About Friends of MSCR

Friends of MSCR is a non-profit organization, providing financial support to Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) programs and services. MSCR's proud history of service began in 1926, and Friends of MSCR is committed to ensuring that MSCR public recreation programs remain accessible and affordable. Your donation is greatly appreciated, and is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

What will my contribution support?

Every gift, large or small, will help Friends of MSCR provide ongoing support for public recreation programs in Madison, making a difference to many people in the community!  Proceeds from the annual golf outing, silent auction and donations to Friends of MSCR have funded these MSCR programs and services and many more:

2017 Friends of MSCR Grants

  • $850 to Inclusion Services for weighted lap & shoulder pads
  • $10,024 for middle school programming at the Allied Learning Center
  • $600 to support a cultural cooking club at MSCR Afterschool - Cherokee
  • $575 for new equipment for the MSCR Afterschool - Toki MakerSpace Program
  • $1,000 for a cooking club at MSCR Afterschool – West High
  • $1,200 for a chimera self defense class at MSCR Afterschool - West High
  • $675 for Taiko Drumming Club at MSCR Afterschool - West High
  • $428 for Spanish software & external CD drive at MSCR at Nuestro Mundo
  • $407 for Elementary Afterschool programs to purchase "Let's Talk About Race" program/books
  • $5,240 for an ADA compliant pathway at the Kennedy Challenge Course
  • $2,500 to rebuild the Pottery Wood Kiln at MSCR Hoyt
  • $1,392 for games and equipment at youth arts & enrichment day camps
  • $10,000 for a new pontoon motor and pontoon pier reconstruction
  • $5,000 for 15 Camp Fee Waivers at Camp of Tall Oaks
  • $5,000 for a human resources onboarding video
  • $1,009 for outreach branding tools
  • $2,000 for the Equity Change Team Professional Development
  • $10,000 for the MSCR Endowment Fund through the Madison Community Foundation

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