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 Packers Corporation, “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 while raising the awareness of the Packers organization as a committed and contributing member of the various communities:
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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RETURNING APPLICANTS: If your password was set prior to September 21, 2013, it must be typed in all lower case letters.
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 during the 2014 grant cycle from an organization that has applied for grant in 2011/received grant in Feb. 2012 AND applied for grant in 2012/received grant in Feb. 2013 AND applied for grant in 2013/received grant in Dec. 2013.
In addition, the Green Bay Packers Foundation does not fund:
The Foundation announced its annual distribution of funds on December 17, 2013, awarding $750,000 to 188 civic and charitable groups throughout the state of Wisconsin. Of the organizations receiving grants, 53 are located in Brown County and were awarded an aggregated total of $142,050.
With this distribution, the Green Bay Packers Foundation has distributed more than $3.7 million to charitable organizations since 1986.
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 $15,000 come from National Football League Properties which, at the Packers’ request, returns to the Foundation on an annual basis the royalty fees paid for using the Packers logo on Wisconsin automobile license plates. Each year, the program provides $7,500 to Scholarships, Inc. for distribution to students in four-year colleges and $7,500 to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College for distribution to students in two-year associate degree or apprenticeship trades programs.
Please contact the following organizations for eligibility criteria:
The Green Bay Packers Foundation distributed an additional $57,375 in 2013 on behalf of National Football League Charities to support the following initiatives:
In addition, a $250,000 Matching Youth Football Field Grant was received and was awarded to the Ashwaubenon School District for the redevelopment of the Ashwaubenon High School football stadium and practice fields.