Grants awarded through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s competitive grant process are reviewed on a quarterly basis by our Community Investment team. The calendar below lists all upcoming deadlines. Community Investment staff will notify grantees about their grant status immediately following the Board’s quarterly meetings.

2017 Grant Calendar

First quarter

Letter of inquiry available: Nov. 15, 2016

Letter of inquiry deadline: Dec. 1, 2016

Grant application deadline: Jan. 5, 2017

Board meeting: March 20, 2017


Second quarter  

*Capital and project requests accepted

Letter of inquiry availableFeb. 6, 2017

Letter of inquiry deadline: Feb. 20, 2017

Grant application deadline: March 27, 2017

Board meeting: June 5, 2017


Third quarter

Letter of inquiry availableTBD

Letter of inquiry deadline: TBD

Grant application deadline: TBD

Board meeting: TBD


Fourth quarter

Letter of inquiry availableTBD

Letter of inquiry deadline: TBD

Grant application deadline: TBD

Board meeting: TBD

Other grant opportunities

A number of our funds each have their own separate grant cycles and application deadlines. For more information, visit the other grant opportunities page.

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Contact Us

For questions or issues with the application process, contact the Program and Grants Associate.