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Greater Milwaukee Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Present funds include many discretionary funds and some funds designated by the donors to benefit specific institutions or for special purposes, including educational institutions, arts and cultural programs, community development, social services, and health care; support also for conservation and historic preservation.


Established in 1915 in WI by declaration of trust - The foundation is made up of over 1100 charitable funds, each created by individual donors or families to serve the charitable causes of their choice. Grants from these funds serve people throughout Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ozaukee and Washington counties and beyond. Started in 1915, the foundation is one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the U.S. and abroad, with assets of over $600 million


Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Community foundation




101 W Pleasant Milwaukee, WI United States 53212

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