Nonprofits

Tools for Nonprofits

Partnering to create 

solutions

The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation partners with local nonprofits, schools, government agencies, and other philanthropies to strengthen our community. Our primary service areas include Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto counties, with some opportunities extending into other parts of Northeast Wisconsin.

Here are some tools we offer to support your work:

Grants Programs

With nine competitive grants programs, we connect resources to organizations dedicated to doing good.
Explore our Grants Programs →

Impact Investing

Impact Investing uses charitable assets to fund opportunities that produce social benefits and achieve a financial return.
Learn more or submit an idea →

Philanthropic Support

We offer philanthropic services to support your organization. These services include:

Agency funds are a simple way for your organization to build an ongoing source of income to support its mission and provide an easy way for donors to contribute.

Learn about the benefits of an agency fund →

Project funds are established for fundraising purposes such as capital campaigns or special events. We provide back-office services and investment practices to support the project goals.

Learn about the benefits of a special project fund →

We work alongside nonprofits promoting their causes, empowering their development, and advocating for their needs.

Doing things 

differently

Give BIG Green Bay

Launched in 2018, Give BIG Green Bay is a community-wide giving day that provides nonprofits serving Brown County with a platform to tell their stories, educate the community about their work, and reach new donors. More than $13 million has been generated by the event so far and it continues to spur a year-round environment of nonprofit partnership, encouragement, and catalytic growth.

  • Nonprofit application timeline: October 1 – October 31
  • Application review: November and December
  • Participation Announcement: Early January
  • Give BIG Green Bay: February 19 & 20, 2025

Each year, we look for a diverse cross-section of nonprofits to participate in and benefit from Give BIG Green Bay.

Applications are open from October 1 until midnight, October 31, on the Give BIG Green Bay website. To learn more about the event and application process, view our giving day FAQs page.

Empowering 

nonprofit

development

Nonprofit Impact Initiative

The Nonprofit Impact Initiative is a collaborative program to support the long-term health of local nonprofits. The pillars of this initiative are capacity-building grants, group learning sessions, and educational tools.

Capacity-building grants invest in the health and sustainability of nonprofit organizations serving Brown, Door, Kewaunee and Oconto counties. Learn more about eligibility, criteria, and the steps to apply by visiting the Capacity-Building grants page.

Nonprofit impact summits are designed by the participating nonprofit leaders to share experiences, best practices, and solutions and drive meaningful change inside their organizations.

Educational tools for nonprofits include the Greater Green Bay Community Hub, organizational assessments, and informational surveys.

Sharing our

knowledge

Greater Green Bay Community Hub

The Greater Green Bay Community Hub is a free, online tool to help prioritize and support your work. It provides access to community quality-of-life data as well as independent local, state, and national data that highlights trends, challenges, and opportunities to make life better.

Access the Greater Green Bay Community Hub →

Work with 

us

To learn more about the support we provide, contact the Community Impact Team at 920-432-0800 or email us directly.