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The Greater Milwaukee Foundation seeks to inspire philanthropy, serve donors, strengthen communities now and for future generations.

Its vision is for Greater Milwaukee to become a vibrant, economically thriving region comprised of welcoming and inclusive communities that provides opportunity, prosperity and a high quality of life for all.

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Greater Milwaukee Foundation awards $1.54 million to JCP Construction - The Business Journals
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The Greater Milwaukee Foundation awarded a $1.54 million impact investment loan to Milwaukee-based JCP Construction to assist in the...more

Process and Practice: Linking Organizational Strategy and Race Equity Work - Nonprofit Quarterly
Foundation: Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Jeanne Bell, MNA directs NPQ's Advancing Practice program to advance critical conversations about nonprofit management and leadership. She is...more

Post from Community: Ford Foundation president will feature at capstone 'A Milwaukee for All'
Foundation: Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Ford Foundation

3 for an exchange of ideas focused on reimagining philanthropy for transformational ... helping donors achieve the greatest philanthropic...more

This Year's Greater Together Awards Recipients Have Been Strengthening the Community ...
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The Greater Milwaukee Foundation is Wisconsin's largest community foundation and was among the first established in the...more

Greater Milwaukee Foundation Has Deployed $780,000 in Small Business Loans Since May
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The Greater Milwaukee Foundation has provided small business loans to 17 Milwaukee-based businesses, primarily located in three neighborhoods on the north side. The foundation's ThriveOn program...more

Post from Community: Thriving Communities grant application
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Funding Priority Area: Professional skills development for youth and young adults (16-24 years old) ... Greater Milwaukee Foundation Grant...more

Affordable housing in high demand as Milwaukee approves $7M for efforts
Foundation: Greater Milwaukee Foundation

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation and Northwestern Mutual Foundation ... That fund competitively awards grants to fill budget gaps in privately...more

Bucks, Greater Milwaukee Foundation bring investment to minority companies: MBJ Podcast #98
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... million impact investment program. Both of those help minority-owned companies access needed financing to grow and impact their...more

Greater Milwaukee Foundation focuses on 'a Milwaukee for all'
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... focuses on the great power of philanthropy in the Milwaukee community. ... The opportunity to reach across the philanthropic sector, the...more

Post from Community: African American philanthropists lead $2M effort to support health disparities ...
Foundation: Greater Milwaukee Foundation

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation is Wisconsin's largest community foundation and was among the first established in the world. For more than...more



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