Foundations in Wisconsin - Statistical Overview

Total Grants and Total Assets

Directory
Edition

Active
Foundations

Total
Grants Paid

Total
Assets

2017

1225

$701,607,377

$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

270

$283,204,349

$3,516,728,501

Waukesha

116

$97,177,851

$1,313,714,762

Dane

147

$57,441,013

$712,169,533

Outagamie

29

$38,028,617

$353,204,339

Brown

72

$23,148,160

$366,294,994

Ozaukee

53

$13,358,652

$202,793,814

Racine

24

$13,220,380

$120,611,083

Winnebago

22

$13,010,655

$238,081,974

Rock

30

$12,714,674

$188,762,260

Marathon

29

$188,762,260

$216,702,950

 

20 Largest Foundations by Grants Paid

No

Foundation Name

Grants Paid

Assets

FYE Date

1

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

$60,114,000

$756,000,000

12/31/2016

2

Bradley (Lynde and Harry) Foundation

$42,588,753

$845,139,789

12/31/2015

3

Kern Family Foundation, Inc.

$35,987,541

$681,000,000

12/31/2015

4

Baker (Pat & Jay) Foundation, Inc.

$21,403,416

$22,787,067

12/31/2015

5

Northwestern Mutual Foundation

$18,831,775

$110,769,462

6/30/2016

6

Ramirez (Agustin A., Jr.) Family Foundation

$16,281,621

$6,306,790

12/31/2016

7

Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

$15,873,230

$203,066,205

6/30/2016

8

Reiman Foundation, Inc.

$14,846,298

$102,160,006

12/31/2015

9

Bader Philanthropies

$12,369,775

$14,617,068

8/31/2015

10

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Foundation

$11,087,649

$67,418,010

12/31/2015

11

Batterman (Theodore W.) Family Foundation, Inc.

$10,361,144

$47,061,921

12/31/2015

12

Johnson Controls Foundation

$8,903,740

$55,302,592

12/31/2015

13

Madison Community Foundation

$8,881,273

$159,552,666

12/31/2015

14

Zilber (Joseph & Vera) Charitable Foundation

$8,375,296

$188,080,253

6/30/2016

15

Wanek (Todd and Karen) Family Foundation

$8,246,322

$9,399,405

12/31/2015

16

We Energies Foundation Inc.

$7,353,476

$44,704,171

12/31/2016

17

Ceres Trust

$7,316,739

$21,070,164

12/31/2015

18

Wanek (Ronald & Joyce) Foundation, Ltd.

$6,867,391

$49,414,305

12/31/2015

19

Burke Foundation

$6,356,946

$111,848,169

12/31/2016

20

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

$5,874,019

$46,197,645

8/31/2016