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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Make a Grant Recommendation
    Celebration Board of Directors Staff Financial Information Annual Report Awards Counties We Serve Careers Stay Connected National Standards Donors Donors Overview Become a Donor Current Donors Access Your Fund Make a Grant Recommendation Add to Your Fund Gift Planning Foundation Funds Investment Information Donor Stories BranchingOut Give Online Grantmaking opportunities For possible grant making opportunities read the latest issue of BranchingOut Learn More Contact a member of our development and donors services team to learn more about starting a fund Home Donors Current Donors Make a Grant Recommendation Supporting a cause or a charity that you care about is just a few clicks away Individuals with donor advised funds can make a grant recommendation of 250 or more by logging in to Philanthropy Online You can choose from a list of agencies or enter in your own recommendation Click on Show Details to include additional information such as whether you want to remain anonymous Please note The Greater Milwaukee Foundation reviews the financial and governance records of all nonprofits as a service to our donors and in compliance with established nonprofit guidelines If the organization has not received Foundation funding in the past your grant may be delayed while their information is received and reviewed If you would like assistance from our staff in determining the effectiveness of a particular program or would like help finding a program that meets your interest area please contact our philanthropic services team at 414 272 5805 Grantmaking opportunities For possible grant making opportunities read the latest issue of BranchingOut Learn More Contact a member of our development and donors services team to learn more about starting a fund Greater Milwaukee Foundation 101 W Pleasant St Ste 210 Milwaukee WI 53212 tel 414 272 5805 fax 414 272 6235 Facebook Twitter Donors Become a

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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Add to Your Fund
    Counties We Serve Careers Stay Connected National Standards Donors Donors Overview Become a Donor Current Donors Access Your Fund Make a Grant Recommendation Add to Your Fund Gift Planning Foundation Funds Investment Information Donor Stories BranchingOut Give Online Grantmaking opportunities For possible grant making opportunities read the latest issue of BranchingOut Investment philosophy Discover how our investment philosophy helps donors reach their philanthropic goals Home Donors Current Donors Add to Your Fund Adding to your fund will help you enhance your impact on the community and the causes you care about You can do so now through additional contributions and investment growth or later through your estate The Greater Milwaukee Foundation accepts the following resources as a way to minimize capital gains and reduce your taxable estate Cash Appreciated securities Retirement plan assets Insurance policies Closely held stock Real estate Collectables Credit card For more information on building your fund please contact the Philanthropic Services Department at 414 272 5805 Grantmaking opportunities For possible grant making opportunities read the latest issue of BranchingOut Investment philosophy Discover how our investment philosophy helps donors reach their philanthropic goals Greater Milwaukee Foundation 101 W Pleasant St Ste 210 Milwaukee WI 53212 tel 414

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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Gift Planning
    Centennial Celebration Board of Directors Staff Financial Information Annual Report Awards Counties We Serve Careers Stay Connected National Standards Donors Donors Overview Become a Donor Current Donors Access Your Fund Make a Grant Recommendation Add to Your Fund Gift Planning Foundation Funds Investment Information Donor Stories BranchingOut Give Online Learn More Contact a member of our philanthropic services team to learn more about starting a fund Build a Stronger Community Learn how through our impact areas Home Donors Current Donors Gift Planning Making the decision to give is perhaps the easiest part of charitable giving Deciding what when and how can often be the hard part Planning Perspectives an interactive web based gift planning tool created by the Planned Giving Design Center can help you explore the various charitable giving options available to you so you can feel prepared before meeting with your family your attorney or adviser Learn More Contact a member of our philanthropic services team to learn more about starting a fund Build a Stronger Community Learn how through our impact areas Greater Milwaukee Foundation 101 W Pleasant St Ste 210 Milwaukee WI 53212 tel 414 272 5805 fax 414 272 6235 Facebook Twitter Donors Become a

