• U.S.Venture Open partnership awards new grants in greater Green Bay addressing root causes of poverty

    Green Bay, WI – The Basic Needs Giving Partnership of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation awarded more than $825,000 to initiatives addressing root causes of poverty in the greater Green Bay area. This partnership is a collaboration that includes the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, the J. J. Keller Foundation and regional community […]

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  • Paulsen Bill Spurs Charitable Giving, Creates Tax-Advantaged “Flexible Giving Accounts”

    WASHINGTON– Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) has introduced bipartisan legislation that incentivizes philanthropy by creating “Flexible Giving Accounts”, which enable taxpayers to set aside portions of their pre-tax paycheck to give to charities. Similar to Health Savings Accounts, FGAs will allow taxpayers to support qualified charities of their choice tax-free. Employers will be able to offer […]

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  • Plug in and power up for community change with On the Table MKE

    Plug in and power up for community change with On the Table MKE Greater Milwaukee Foundation initiative returns Oct. 9 to transform talk into action   Milwaukee, Wis., July 30, 2018 – Acting on the community’s growing hunger for collaboration, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is reprising On the Table MKE, an epic day of conversation […]

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  • Former HUD director named president, COO of Siebert Lutheran Foundation

    The BizTimes reports: Siebert Lutheran Foundation has named Charlotte John-Gomez as its new president and chief operations officer. John-Gomez was previously director of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Milwaukee office of Community Planning and Development, where she was responsible for administering HUD grants to communities and grantees throughout the state. Before that, […]

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  • Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay Announces New Advisory Board Members

    Green Bay, Wis – The Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to its advisory board: Jessica Diedrich, director of partnerships and business development, Greater Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau Kim Linehan, community volunteer Linda Hansen, sales and design consultant, L.P.Mooradian; co-owner, CyberWorks Teresa Schoffelman, […]

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  • Fond du Lac Area Foundation Announces New Hires!

    The Fond du Lac Area Foundation is pleased to announce new hires to the Fond du Lac Area Foundation staff. With the recent transition announced at the Foundation, a new Development Associate, Business Manager and a Marketing & Communications Intern have been hired to complete the team. “I’m grateful for the talent and skill these […]

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  • Kundert becomes chair, three new directors join Greater Milwaukee Foundation board

    Milwaukee, Wis., July 6, 2018 – David J. Kundert has been elected Chair of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation Board of Directors, which also welcomed three new members this month. Kundert, whose career in the banking industry spanned more than three decades, is retired as chairman of JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management. He joined the Foundation’s Board […]

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  • 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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