Brewers Community Foundation, Inc. is the official charitable arm of the Brewers. We are proud to give back to our community in many ways. Brewers Community Foundation harnesses the pride, passion and commitment of Brewers fans, players and other supporters to positively impact the lives of children and families in Greater Milwaukee and Wisconsin. We seek to be thoughtful and dependable, philanthropic leaders actively engaged in providing needed financial support consistent with our mission.
The 50/50 Raffle tickets are sold throughout Miller Park from gate opening through the fourth inning of every Brewers home game. The winning ticket will be announced in the middle of the sixth inning, right before the Klement's Famous Sausage Race, and the winner will have until the middle of the seventh inning to claim his/her prize at the 50/50 information table. If the prize goes unclaimed by the middle of the seventh inning, another ticket will be drawn and announced. One lucky fan will take home half of the net proceeds from the game's raffle ticket sales. The other half will go to Brewers Community Foundation. Last year Brewers Community Foundation was able to help more than 200 local non-profit organizations in the area of health, education, recreation and basic needs. For the winning raffle number and amount please call the 50/50 Raffle hotline at (414) 902-4334 or visit the 50/50 Raffle page: More >>
During the months of April, June and August, Brewers Community Foundation invites fans to drop off items or make a donation of $5 and receive a Milwaukee Brewers player collectible pin. These items and donations are then distributed to non-profit organizations in areas where they are greatly needed. This year the dates and requested items will be:
- April 29 - May 1: Peanut Butter for Feeding America
- June 24 - June 26: Toiletries
- August 28 - August 30: School Supplies
- September 23 - September 25: Hats, Mittens, Scarves
Brewers Community Foundation will host its seventh annual BCF Week, May 12 through May 19, 2016. The week will feature fundraisers on each game day that will engage and delight fans throughout the home stand. The "Ultimate Auction" will be held online during this period featuring Brewers memorabilia and VIP experiences with the auction starting on May 7 and ending May 17. Proceeds from each fundraiser will support the mission of Brewers Community Foundation. More >>
Last season, thousands of complimentary game tickets were distributed to youth groups and community organizations through this program. The program is made possible through the generosity of season seat holders, ownership, players, sponsors and MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, who provides game tickets to Brewers Community Foundation for distribution to community groups. For more information about participation in this program, call (414) 902-4509. More >>
Runners and walkers look forward to the annual 5K Famous Racing Sausages Run/Walk held each summer at Miller Park. The 2016 5K Famous Racing Sausages Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, July 30. This year, thousands of participants will race with the popular Klement's Famous Racing Sausages, who actually run the entire 5K course. All net proceeds from the annual run/walk support the programs of Brewers Community Foundation. Individual fundraising through Brewers Community Foundation's online tool will provide needed support to Fisher House Wisconsin, a-soon-to-be-built facility for the families of injured military while their loved one is being treated at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Hospital. More >>
Brewers Community Foundation provides a significant number of grants each year to non-profit organizations. Our funding efforts strategically extend financial support to non-profits that provide quality programming in the areas of health, education, recreation and basic needs, with a particular focus on low income and disadvantaged youth and their families. Grants are generally limited up to $10,000 for Wisconsin-based organizations. In 2015, all grant applications will be submitted online. More >>
Baseball legend and former Braves' and Brewers' great Hank Aaron returns to Milwaukee each year for a special fundraising event that will be held in August of 2016, in Miller Park's SKYY Lounge and hosted by Brewers Community Foundation. Proceeds from this event are directed to the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation, which helps area children fulfill a special talent and realize their full potential. The Evening with Hank Aaron event has raised more than $750,000 with funds donated by Brewers Community Foundation and administered through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.More >>
Brewers Community Foundation offers two kinds of scoreboard displays.
- For $100 you can receive a single line display of up to 35 characters (including spaces and punctuation.)
- For $250 you can receive a full scoreboard display of up to 75 characters (including spaces and punctuation.)
If you are interested in either of these please contact Joan Enters through email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (414-902-4318).
Another option is through the Milwaukee Brewers Ticket Office. They offer a package in which a name is added to the Birthday List for $25, and for an additional $15 a gift can also be received. For this package please call the office at 414-902-4000.
All scoreboard messages are subject to availability and the discretion of Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club. More >>
Brewers Community Foundation, Inc. is proud to offer three scholarship programs to Wisconsin Students. All scholarship applications will be submitted online.
The Allan H. Selig Scholarship Program was created in the name of former Brewers President and current Commissioner of Baseball Allan H. (Bud) Selig. Funding for the scholarships is the result of proceeds donated by Major League Baseball, from the All-Star Workout Day, part of the 2002 All-Star festivities held at Miller Park. Selected candidates will receive $2,500 annually, renewable each year for a total of $10,000 over four years.
The Players/Coaches Scholarship Program is made possible thanks to Milwaukee Brewers players' and coaches' commitment to educational opportunities for youth. This scholarship is a one-year award that varies in amounts from season to season. Generally scholarship awards have been between $1,000 and $2,500.
The Miller Park Community Scholarship Program provided its first award in 2013. Eligible applicants must be a minority or female student residing in either Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington or Racine County. Applicants must also be a student pursuing studies in a design-or construction-related field at a technical college, college or university in the State of Wisconsin. Scholarship awards will be of varying amounts based on need. More >>
Brewers Community Foundation is proud to give back to our community and we consider our charitable efforts an important part of who we are as an organization. Brewers Community Foundation is the non-profit tax-exempt arm of the Milwaukee Brewers that supports non-profits in greater Milwaukee and Wisconsin in the areas of health, education, recreation and basic needs. You can join our efforts by donating to Brewers Community Foundation to make a contribution today. Donate >>
Brewers Community Foundation hosted its annual "Team Smile" event at Miller Park in 2015. In partnership with Delta Dental, approximately 300 children from Boys & Girls Club and Journey House received free oral health education, dental screenings, dental treatment if needed, teeth cleanings and education on how the mouth and body are linked for overall health. In addition, there were special appearances from the Klement's Famous Racing Sausages and Bernie Brewer.