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Frank G. & Frieda K. Brotz Family Foundation

The Frank G. & Frieda K. Brotz Family Foundation is based in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and was established in 1953.

Regions: The Foundation primarily serves Wisconsin, with a focus on partially rural Sheboygan County. Other rural counties served include Manitowoc and Columbia.

Issues Supported: Mental health care, hospital care, human services, youth development, education, and community development are key areas of interest.

Grant Process and Application: Find out information about the grantmaking process by contacting the Foundation at 920-458-2121.

Grant-Making Per Year: In FY 2020, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $1.7 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: Samaritan’s Hand is a grantee located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, in partially rural Sheboygan

County. Samaritan’s Hand offers a 9-bedroom sober living facility for men struggling with substance abuse.

Wisconsin Opioid Settlement Funds

Total Settlement Funds in Wisconsin

  • $420 million

Fund Distribution

  • 70% of settlement dollars will be distributed to local governments
  • 30% will be distributed to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Timeline

  • Funds from three distributors will be paid over 18 years
  • Funds from Johnson & Johnson will be paid over 9 years
  • Payments to begin second quarter of 2022

Application Process

  • Not established

Spending So Far

  • NA

Key Contacts

  • Attorney General Josh Kaul, 608-266-1221
  • Paul Krupski, Director of Opioid Initiatives at DHS, paul.krupski@dhs.wisconsin.gov, 608-266-7457

Key Links

How About Your County?

To get a quick overview of the resources available in your county, including gaps that may need to be addressed, visit the Recovery Ecosystem Index Map developed through a partnership between the Fletcher Group Rural Center Of Excellence, the NORC Walsh Center at the University of Chicago, and East Tennessee State University.

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