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AFFW Awards Grants

Learn about the 2023 recipients

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A Fund By and For the Community

Discover the history of MCF's Community Impact Fund

Join MCF in working to enhance the common good through philanthropy

Be the Impact - Give Now

Support the community you love

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Letting Black Girls Shine

Discover how Black Girl Magic uplifts girls across Madison

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Leave a Legacy

Achieve your charitable goals through your estate

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Greater Madison Nonprofit Directory

Explore nonprofits in our community

What We Do

Madison Community Foundation works with
individuals, nonprofits and professional advisors 
to enhance the common good through philanthropy.

  • We create donor advised funds to help people achieve their philanthropic goals
  • We help donors create a legacy of giving through their estate plans
  • We manage nonprofit endowments that provide a reliable source of annual support
  • We collaborate with professional advisors to serve their clients' needs
  • We bring people together to support nonprofits through MCF's grantmaking programs
  • We advance research and best practices in the nonprofit field
  • We provide administrative support for capital campaigns
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Learn More

Local knowledge. Meaningful change.

Enhancing the common good.

Madison Community Foundation works with individuals, nonprofits, businesses and other organizations to enhance the common good through philanthropy. Thanks to the generosity of the people who give, nonprofits here and around the world have the resources they need to support the communities they serve.


Madison Community Foundation is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) community trust. EIN: 39-6038248.