The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation is a community-based, independent, non-profit organization created by the people of Greater Green Bay. We inspire and encourage charitable giving in northeastern Wisconsin by connecting people who care with solutions that strengthen our community. We help diverse donors support all areas of need in our community and beyond.
Top 10 Reasons to Choose the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation
1. We are a local organization with deep roots in the community.
2. Our professional program staff has broad expertise regarding community issues and needs.
3. We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual’s charitable and financial interests.
4. Our funds help people invest in the causes they care about most.
5. We accept a wide variety of assets, and can facilitate even the most complex forms of giving.
6. We partner with professional advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving.
7. We offer maximum tax advantage under state and federal law.
8. We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants.
9. We build endowment funds that benefit the community forever and help create personal legacies.
10. We are a community leader, convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change.
What We Offer
How You Benefit
- Personalized service. We make giving easy, flexible and meaningful. You can create a charitable fund that supports the causes and groups you care about through a variety of gifts and giving strategies. We can also assist you with all phases of the grant making process.
- Experience. We provide the broad expertise of a professional staff and volunteer community leaders to ensure that funds are administered according to your wishes. Our staff partners with professional advisors to help develop highly effective approaches to giving for their clients.
- Knowledge. We can help you learn more about local organizations and programs that make a difference in your areas of interest. We can also advise you on community needs and the benefits of charitable giving.
Having a fund in the Community Foundation gives you access to many of the benefits of a private foundation without the related burdens and costs.
As a donor, you become an important part of Greater Green Bay’s future. While the fund you create supports your interests, it joins others to multiply its impact and becomes part of an enduring philanthropic resource for our community.