Community Foundation Awards Sustainability Grant to Lakeshore CAP

The Door County Community Foundation has awarded Lakeshore Community Action Program (CAP) a Sustainability Grant from the Martha Cherry Fund and the Health and Human Needs Fund.  This grant supports their Door County Cradle to Career program.

Cradle to Career coordinates collaborative and comprehensive services to Door County residents who are pregnant or parents under age 30 through a Coordinator/Case Manager. The coordinator links families with educational, career, parenting education, wellness and economic supports to build self-sufficiency.

USE DSCN0496“Currently, no Door County programs provide comprehensive and individualized coordination of case management for young parents and their families,” said Sally O’Brien, board member of the Door County Community Foundation. “The Door County Community Foundation is committed to supporting the young families of Door County through this grant to Lakeshore CAP.”

Door County Cradle to Career has a unique organization structure designed to capitalize on the combined expertise and passion of the representatives in the Steering and Administration Committees to build a new program for young families of Door County.

For more information about Lakeshore CAP, please visit or call 920-743-0192. For more information about Door County Cradle to Career, please visit

The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Education Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Healthy Water Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, and the Women’s Fund.

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County.  The Foundation was launched in 1999 and currently administers more than $16 million in charitable assets.


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