What’s new about the Greater Milwaukee Foundation? Learn about the latest grants we’ve made through the generosity of our donors, people we’ve hired, programs we’ve supported and our other activities in the community through our recent news releases. 

01.30.2017

Record $60 million in grants issued from Greater Milwaukee Foundation in 2016 

12.06.2016

Colón appointment completes Greater Milwaukee Foundation Board expansion

09.15.2016

Foundation continues Gifts to the Community with free admission to lakefront sites

08.19.2016

Greater Milwaukee Foundation launches fund to heal and strengthen neighborhoods

08.18.2016

MKE United Statement Regarding Events In Sherman Park

07.11.2016

Foundation’s Nohl Fund grants $338,000 toward area arts programs

06.21.2016

Construction leader honored for impact on region’s built environment

05.25.2016 

Young UW-Madison scientists earn funding via Greater Milwaukee Foundation award

05.11.2016 

Foundation to honor Godfrey & Kahn attorney for decades-long partnership

05.10.2016 

Greater Milwaukee Foundation grants $1.25M to Children’s to tackle childhood asthma

05.05.2016

First-ever comprehensive study of Latino Milwaukee shows community’s impact on region 

03.21.2016 

Grants available for minor home improvements in three targeted Healthy Neighborhoods

03.03.2016

Funding available for Oconomowoc area nonprofits

02.05.2016

Greater Milwaukee Foundation has record year for grants

12.07.2015

Greater Milwaukee Foundation wraps 100th year with free week at the Zoo

11.09.2015

Greater Milwaukee Foundation to honor community leaders Nov. 12 

10.12.2015 

Greater Milwaukee Foundation announces selection of two vice presidents

09.25.2015 

Greater Milwaukee Foundation supports MKE Plays with special centennial gift

09.24.2015

Foundation announces free weekend at Discovery World, Oct. 3-4

09.02.2015

Greater Milwaukee Foundation opens Miller Park for special day of public access

08.18.2015

$5 Million Committed to Milwaukee Succeeds

08.06.2015

Youth employment focus of first grants from Greater Milwaukee Foundation-Wells Fargo initiative

08.04.2015

Nature, ecology are focal points of Foundation’s August gift 

07.31.2015 

Urban orchards and parks replacing vacant lots as partners implement sustainability grant

07.17.2015

Zoo will acquire two snow leopards with gift from Greater Milwaukee Foundation 

07.01.2015

Greater Milwaukee Foundation approves two new directors, expanding board to 14

06.29.2015

Foundation begins centennial year with $5.4 million in grants

06.25.2015

New band shell to headline Cedar Creek Park through partnership, centennial gift

06.04.2015

Centennial gift will make Old Settlers Park new again

05.21.2015 

Genetic approaches to cancer, neural development lead to GMF honor for UW scientists

04.15.2015

Foundation and Wells Fargo create $1 million pool of resources benefitting city neighborhoods

04.02.2015

Foundation to make transit free in four counties on April 28

03.20.2015 

Greater Milwaukee community brings home another win for basic needs

03.17.2015

Foundation Announces more than $830,000 in matching donations for Match Day 2015 

03.09.2015

 Foundation to offer free admission to The Domes

02.19.2015

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s MATCH DAY Returns for 2015

02.11.2015

Foundation announces $3.2 million in funding to strengthen community 

02.09.2015

Free weekend of activities at Milwaukee Art Museum is Feb. Gift to the Community

01.05.2015

Foundation honors 100 years of community generosity

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2015 Annual Report

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For an overview of last year’s financial performance, read our 2015 annual report.