Inspiration, innovation, transformation
Building bridges in the central city
For Bridge Builders, community development means getting our hands dirty in the soil of a neighborhood.
We inspire inner-city innovation that will holistically transform neighborhoods one block at a time.
It all starts on the block
We’re tackling Milwaukee’s struggles from the bottom-up. Our plan partners residents with local governments, businesses, foundations, churches and community groups.
We connect people living on the block with people giving to the block.
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Purchase, renovate and use available properties as resources for block residents.
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Steward economic resources to stabilize the block and stimulate redevelopment.
Working toward urban renewal
Central City Blocks
Join us behind the scenes or on the streets
Your help is the key to our success
Whether it’s social media, plumbing, legal counsel, drywalling, fundraising or landscaping – we have lots of ways you can donate your time. We work with individuals, large groups, teens and adults. No matter who you are, from expert to beginner, there’s a place for you here with Bridge Builders.
With our new Reclaim the Block campaign, your help is needed more than ever. Join with us as we seek to reclaim and renovate 20 homes in our target area.