from women’s perspectives, thereby lifting up unheard voices. The Norton Foundation has for the past five years . . .
The COVID-19 pandemic took us all by surprise in early 2020. Within weeks schools were closed, people had to isolate in their homes, and businesses shut their doors. Vulnerable individuals were especially hard hit, as many faced job layoffs, struggled . . .
A Waldorf education is unique, holistic, engaging, sustainable and effective. Because of the deep learning associated with Waldorf curriculum and instruction,The Norton Foundation is a proud advocate of Waldorf education as it incorporates the head, heart and hands in a . . .
Who hasn’t heard of the River City Drum Corp (RCDC), one of the most impactful and influential nonprofit organizations in Louisville? Started by Ed “Nardie” White and his late wife, Zambia Nkrumah, this west Louisville arts and education program for . . .
Catholic Charities of Louisville’s mission is to provide services for people in need, advocate for justice in social structures, and call others of goodwill to do the same. It serves clients of all religious, ethnic, social, and economic backgrounds, by . . .
Some may wonder why the Norton Foundation is a strong supporter of Dare to Care. The answer is simple – kids can’t learn if they’re hungry. And kids need to eat healthy food to succeed – in school and in . . .
Caitlin Kannapell and Rachel Mauser are artist entrepreneurs making a difference in Louisville’s Smoketown neighborhood. In 2014 they combined forces to create Steam Exchange, a small nonprofit organization that is making a big impact on those it serves. The Steam . . .
Americana World Community Center is an important organization in our city. Some would argue that is more true today than ever. Its mission is to provide holistic services to Louisville’s refugee, immigrant, and underserved population to build strong and healthy . . .