Our Grants Program

The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation awards grants to improve the quality of life in Brown, Kewaunee and Oconto counties. We support effective and innovative organizations that are working to solve problems and strengthen our community.   

If the grant program looks like a match for your project, click on the name to read the complete guidelines and instructions for applying. Online application open two months before the application deadline.

Funds For Greater Green Bay

Application Deadlines:  January 11 and July 1 
Application Type: Online
Award Amounts: $3,000 - $20,000
Purpose:  This general granting program is open to all nonprofits.  We consider all proposals but we encourage and give priority to requests that align with the following community priority areas:  arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services, basic needs and neighborhoods & community. 

Basic Needs Giving Partnership - Planning & Implementation Grants

Application Deadline: February 1
Application Type: Download
Planning Grant Award Amounts: Up to $25,000 for one year 
Implementation Grant Award Amounts: Up to $100,000 per year for up to 3 years
Purpose:  This program funds collaborative initiatives to create a program or system change addressing the root causes of poverty.

Basic Needs Giving Partnership - Regional Grants

Application Deadline: February 15
Application Type: Download
Award Amounts: Up to $100,000 a year for up to 3 years
Purpose:  This program funds collaborative projects working to address the root causes of poverty and serve more than one community foundation service area.

Women's Fund of Greater Green Bay

Application Deadlines: January 11 and July 1
Application Type: Online
Award Amounts: Up to $20,000
Purpose: This program funds leadership and self-esteem initiatives for women and girls. We encourage and give priority to creative proposals that support leadership and self-esteem initiatives for women and girls in northeast Wisconsin.

Ashwaubenon Education Foundation

Application Deadline: April 1
Application Type: Download
Award Amounts: Up to $2,000
Purpose: This program funds projects initiated by staff, students, and parents in the Ashwaubenon School District that develop and inspire students to be model community and world citizens.

Crime Prevention Foundation

Application Deadline: June 30
Application Type: Online
Award Amounts:  Up to $3,000
Purpose: This program funds projects in Brown County that reduce or eliminate the desire, ability or opportunity to commit a crime.

R. Bruce & Alyce S. Kopseker Trust

Application Deadline: May 16
Application Type: Online
Award Amounts: Up to $25,000
Purpose: These funds are for projects that help older adults who live north of Sturgeon Bay in Door County remain in their homes.

School Spirit Educational Endowment

Application Deadline: October 1
Application Type: Download
Award Amounts: Up to $750
Purpose: This program funds projects initiated by staff, students or parents in the Green Bay Area Public School District that implement innovative or enhanced learning activities.

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