The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation (GGBCF) is a nonprofit organization providing smart and effective giving tools for donors, impactful grants for nonprofit organizations, and collaborative leadership around critical community initiatives.
Our service area includes Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto counties and we also support work in counties north of the greater Green Bay area.
INSPIRE and ENCOURAGE charitable giving in northeast Wisconsin by connecting caring people with solutions that strengthen our community.
Central to our purpose as a community foundation, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment of diverse thought, perspectives, and individuals. We will continue to challenge ourselves to GROW our understanding of each other while advocating for equitable and INCLUSIVE practices.
Together, with COURAGE and COMMITMENT, we are a catalyst for investing in solutions that strengthen our community for generations to come.
The community foundation
The power of relationships
A genuine commitment to understand diverse perspectives is central to building meaningful relationships. Acting with integrity, humility, and compassion, we achieve a greater understanding of each other and what we can accomplish together.
The impact of leadership
By listening intently and learning from each other we discover possibilities, align resources, measure impact, and solve complex problems to meet evolving needs.
The capacity to transform lives
Every act of generosity creates hope and perpetuates good throughout our community.
The necessity of collaboration
Partnerships built from distinct experiences create richer conversations, equitable opportunities, and transformative solutions.
Our responsibility for stewardship
Dedication to the ethical, fair, and accountable delivery of resources for the greater good ensures our community will thrive for generations.
We are Nationally Certified
We are a nationally certified Community Foundation by the Council on Foundations. This certification confirms we meet the most rigorous standards in philanthropy.
We are a nationally certified Community Foundation by the Council on Foundations.
The 43 National Standards require the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation to document its policies in donor services, investment management, grantmaking, and administration. The Community Foundation first received certification from the Council on Foundations in 2005. Re-certification is done every year.