In 2022, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation will open three grant cycles. Please refer to the Grantmaking FAQs page for answers to commonly asked questions about the Foundation’s grantmaking process.

The calendar below lists the grantmaking priorities and deadlines for each cycle. Click on the links to learn more about the priorities and who to contact for questions or discuss potential projects.

Cycle 1 Funding Priorities (Project and Capital Requests) 

  • Arts and CultureVisual, performing, and multidisciplinary arts, and arts education 

  • Basic NeedsFood access and distribution and temporary shelter support 
  • HousingQuality affordable housing, pathways to homeownership, and eviction prevention
  • Medical Research- Address health disparities in disease and chronic illness
  • Physical HealthAddress disparities and increase access to care

Application open

 

Nov. 8

Application close

 

Nov. 29

Board meeting

 

March 16


Cycle 2 Funding Priorities (Project, Capital and Operating Requests)

Application open

 

Feb. 14

Application close

 

March 7

Board meeting

 

June 15


Cycle 3 Funding Priorities (Project, Capital and Operating Requests)

Application open

 

Aug. 22

Application close

 

Sept. 12

Board meeting

 

Dec. 14


Other grant opportunities

A number of our funds each have their own separate grant cycles and application deadlines. For more information, visit the other grant opportunities page.

Grants Portal Access

 


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Contact Us

Brad-1322-web-1.jpgFor questions with the application process, contact Brad Ambelang.