March 30, 2021 - The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation will acquire and occupy the historic Milwaukee Road Passenger Depot located at 400 S. Washington Street in downtown Green Bay. The Foundation has been working collaboratively with leaders to establish an accessible and forward-thinking center for impact and philanthropy.
March 18, 2021 – The Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay and three other Women’s Funds in Northeastern Wisconsin have come together to collaborate on a sweeping regional study that will lend local data to the assertion made nationwide that women have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 over the past year.
February 24, 2021 – The Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay will host “Zooming into the Women’s Fund,” a special virtual edition of the annual Backstage with the Women’s Fund event, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Attendees will gather virtually to network, hear from Women’s Fund grantees, celebrate this year’s Nancy Armbrust Impact Award recipient, and learn more about community advocacy. The event is at no cost and will take place from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. via Zoom
February 19, 2021 – The results are in and this community stepped up in a BIG way to support local nonprofits. The fourth annual Give BIG Green Bay online giving event raised $2,082,665 in just 24 hours for 45 nonprofits serving Brown County. Since launching in 2018, Give BIG Green Bay has secured more than $5.5 million in unrestricted gifts for organizations working across 11 fields of interest including education, human services, housing, community improvement, youth development, the environment, health, and the arts.
January 14, 2021 – At a time when local nonprofits need critical financial support, Give BIG Green Bay is back! The Green Bay Packers Foundation and Greater Green Bay Community Foundation will host the fourth annual community-wide giving day from noon February 16 until noon February 17, 2021.
January 7, 2021 - Schreiber Foods created the Nancy Armbrust Impact Award to honor Nancy Armbrust, a retired Schreiber Foods executive, community advocate and leader. The award is given annually to recognize a woman who, in the same spirit of Nancy, has had an indelible impact on the community.
October 1, 2020 - In the last three years, Give BIG Green Bay has raised $3.4 million dollars for local nonprofits. The 24-hour online giving day is back to support the nonprofits serving our community. Applications are being accepted from October 1 through October 31, 2020, for participation in the February 16 & 17, 2021, event.
September 30, 2020 - A community-wide effort to prevent and end homelessness in Brown County is gaining momentum. Community partners, including the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Brown County United Way, City of Green Bay, Brown County, and the Brown County Homeless and Housing Coalition have come together and committed to leveraging local and national resources to accomplish this aggressive, but realistic goal.
Monday, July 20, 2020 - In response to the growing health and economic needs due the pandemic, regional leaders of the Basic Needs Giving Partnership have made an additional $5 million immediately available to nonprofits through the community foundations in Green Bay, Fox Valley and Oshkosh.
June 1, 2020 – Amanda Gay joins the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation’s team as the Communications Program Officer. In her role, Amanda executes the Foundation’s communication, public relations, and event plans. Additionally, she provides support for the Women’s Fund Advisory Board and assists with execution of initiatives for the communications, fund development, education, and events committees.
April 27, 2020 - The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation is seeking applications from nonprofits in Oconto and Kewaunee counties in need of funding to support increased service demands due to the strain of COVID-19. Funds are currently being directed to organizations supporting the critical basic needs of community members.
April 29, 2020 - In early March 2020, the Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay, a fund of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, awarded nine grants totaling $74,000 to local nonprofit programs.
April 20, 2020 - Community response funds continue to support basic needs including food security, safe shelter, transportation and access to care. More than 2.5 million has been committed to the response funds to date.
April 2, 2020 - The Community Foundation and Green Bay Packers approved their first round of emergency response grants to 20 organizations across Brown, Kewaunee and Oconto counties totaling more than $283,000.
March 17, 2020 - Funds to support area nonprofits serving people affected by COVID-19, other local crisis