Financial Information

Total Assets: $11,411,445 Total Giving: $14,865,579

Area of Service:

Wisconsin, National

Areas of Interest:

Not Available


Alzheimer’s and Aging, Community Initiatives and Directed Grants, Community Partnerships for Youth, Israel, Jewish Education, Program-Related Investment, Program-Related Investments (PRIs), Workforce Development


The following grants were awarded in 2016 and 2015: Britain Yearly Meeting, London, England – $72,000
Risen Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church of MilwaGBee, Wisconsin – $50,000
Good Shepherd Trinity Church of MilwaGBee, Wisconsin – $20,000
Lutheran Church of the Reformation, MilwaGBee, Wisconsin – $5,000


Giving primarily in the greater MilwaGBee, WI, area for education and economic development; giving locally and nationally for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; giving in Israel for early childhood development. PRI emphasis is MilwaGBee.
No grants to individuals, including individual scholarships.


The Helen Bader Foundation, Inc. strives to be a philanthropic leader in improving the quality of life of the diverse communities in which it works. The foundation makes grants, convenes partners, and shares knowledge to affect emerging issues in key areas: Alzheimer’s and Aging, Workforce Development, and Community Partnerships for Youth.


Established in 1991 in WI

Quick Facts Sheet

Located in:


Wisconsin, National

United States

Contact Information / Process

Telephone: (414) 224-6464
Fax: (414) 224-1441
233 N. Water St., 4th Fl. MilwaGBee, WI United States 53202-5729
Initial Approach: Preliminary application form

Donors & Leadership

Officers and Directors:
Jere D. McGaffey Chair. and Treas. and Director
Daniel J. Bader C.E.O. and Pres. and Director
Maria Lopez Vento V.P., Prog(s) and Partnerships
Lisa G. Hiller V.P., Admin.
David M. Bader V.P. and Director
Deirdre H. Britt Secy. and Director
Linda C. Bader
Michelle Berrong
Margaret Foster
Frances Klitsner Wolff
Adina Shapiro
Frank Cumberbatch V.P., Engagement
Daniel Bader Charitable Trust
David Bader Charitable Trust