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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Joan Robertson
    through organizations like the Women s International League for Peace and Freedom where she and Jane Addams were charter members Mother never pushed it but she did take us to meetings Robertson 97 recalled with a laugh Her zeal and gentle persuasion influenced many to the intelligent reasonable positions she advocated But Robertson grew up at a time where peace seemed a foreign word in the world s lexicon She was born two years after World War I started The Spanish Civil War was underway while she studied English at the Connecticut College for Women World War II began while she visited relatives in Europe and the area where her aunt and uncle were living was bombed twice during that time Shortly before the war ended in 1945 she married A D Robertson Jr cofounder of what became Wisconsin s largest independently owned insurance agency Robertson Ryan Associates A lot of things have happened in my lifetime said Robertson who like her mother has a strong interest in politics and a voracious appetite for current events Through the Annette J Roberts and Joan R Robertson Fund for World Peace World Law and Peace Education Robertson carries out causes her mother championed and fulfills her own Her late husband created the fund in 1983 in honor of Annette Roberts 100th birthday Robertson who ardently believes in the power of the United Nations to bring about world peace through international law is a member of the United Nations Association of the USA and can readily cite certain UN resolutions Her volunteer work and the fund s support have revolved around like minded organizations such as the Peace Education Project of Peace Action Milwaukee the Greater Milwaukee United Nations Association and Ploughshares Fund whose efforts lead to peace and nonviolence But the fund

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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Charitable Funds
    Foundation Funds Charitable Funds Supporting Organizations Acorn Funds Agency Endowments Legacy Society Investment Information Donor Stories BranchingOut Give Online Learn More Contact a member of our philanthropic services team to learn more about starting a fund Build a Stronger Community Learn how through our impact areas Home Donors Foundation Funds Charitable Funds More than 1 200 individuals families and organizations have chosen the Greater Milwaukee Foundation as their charitable giving partner We feel privileged to have the opportunity to help them bring their mission to life and make a lasting impact on their communities The following list includes unrestricted donor advised designated field of interest and scholarship funds Separate lists are available for agency endowments supporting organizations and Acorn Funds updated Feb 2016 51 Fund 111 Anonymous Fund A and L B Fund A and L B Fund 2 Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Fund AAUW Milwaukee Branch Fund 2 Donald and Barbara Abert Fund BT Donald and Barbara Abert Fund GA Donald and Barbara Abert Fund JM Journal Foundation Donald and Barbara Abert Fund Journal Fund Lucille and Milton Abraham Lutheran Elementary School Fund Access to Benefits Fund Ackeret Family Charitable Fund Stephanie and Marc Ackerman Family Fund ACME Foundation Fund Actuant Community Outreach Fund Daniel J Adam Memorial Fund Frances and Lowell Adams Fund African American Women s Fund Project Women s Fund The Agape Donor Advised Fund Agricultural Community for Adults with Autism Fund Charles Edgar Albright and Laura Uihlein Albright Fund Thomas E and Alice M Allen Fund Alumni and Friends of Custer High School Fund Alverson Family MUHS Scholarship Fund Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 39 Next Learn More Contact a member of our philanthropic services team to learn more about starting a fund Build a Stronger Community Learn how through our

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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Supporting Organizations
    Celebration Board of Directors Staff Financial Information Annual Report Awards Counties We Serve Careers Stay Connected National Standards Donors Donors Overview Become a Donor Current Donors Foundation Funds Charitable Funds Supporting Organizations Acorn Funds Agency Endowments Legacy Society Investment Information Donor Stories BranchingOut Give Online Contact Us Contact Will Janisch to learn more about the benefits to starting a supporting organization Donor Story A fellow philanthropist and Oconomowoc resident inspires woman to strengthen sense of community through her own fund Read More Home Donors Foundation Funds Supporting Organizations Are you looking for an alternative to a private foundation A supporting organization is an easy and efficient option that provides you with lower operating costs substantial tax advantages and access to a wide range of support services While affiliated with the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and benefiting from the Foundation s public charity status a supporting organization has its own separate corporate structure and its own board that makes decisions on grantmaking gift acceptance policies and other matters A minimum balance of 1 million is required A supporting organization s purpose must be compatible with the Foundation and the IRS requires that a majority of its board members be appointed by the Foundation Typically board members are selected from a list of qualified candidates recommended by the donor Greater Cedarburg Foundation Inc Hepburn Bootstrap Foundation Inc Honkamp Family Foundation Oconomowoc Area Foundation Inc Strattec Foundation Inc West Bend Community Foundation Inc Contact Us Contact Will Janisch to learn more about the benefits to starting a supporting organization Donor Story A fellow philanthropist and Oconomowoc resident inspires woman to strengthen sense of community through her own fund Read More Greater Milwaukee Foundation 101 W Pleasant St Ste 210 Milwaukee WI 53212 tel 414 272 5805 fax 414 272 6235 Facebook Twitter Donors Become

