Menomonee Falls Foundation
Menomonee Falls Foundation

Our Mission

The Greater Menomonee Falls Foundation transforms donors’ dreams and desires into reality by providing an effective means for investing in our community – meeting needs now and in the future.

GMFF 2017 Grant Cycle Has Opened - Applications Due Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 - 5 p.m.

$25,000 to be awarded in 2017


Grant applicants may apply for up to $6000.


The Greater Menomonee Falls Foundation is once again looking to support non-profit organizations that improve the quality of life in the Greater Menomonee Falls Area.


 As always, organizations must be properly operating with 501(c)3 status. Applicants without 501(c)(3) status may work through another qualified 501(c)(3) organization that is willing to serve as a Fiscal Sponsor/Agent for the applicant .


Grant Applications are due Friday, February 3, 2017 at 5 p.m.


Application Process is available by clicking here.


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For more information regarding grant instructions and applications please email GMFF at after reviewing requirements on Grants page.




Nominations Now Open for 2017 Awards

Visit our Awards Page for more information. 


Lifetime Achievement Award


Past Lifetime Achievement Winners:

2014Llew Tietz

2015Ed Schlumpf

2016Larry Hebbring


The Shining Star


Past Shining Star Award Winner:

2016Roger Bochek


The Unsung Hero


Past Unsung Hero Award Winner:

2016LeRoy Buelow




2016 Grant Recipients

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A total of $25,000 in grants were awarded in 2016!
Congratulations to our grant recipients:

Community League, Inc.
Easter Seals of Southeast Wisconsin

HOPE Network

YMCA of Greater Waukesha County
NAMI Waukesha, Inc.
Wildlife in Need Center
The Kindling Ltd.
Wildlife In Need Center 
Falls Patio Players
MFHS Booster Club Capital Improvement Committee


Greater Menomonee Falls Foundation

P.O. Box 53

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

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Falls Foundation Founders Society

The Greater Menomonee Falls Foundation (GMFF) Founders Society provides the foundation to build the Foundation into an effective philanthropic organization that significantly benefits the community AND the donor. 

Current Founder’s Society members include: 

  • Richard & Jayne Becker 
  • Ralph Bronner
  • Dianne Johnson & Paul Oliver
  • John & Marie Leekley, Jr.
  • Tom & Mary Roberts 
  • Llew & Alice Tietz
  • Don and Lita Schneiders
  • Dr. Robert and Sally Schwarz
  • Paul & Meg Wickesberg
  • Bob & Pat Wille

For more information on the Founder’s Society, 
contact Treasurer, Darci Middaugh at 262.617.7641 or

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