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The 2005 release of Foundations in Wisconsin marks the 24th edition of the print directory and the 5th year of the online version ( The directory is designed as a research tool for grantseekers interested in locating information on private, corporate, and community foundations registered in Wisconsin. Each entry in this new edition has been updated or reviewed to provide the most current information available. Most of the data was extracted from IRS 990-PF tax returns filed by the foundations. However, additional information was obtained from surveys, annual reports, and foundation Web sites.

The 2005 edition documents the significant economic rebound and growth of Wisconsin foundations. The number of active grant making foundations has risen to an all-time high of 1213. As compared to last year’s numbers, total grants increased by 10% and total assets by 2%, the highest the totals have ever been.



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Marquette University, John P. Raynor, S.J., Library


Milwaukee, WI


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Foundations in Wisconsin: A Directory [24th ed. 2005]