A quarterly message from our president & CEO Ellen Gilligan that shares inspiring acts of generosity that change lives and demonstrate how we are greater together.

January 2024 - Philanthropy and community leadership in action

September 2023 - Generating community impact requires a catalyst and commitment

April 2023 - State budget investment in early childhood education would be gamechanger for families and economy

January 2023 -  Building an inclusive culture includes learning in public

September 2022 - Transforming community together

June 2022 - New paths to change intersect through ThriveOn Collaboration

January 2022 - Transformative philanthropy calls for a rewritten playbook

October 2022- Foundation influences historic, cross-sector collaborations

May 2021 - Equitable economic opportunities help unlock a Milwaukee for all

February 2021- Philanthropic community honors history by making history

October 2020 - However our election ends, we are one community and greater together

September 2020 - Change in the Making


January 2020 - People, place, partnership in sharp focus for 2020

October 2019 - Decade of concentrated growth and impact sets Foundation’s course

May 2019 - Foundation prioritizes investment in early childhood education access, quality and affordability

January 2019 - A rising Phoenix shows us what is possible

September 2018 - Taking the community’s lead

June 2018 - Philanthropy a catalyst for equitable economy

January 2018 - Positive momentum carries community into 2018

October 2017- On the Table energizes a region eager to connect

June 2017 - Leading into the next generation

March 2017 - Philanthropists voice community aspirations

January 2017 - Roadmap for region must advance equity

October 2016  -  Place matters

August 2016 - Moving toward hope

June 2016 - Strengthening connections builds community

May 2016 - Proud to call greater Milwaukee home

Feb 2016 - Community benefits from record year of generosity

January 2016 - Building on a century of generosity


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