Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Our mission: To inspire philanthropy, serve donors, strengthen communities now and for future generations.

Greater Milwaukee Foundation Features

    posted on 23 Jun 2014 | Group News
    The Greater Milwaukee Foundation is partnering with Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) to increase opportunities for low income students to complete their education and enter a higher-wage...
    posted on 23 Jun 2014 | Group News
    For his enduring commitment to advancing the community, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation recognized retired GE Healthcare executive Leon P. Janssen as the 2014 recipient of its William C. Frye Award.
    posted on 23 Jun 2014 | Group News
    For his efforts to improve the quality of life in Milwaukee neighborhoods, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation recognized community organizer Christopher Boston as the 2014 recipient of its Doug Jansson...
    posted on 23 Jun 2014 | Group News
    Toasting their thoughtful use of space and stylish local cafes, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation honored the founders and owners of Colectivo Coffee as the 2014 recipients of its Frank Kirkpatrick...
    posted on 18 Jun 2014 | Group News
    Milwaukee, WI -- June 13, 2014 -- The Greater Milwaukee Foundation honored Nancy Bonniwell, partner at Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP, with its third annual Outstanding Professional Adviser Award.

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Our vision

Greater Milwaukee becomes a vibrant, economically thriving region comprised of welcoming and inclusive communities that provide opportunity, prosperity and a high quality of life for all.

Our values


This is at the heart of all we do. We demonstrate integrity through honesty, civility and respect. We respect each other and take pride in our work.


We provide exemplary service, nurturing relationships for generations and honoring commitments. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethics, accountability and fiduciary responsibility.


We partner with our vast network of donors, nonprofits and community leaders, developing effective strategies and mobilizing resources to strengthen communities and address persistent challenges.


We believe that all voices are vital to our region’s future. We promote equity and embrace the diversity of individuals, ideas and expressions. We are committed to learning from our partners and leading by example.


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