• Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay awards $57,000 to local nonprofits working to empower women and inspire girls

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay, a fund of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, has awarded eight grants, totaling more than $57,000 to local nonprofit programs. The Women’s Fund endowment provides grants local nonprofit organizations that offer programs and services supporting leadership and self-esteem initiatives for women and girls.  […]

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  • Kohl’s gives $500,000 to area nonprofits

      According to a BizTimes article by Lauren Anderson, “Grants will support poverty, safety and education initiatives in Milwaukee area Kohl’s Corp. is giving $500,000 in grants to 28 area nonprofit organizations as part of its new Hometown Giving Program, the company announced today. The Menomonee Falls-based retailer said the grant funding, generated by its […]

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  • Community Foundation’s $26.8 million in grants sets new record

    APPLETON, Wis – It has been a generous time for charitable giving in the area, with the Community Foundation for Fox Valley Region reporting it awarded a record $26.8 million in grants to charitable organizations in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017. The grants – which come from 1,490 permanent endowments and other […]

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  • Thousands to participate in Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s On the Table forum

    From BizTimes Article: More than 5,000 people across southeastern Wisconsin are expected to participate in a regionwide forum on Oct. 17 aimed at creating a conversation around improving the quality of life in the area. Community leaders gathered on the roof of 88Nine Radio Milwaukee to announce the launch of On the Table The Greater Milwaukee […]

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  • Eau Claire Community Foundation Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

    Article from the Leader-Telegram Eau Claire foundation a growing asset to community. by Lauren French After 20 years, coffers have swelled to more than $20M. In spring 2007, Kim Bodeau of Eau Claire faced a scenario every parent dreads. Her son, David, died unexpectedly. He was 19 years old. In the wake of his death, […]

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  • Greater Green Bay Community Foundation announces partnership with Green Bay Packers Foundation for community-wide giving day: Give BIG Green Bay

    Green Bay, WI – July 27, 2017 – Beginning at noon on February 27, 2018, the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation will host the first community-wide, 24-hour giving day in Brown County: Give BIG Green Bay. This event will highlight and support local nonprofits working to strengthen our community. A $250,000 grant from the Green […]

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  • Direct Supply presented the Fred F. Loock Memorial Award

    Direct Supply was presented the Fred F. Loock Memorial Award.  The Fred F. Loock Memorial Award, named after the President of the Board of Trustees from 1953-1956, is presented to an outstanding corporation devoted to helping youth achieve richer and fuller lives.   “Direct Supply has been an incredible partner to the Clubs through the […]

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  • Great Lakes Releases its 2016 Philanthropy Report

    Great Lakes works to make postsecondary degrees, credentials and certificates accessible to as many students as possible. Specifically, they focus our philanthropy on helping those who traditionally have the most to gain from college, but who often have the least support in getting there: students from low-income homes, students of color and first-generation students. This Report […]

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  • Bucks Foundation to give $100,000 grant to Schools That Can

    A BizTimes article by Ben Stanley announced that the Milwaukee Bucks Foundation will give $100,000 to Schools That Can Milwaukee over the next two years to support training programs for leaders at high-poverty schools.   Bucks representatives play games with Carver Academy students before the announcement.   Bucks President Peter Feigin announces a grant at George […]

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  • Joe Braun, Fond du Lac Area Foundation, announced as 1 of 24 to participate in the Career Pathways Program with COF.

    According to Sandi Roehrig, “Our own, Joe Braun, was selected to the COF’s premier leadership development program. There were more than 200 applicants and 24 were chosen.  It is a great honor for Joe.  The class is pretty impressive and represents some of the largest private foundations in the country so the learning and networking will […]

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