• Reaching a Milestone

    A $250 million investment
    in brighter futures.

    Since HBF began in 1992, we have worked with an impressive group of worthwhile organizations, providing the resources needed to promote lasting improvements in diverse communities.

  • A New Way To Connect

    Welcome to Our Online Portal.

    This fall, HBF is excited to be upgrading our database. Welcome to our new Online Portal, where you can track applications and full proposals, complete legal requirements and payment information, and access progress reports.

    Learn more.

  • A New View of Aging

    $2 Million for
    Aging-Friendly Communities
    in Rural Wisconsin.

    Through a grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, HBF is expanding efforts to make Wisconsin a national leader in healthy, engaged older adults, with a focus on rural communities.

  • Funding Our Future

    Kids need safe places
    to learn and grow.

    HBF helps create healthy environments for youth by connecting them to safe harbors in their neighborhoods, and working to put enriching, engaging opportunities within reach of local families.

  • Put Your Best Foot Forward

    Preliminary Applications Due January 8.

    What's your great idea? Review our guidelines and complete a Preliminary Application today.

  • Empowering Employees

    In tough economic
    times, we’re helping
    people get a foothold.

    HBF engages with local businesses, nonprofits, and civic partners to find collaborative solutions for connecting people with available jobs.