Greater Green Bay Community Foundation announces 2023 Stand Together Foundation grants recipients

December 8, 2022 – Six nonprofit organizations serving the Greater Green Bay area have been selected for grant awards through the Stand Together Foundation The awards, totaling more than $375,000, are aimed at helping organizations in Brown, Oconto, and Kewaunee counties move people from the brink of poverty to a place of economic stability and self-sufficiency.

Grants are awarded based on a competitive application process. The Stand Together Foundation grant program offers one grant cycle annually. The next deadline for applications is October 1, 2023.

About the 2023 Stand Together Foundation grant recipients:

  • CollegeReady – Funding will support the NEW Scholars program, which helps first-generation college students from lower-income homes realize their college and career dreams. Specifically, this grant will help 45 high school students earn their diplomas and enroll in college. Learn more at
  • Community Services Agency (COMSA) – Two years of funding will support key direct-service positions to continue serving the needs of community members in making strides toward self-sufficiency. Learn more at
  • House of Hope – House of Hope’s Sustaining Hope program provides a safe and supportive connection for young parents and children who move on from homelessness and into their own independent living situation. Through this program, youth and families will experience a caring community of professionals along with occasional support for necessities like diapers, hygiene products, referrals, case management, and more. Learn more at
  • Howe Community Resource Center – Funding will be used to implement the Active Parenting Curriculum, which provides families and parents with targeted education aimed at strengthening families and preventing child abuse. Learn more at
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Educational Foundation – NWTC will pilot delivery of in-person GED/High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) test preparation instruction at We All Rise, Brown County’s African American Resource Center. The program will reduce barriers to instructional success for black and African American residents, increasing their educational attainment rate and moving residents out of poverty. Learn more at
  • The Salvation Army of Greater Green Bay – Funding will support the Pathway of Hope case management program. In 2023, this program will serve 20-25 families in Green Bay who are on the brink of poverty and will lead them towards stability and self-sufficiency. Learn more at