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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Acorn Funds
    their philanthropy Read More Home Donors Foundation Funds Acorn Funds Creating a charitable legacy can often seem like a formidable undertaking Isn t it true that only the super wealthy are able to make an impact Not at all Thanks to the Greater Milwaukee Foundation s Acorn Fund program people of modest means and all ages have the opportunity to make a big difference a little at a time With Acorn Funds you make regular monthly contributions of as little as 100 until the fund grows to grantmaking size Gifts are tax deductible and reinvesting the income earned can speed the growth of the fund Jon Barsanti a retired CPA and former senior tax partner with Ernst Young created the idea in 1990 Over the past two decades donors at community foundations worldwide have adopted this concept as a way to build their funds and their philanthropy The concept has allowed any donor to start small with the full expectation that over time they can make a big difference updated Feb 2016 alinea Fund America s Freedom Center Foundation s Veterans Manor Assistance Fund Anonymous C Fund Anonymous DM Fund Anonymous JEA Fund David and Diane Bedran Fund Bergholz Family Fund Lisa Berman Fund The Bickham Project Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Washington County Inc Fund West Bend Community Foundation Inc Brain Trust Fund Brandt Johnson Family Fund Brianna s Gift Fund Vernadine Jefferson Brooks Scholarship Fund Bruce C and Joan K Brown Family Foundation Oconomowoc Area Foundation Inc Ralph and Eileen Cairns Fund for Literacy Purposes John and Julie Carpenter Family Fund Mike and Pat Carr Education Fund Cedarburg Dam Perpetuity Fund Greater Cedarburg Foundation Inc Geraldine Colletti Foundation Fund Brian J and Catherine M Cummings Fund Curling 1989 World Championships Fund Dambruch Family Fund Chris Dawson Education

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  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation :: Agency Endowments
    learn about the advantages to starting an agency endowment at the Foundation Audit Confirmation Statement Request Are you an agency endowment fund in need of a special financial or audit confirmation report Fill out our special request form to receive a copy If you have any questions please contact Mark Maurice at 414 336 7063 or by e mail Home Donors Foundation Funds Agency Endowments Nonprofits contribute to the strength and vitality of our community The Greater Milwaukee Foundation is fortunate to be able to help more than 100 plan for a secure future with annual operating support made possible through an agency endowment fund updated Feb 2016 Alexian Brothers of Wisconsin Fund Alliance Française de Milwaukee Fund Alpha Legacy Endowment Fund Artists Working in Education Fund Audio Braille Literacy Enhancement Fund Balance Inc Endowment Fund David Edward Barron Fund BCF Scholarship Endowment Fund Benediction Lutheran Phyles Endowment Fund BestD Clinic Endowment Fund Black Point Historic Preserve Operation and Maintenance Fund Boys Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee Fund Brewers Community Foundation Inc Endowment Fund Broadscope Disability Services Fund Cedarburg Cultural Center Endowment Fund Greater Cedarburg Foundation Inc Cedarburg Education Foundation Endowment Fund Greater Cedarburg Foundation Inc Cedarburg Community Scholarship Fund CEP National Endowment for the Preservation of Character Education in America s Schools Children s Outing Association Fund Community Development Society Strategic Initiatives Fund Community Development Society Endowment Fund Cream City Medical Society Legacy Scholarship Endowment Fund Delta Memorial Endowment Fund Early Music Now Board Directed Reserve Fund Early Music Now Permanent Endowment Fund Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next Contact Us Contact Mark Maurice to learn about the advantages to starting an agency endowment at the Foundation Audit Confirmation Statement Request Are you an agency endowment fund in need of a special financial or audit confirmation report Fill

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