The Green Bay Packers Foundation has been giving back to Wisconsin’s communities since it was established in 1986 by Judge Robert J. Parins, then president of the Green Bay Packers, Inc., “as a vehicle to assure continued contributions to charity.” The Foundation, an entity independent of the Green Bay Packers, Inc., considers grant requests from charities possessing one or more of the following goals:
We begin accepting applications March 1st of each year and will continue to accept applications until July 1st of each year.
All applications must be submitted online. The application process includes an eligibility evaluation to help determine if an organization meets the criteria to participate in our competitive grant application process.
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It is important to contact us if the primary contact indicated on the grant application changes so that we can provide timely notifications throughout the grant cycle.
To be eligible for a grant, an organization is required to:
Each organization is limited to one application per grant cycle (March 1st to July 1st). If more than one application is received from the same organization in the same grant cycle, only one application will be considered.
Grant applications will not be accepted from organizations:
In addition, the Green Bay Packers Foundation generally does not fund:
The Foundation announced its annual distribution of funds on December 8, 2015, awarding $600,000 to 236 civic and charitable groups throughout the state of Wisconsin. Of the Foundation's contributions Tuesday, 40 grants – aggregating $110,000 – were awarded to Brown County organizations. Additional grants, totaling $490,000, were made to 196 other groups around the state.
The Foundation now has distributed more than $5.9 million for charitable purposes since it was established in 1986 by Judge Robert J. Parins, then president of the Packers Corporation, "as a vehicle to assure continued contributions to charity."
The Green Bay Packers Scholarship Program is an educational partnership with Scholarships, Inc. and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. The program was established in 2002 to benefit students from Brown County.
Scholarship funds totaling $53,000 was awarded – $26,500 to Scholarships Inc., for distribution to students in four-year colleges, and $26,500 to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) for distribution to students in two-year associate degree or apprenticeship trades programs. A portion of the scholarship funds come from National Football League Properties which, at the Packers' request, returns to the Foundation royalty fees paid for using the Packers logo on Wisconsin automobile license plates. Because the royalties do not fully cover the scholarships, the Green Bay Packers fund the remainder of the amount, a figure which totals $151,000 since 2006.
Please contact the following organizations for eligibility criteria:
The Green Bay Packers Foundation distributed an additional $89,080 in 2015 on behalf of National Football League Foundation to support the following initiatives: