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Generosity shapes the community we share

Each person who partners with the Greater Milwaukee Foundation for their philanthropy strives to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Foundation donors Sarah Berg, Paul and Philia Hayes, John W. Daniels Jr., and Joan and Annette Robertson describe what community means to them, as their giving shapes and strengthens the community we share.
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Residents set vision for thriving community

Sherman Park residents have chosen youth engagement as their top priority for Greater Milwaukee Foundation investment through an ongoing, community-driven process. The work is part of the Foundation’s much broader Thriving Communities strategy, dedicated to joining with residents of Milwaukee to create positive change in places that historically have faced barriers to revitalization.
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MCW and GMF evaluate new community-based partnership, co-location

Recognizing an opportunity for enhanced impact around aligned goals, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and the Medical College of Wisconsin are evaluating a significant partnership to advance joint efforts designed to improve health and strengthen the community.
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Steve Marcus receives volunteer leadership award

From film and hospitality, to art and music, to community and philanthropy, Steve Marcus has given people in greater Milwaukee a lifetime of positive experiences. The Greater Milwaukee Foundation recently honored Marcus, chairman of the Marcus Corporation and of Sculpture Milwaukee, with its 2018 William C. Frye Award.
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