The Brown County Community Foundation provides community-wide collaborative leadership through philanthropy, mobilizing people and resources to make a positive impact.


To inspire the best from and for Brown County.


Core Values: 

Diversity: We seek and embrace the participation and perspectives of people and communities that reflect who we are as a region and we are committed to ensuring all residents have the opportunity to thrive

Integrity: We will uphold the public trust placed in us to ensure that we exhibit the highest ethical standards, honor our commitments, remain objective and transparent, and respect all our stakeholders

Stewardship: We govern the organization with a “Duty of Care” and “Duty of Loyalty” to preserve, protect, and grow our resources while safeguarding donor intent in perpetuity

Leadership: We will lead by example, listening to the voices in our community to convene, connect, and catalyze positive change to build a better tomorrow

Creativity: We believe the power of imagination is greater than the challenges we face and support programs that represent creative solutions to society’s problems

Excellence: We will enhance and reward nonprofit best practices and fund projects which represent innovation and increase efficiencies within sustainable organizations