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Wisconsin: Basic Needs Giving Partnership


The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation is seeking applications for Basic Needs Giving Partnership to address the systemic, root causes of economic inequality by supporting and partnering with leaders, organizations, and regional networks who work to advance shared economic prosperity across NE Wisconsin.

Donor Name: Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

State: Wisconsin

Counties: Brown  County (WI), Kewaunee County (WI), Oconto County (WI)

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): Ongoing

Grant Size: $300,000

Grant Duration: 3 years


Consideration will be given to program proposals that address the outlined impact areas:

  • Economic Stability: One component of achieving self-sufficiency is access to specialized education or training in an environment that provides pathways to employment opportunities, the ability to earn a living wage, and the capacity to create and build assets.
  • Education: Providing every child with a high-quality education is among our most important responsibilities as a community. Educational attainment is an incredibly consequential factor in determining whether children will reach their full potential as healthy, self-sufficient adults.
  • Health and Wellness: Healthy communities are strong communities. When residents are at their best health they are active community members free from physical and mental illness, chronic disease, and injury. They are surrounded by opportunities to exercise, eat healthy, and live and play in safe neighborhoods.
  • Family Support and Social Connectedness: Social connectedness refers to an individual’s engagement in an interactive web of key relationships within a community. They envision a community in which all people are connected to the people, networks, processes, and systems they need to live healthy, productive, and meaningful lives. Strong formal relationships between organizations and support services can help better ensure that services are delivered and promote a client’s sense of well-being.

Funding Information

Single or multi-year grant funding is available, with multi-year grants typically up to $300,000 over three years.

Eligibility Criteria

The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations or governmental bodies such as schools or municipalities improving the quality of life in Brown, Kewaunee, Oconto counties through a competitive process.

For more information, visit Greater Green Bay Community Foundation.

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