Funding Priorities

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The primary mission of the J. J. Keller Foundation, Inc. is to provide funding to organizations, projects and programs that will positively impact lives in the greater Fox Valley communities of Wisconsin – Oshkosh to Green Bay. 

The focus giving areas include:

  • Basic human needs (food, shelter, clothing, good medical care)
  • Physical and mental health and healing
  • Human services
  • Educational programs (“life skills” vs. schools)
  • Preventative programming
  • Critical community needs

The Foundation generally will not provide funding for:

  • Individuals or schools
  • Raffle tickets, door prizes or table sponsorships
  • Youth/adult sports programs and school activities (teams, booster clubs, golf outings, extracurricular activities, etc.)
  • Endowments
  • Political actions or lobbying efforts
  • Organizations not granted IRS public 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • Capital campaigns

The Foundation will not accept any type of gratuity as a result of providing funding to a charitable organization.

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