Our Grants Program

The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation awards grants to improve the quality of life in Brown, Kewaunee and Oconto counties. 

Due to the impact the COVID-19 has had on our community nonprofits, we are currently considering requests for operational support in addition to specific program needs. Please reach out to the Community Engagement Team to discuss your request in advance of applying.

Basic Needs Giving Partnership

Application Deadline: Ongoing
Award Amounts: Single or multi-year grant funding is available, with multi-year grants typically up to $300,000 over three years 
Purpose:  The Basic Needs Giving Partnership's purpose is to address the systemic, root causes of economic inequality by supporting and partnering with leaders, organizations, and regional networks who work to advance shared economic prosperity across Northeast Wisconsin. 

Stand Together Foundation

Application Deadline: October 1
Award Amounts: Minimum $10,000
Purpose: This program funds measurable strategies to move people from the brink of poverty to a place of economic stability and self-sufficiency. All proposals are encouraged, with priority given to requests that address housing stability, education and workforce development, and human services and basic needs programs addressing the root causes of poverty.

Funds For Greater Green Bay

Application Deadlines:  January 11 and July 1
Award Amounts: Up to $20,000
Purpose:  This general granting program is open to all nonprofits.  We consider all proposals, with priority to requests that align with the following community focus areas:  arts and culture, basic needs, education, environment and conservation, health and wellness, human services, older adults, public benefit and community improvement, and youth development.

Women's Fund of Greater Green Bay

Application Deadlines: January 11 and July 1
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.

Nonprofit Impact Initiative Capacity-building grants

Application Deadlines: April 15 & October 15
Award Amounts: Up to $7,500
Purpose: This program will provide grants for capacity-building initiatives identified and submitted by nonprofit organizations serving communities in Northeast Wisconsin, specifically, Brown, Door, Kewaunee and Oconto counties.  Learn more about this initiative

Ashwaubenon Education Foundation

Application Deadline: March 15
Award Amounts: Typically 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
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 
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: November 1
Award Amounts: Typically up to $1,000
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.


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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