Building a Stronger Community: About GGBCF

The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation (GGBCF) is a non-profit corporation providing smart and effective giving tools for donors, impactful grants for nonprofit organizations and collaborative leadership around critical community initiatives.

We include Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto counties in our service area and also support work in counties north of the greater Green Bay area.

What we do

We inspire and encourage charitable giving in northeastern Wisconsin by connecting caring people with solutions that strengthen our community.

How we work

We are a grant maker, combining community knowledge with donor dollars that are invested wisely for community impact, now and forever.

We serve as a resource for individuals, organizations or corporations looking to engage with and give to current or future community needs.

Learn more about our work


We are nationally certified

We are a nationally certified Community Foundation by the Council on Foundations. This certification confirms we meet the most rigorous standards in philanthropy.

The 43 National Standards require the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation to document its policies in donor services, investment management, grantmaking, and administration. The Community Foundation first received certification from the Council on Foundations in 2005. Re-certification is done every year.

Learn more about this certification and why it is important.


GGBCF at a glance

As of the end of our 2019 fiscal year (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019)

Founded: 1991

Assets: $154 Million

Funds: 659

Total grants awarded (including Donor Advised) in FY 2019: $9.4 Million


What is a Community Foundation?

A Community Foundation is a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation made up of a collection of permanent funds established by a diverse group of donors to carry out their charitable interests. Community Foundations provide leadership to support critical programs and initiatives in their community - now and in the future.


Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

320 N. Broadway Street, Suite 260, Green Bay, WI 54303
P: (920) 432-0800   F: (920) 432-5577   Email Us

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