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The Grants Process
Our competitive grants program is strategic and responsive to the ever-changing needs of the greater Green Bay community. We fund projects that work to improve the quality of life in Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto counties and support collaboration among nonprofit organizations.
ANNIE PALUCH Sr. Vice President of Community Impact
Be a non-profit organization, (exempt from federal income taxes under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and not be classified as a 509(a)(3) supporting organization), or a governmental body, such as a school or municipality.
Serve the people of greater Green Bay: Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto counties.
Conduct business without discrimination based on race, religion, gender, sexual preference, age, marital status, disability, or national origin.
Address a well-defined need, with a clearly defined action.
Improve the quality of life for our community or its residents.
Use innovative approaches to address community issues.
Help the organization become self-sufficient.
Use partnerships or collaboration to leverage additional impact.
Be feasible and likely to succeed.
Demonstrate a reasonable level of risk.
Propose appropriate and reasonable budgetary items.
Attract additional funding and leverage resources.
Create well-defined, meaningful, and measurable project outcomes and methods to report actual outcomes.
Have a long-term impact, especially relative to cost.
Not have received a grant for a similar purpose from the same granting program in the past 18 months.
Have a positive standing with the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation regarding previously received grants, including the complete and timely submission of required final reports (and mid-term reports where applicable).