Foundations in Wisconsin - Statistical Overview

Total Grants and Total Assets

Directory
Edition

Active
Foundations

Total
Grants Paid

Total
Assets

2018

2017

1239

1225

$755,072,560

$701,607,377

$10,502,179,880

$9,635,262,424

2016

1241

$623,668,784

$9,638,306,941

2015

1256

$579,703,766

$9,532,780,829

2014

1276

$551,306,717

$8,147,400,419

2013

1264

$487,953,327

$7,068,417,918

2012

1301

$490,683,280

$7,022,030,971

2011

1324

$458,107,578

$6,260,367,106

2010

1314

$473,144,467

$5,623,975,366

2009

1286

$507,979,753

$6,871,185,363

2008

1275

$475, 341,193

$7,271,381,937

 

Top Ten Counties

Foundations
by County

Active
Foundations

Total
Grants Paid

Total
Assets

Milwaukee

275

$316,811,042

$4,067,394,750

Waukesha

115

$103,894,490

$1,185,313,472

Dane

154

$52,915,417

$843,249,420

Outagamie

29

$34,602,001

$374,717,402

Brown

74

$30,277,714

$416,736,290

Winnebago

Wood

24

14

$17,596,860

$16,953,480

$254,888,919

$284,734,105

Ozaukee

52

$13,705,515

$212,605,231

Racine

28

$12,778,121

$120,423,639

Rock

32

$12,172,959

$211,267,389

 

 

20 Largest Foundations by Grants Paid

No

Foundation Name

Grants Paid

Assets

FYE Date

1

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

$95,500,000

$913,000,000

12/31/2017

2

Kern Family Foundation, Inc.

$49,618,261

$726,688,000

12/31/2017

3

Bradley (Lynde and Harry) Foundation

$37,124,360

$849,426,516

12/31/2016

4

Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

$20,547,450

$209,337,120

6/30/2017

5

Northwestern Mutual Foundation

$17,496,803

$105,202,792

6/30/2017

6

Ramirez (Agustin A., Jr.) Family Foundation

$16,281,621

$6,306,790

12/31/2016

7

Bader Philanthropies

$14,865,579

$11,411,445

8/31/2016

8

Reiman Foundation, Inc.

$14,436,069

$84,534,344

12/31/2016

9

Wanek (Todd and Karen) Family Foundation

$12,513,236

$11,067,369

12/31/2016

10

Madison Community Foundation

$11,329,037

$248,933,893

12/31/2017

11

Zilber (Joseph & Vera) Charitable Foundation

$10,740,074

$184,959,199

6/30/2017

12

Kohl (Herbert H.) Charities

$10,722,450

$79,007,143

6/30/2017

13

We Energies Foundation Inc.

$7,353,476

$44,704,171

12/31/2016

14

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation

$7,249,309

$70,809,947

12/31/2016

15

Legacy Foundation of Central Wisc

$6,608,500

$155,919,764

6/30/2017

16

Wanek (Ronald & Joyce) Foundation, Ltd.

$6,565,736

$65,761,397

12/31/2016

17

Baker (Pat & Jay) Foundation, Inc.

$6,225,200

$16,692,248

12/31/2016

18

Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Inc.

$6,027,501

$75,390,484

6/30/2017

19

Phillips (L.E.) Family Foundation, Inc

$5,762,890

$129,973,762

2/28/2017

20

SC Johnson Giving, Inc.

$5,715,497

$13,193,814

7/1/2016