• Zilber Family Foundation Announces Promotion of Erin Frederick to Program Director.

    Please join me in congratulating Erin Frederick on her promotion to program director, effective July 1, 2018. This promotion recognizes Erin’s eight years of outstanding service to the Zilber Family Foundation and to Milwaukee’s nonprofit and philanthropic communities. It also acknowledges Erin’s propensity to step into leadership, her unflagging enthusiasm and productivity, and her willingness […]

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  • Ashley Bethke joins the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

    Green Bay, WI – Ashley Bethke joins the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation’s team as a Community Engagement Program Officer. Ashley will join our current program officer, Rashad Cobb, and work with our Vice President of Community Engagement, Amber Paluch, to expand our community impact. The expansion of our Community Engagement team will allow the […]

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  • Herb Kohl Philanthropies funding Washington, D.C. trip for hundreds of Boys & Girls Club youth

    Herb Kohl Philanthropies funding Washington, D.C. trip for hundreds of Boys & Girls Club youth Foundation covering travel expenses with $700,000 gift By Lauren Anderson, BizTimes   Herb Kohl Philanthropies is giving $700,000 to allow hundreds of Boys & Girls Clubs youth to take an all-expenses paid educational field trip to the nation’s capital this […]

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  • Deadline for Game Changer Grant submission fast approaching.

    Forward Community Investments (FCI) is currently accepting submissions for the next round of Game Changer Grants. (Monday, April 30 – Tuesday, May 22) The submissions we receive during this period will represent the awardees for July-December of 2018. The deadline for submissions will be Tuesday, May 22 at noon. Apply Now!   ​FCI’s monthly Game […]

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  • Fond du Lac Area Foundation Announces Leadership Transition

    The Fond du Lac Area Foundation Board of Directors has announced that Sandi Roehrig, Executive Director of the Fond du Lac Area Foundation, has decided to transition to a part time role as she prepares for retirement after 25 years. The Board of Directors also announced that they have selected Joseph Braun, the Director of […]

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  • Stand Together Foundation joins the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation’s family of funds

    Stand Together Foundation joins the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation’s family of funds Collaboration launches new grants program aimed at economic stability and self-sufficiency Green Bay, WI – May 3, 2018 – A group of community-minded individuals is joining forces with the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation to build on efforts to transform the lives […]

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  • Foundation receives $100 million estate gift

    Community Foundation receives $100 million estate gift KAUKAUNA, Wis. — An estate gift of more than $100 million arranged by former media executive David L. Nelson and his wife, Rita, to the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region will generate millions of dollars in grants annually to benefit causes important to the couple and […]

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  • Foundations say neighborhoods need more public funding to fight crime

    Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Foundations say neighborhoods need more public funding to fight crime, by Andrea Waxman Local philanthropists agree that addressing crime and improving the quality of life for Milwaukee residents requires working at the grassroots level and increasing funding from public sources. “People have turned to philanthropy, to individual donors, to crowd funding, […]

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  • U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Reinstatement of Citizenship Question to the 2020 Decennial Census

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 26, 2018 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that a question on citizenship status will be reinstated to the 2020 decennial census questionnaire to help enforce the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Secretary Ross’s decision follows a request by the Department of Justice […]

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  • Updates on Census Funding and Johnson Amendment from the Hill

    Johnson Amendment Update: United Philanthropy Forum have received multiple confirmations that there will be no bill appended to the budget that concerns any changes to the Johnson Amendment. Census Funding Update: Here is the latest from the Hill from United Philanthropy Forum’s colleague Terri Ann Lowenthal and the Funders Census Initiative: The House Appropriations Committee released the […]

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