• Welcome to Bader Philanthropies

    Investing in people and their communities.

    For years, you've known us as the Helen Bader Foundation. As Bader Philanthropies, we'll be continuing that commitment for years to come.

  • Strengthening communities and the world

    Isabel & Alfred Bader Fund

    IABF aims to build up Milwaukee communities for all residents, while bringing new approaches to issues that affect us all.

  • Continuing a compassionate legacy

    Helen Daniels Bader Fund

    HDBF continues our commitment to Alzheimer's and healthy aging in Wisconsin and Israel, as well as arts and creativity in Milwaukee.

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Awarding grants to organizations dedicated to social good is at the heart of our mission at Bader Philanthropies:

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Program Related Investments

Our PRIs bolster for-profit enterprises and nonprofit organizations through critical funding that helps people in our society thrive.