Foundations in Wisconsin - Statistical Overview

Total Grants and Total Assets

Directory
Edition

Active
Foundations

Total
Grants Paid

Total
Assets

2019

2018

2017

1234

1239

1225

$803,559,961

$755,072,560

$701,607,377

$10,909,637,031

$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

 

 

Top Ten Counties

Foundations
by County

Active
Foundations

Total
Grants Paid

Total
Assets

Milwaukee

269

$345,196,611

$4,021,941,201

Waukesha

118

$96,197,183

$1,209,357,733

Dane

155

$67,298,569

$943,262,956

Outagamie

27

$36,164,403

$392,233,462

Brown

74

$29,857,448

$506,862,300

Winnebago

Racine

23

25

$19,600,591

$15,870,282

$251,954,460

$123,976,923

Wood

15

$15,371,834

$291,665,204

Marathon

27

$14,242,577

$303,604,324

Ozaukee

55

$12,537,017

$212,637,522

 

 

20 Largest Foundations by Grants Paid

No

Foundation Name

Grants Paid

Assets

FYE Date

1

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

$80,000,000

$833,000,000

12/31/2018

2

Kern Family Foundation, Inc.

$49,714,431

$726,691,638

12/31/2017

3

Bradley (Lynde and Harry) Foundation

$48,190,369

$913,084,548

12/31/2017

4

Northwestern Mutual Foundation

$27,957,331

$115,211,626

6/30/2018

5

Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

$20,547,450

$209,337,120

6/30/2018

6

Bader Philanthropies

$15,315,057

$12,456,161

8/31/2017

7

Reiman Foundation, Inc. 

$13,302,630

$79,713,084

12/31/2017

8

Kohl (Herbert H.) Charities

$11,896,204

$71,672,894

6/30/2018

9

Madison Community Foundation

$11,329,037

$248,933,893

12/31/2017

10

Goodman (Irwin A. And Robert D.) Foundation, Inc.

$10,887,323

$30,777,103

8/31/2018

11

Zilber (Joseph & Vera) Charitable Foundation

$10,855,290

$196,395,748

6/30/2018

12

Ramirez (Agustin A., Jr.) Family Foundation

$10,780,964

$19,719,120

12/31/2018

13

Wanek (Tod and Karen) Family Foundation)

$10,250,105

$5,427,412

12/31/2017

14

Baker (Pat & Jay) Foundation, Inc.

$10,237,653

$6,456,317

12/31/2017

15

American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation, Inc.

$9,500,000

$22,072,422

12/31/2018

16

New JCI Foundation Inc. 

$8,145,022

$56,755,218

9/30/2017

17

We Energies Foundation Inc.  

$7,492,440

$65,758,437

12/31/2018

18

Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Inc.

$7,341,537

$109,825,939

6/30/2018

19

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation

$7,263,256

$79,779,481

2/31/2017

20

Legacy Foundation of Central Wisconsin

$6,849,854

$157,647,588

6/30/2018