Top Giving Foundations: WI

Foundations have far-ranging interests. With some research, you’ll find one that's a “fit” for your work.

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The foundations listed below are from GrantDomain. They’re prescreened: they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate interest in receiving grant proposals. Some foundations are omitted, even though they award large grants, because they don’t accept unsolicited grant proposals. We list up to forty foundations for each state.

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc. $42,588,753
Greater Milwaukee Foundation $42,120,031
Kern Family Foundation, Inc. $36,186,004
Patty and Jay Baker Foundation, Inc. $21,403,416
Kohler Foundation, Inc. $19,515,084
Northwestern Mutual Foundation $18,831,775
Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc. $13,468,140
Bader Philanthropies, Inc. $12,369,775
Madison Community Foundation $8,881,273
We Energies Foundation, Inc. $7,353,476
The Argosy Foundation $6,062,117
Mead Witter Foundation, Inc. $5,781,925
The L.E. Phillips Family Foundation, Inc. $5,762,890
S.C. Johnson Giving, Inc. $5,715,497
Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Inc. $5,424,417
The Windhover Foundation $4,211,789
Siebert Lutheran Foundation, Inc. $4,114,492
Oshkosh Area Community Foundation $4,067,812
Marshall & Ilsley Foundation, Inc. $3,974,500
Rath Foundation, Inc. $3,823,121
The George Kress Foundation, Inc. $3,606,890
Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation, Inc. $3,590,137
Harley-Davidson Foundation, Inc. $3,299,683
Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc. $3,166,965
Ruth St. John & John Dunham West Foundation, Inc. $3,113,058
Sentry Insurance Foundation, Inc. $2,811,168
La Crosse Community Foundation $2,802,497
Racine Community Foundation, Inc. $2,775,723
Bemis Company Foundation $2,733,898
Waukesha County Community Foundation $2,700,690
Brewers Community Foundation $2,460,454
Jane Bradley Pettit Foundation $2,444,500
Vine and Branches Foundation, Inc. $1,982,500
St. Croix Valley Foundation $1,950,264
The Evjue Foundation, Inc. $1,949,359
Alliant Energy Foundation $1,825,935
The A.O. Smith Foundation, Inc. $1,807,513
Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin $1,794,325
The Judd S. Alexander Foundation, Inc. $1,792,226
Fleck Foundation $1,779,500