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As the largest youth-serving organization in Milwaukee, we do whatever it takes to provide access to safe places, character and leadership development, academic support, recreation and mentorship to the youth in our community.

Together we can ensure great futures start here.

"Did you know that Boys & Girls Clubs has maintained a growth trajectory for more than 20 years and has become the largest provider of afterschool care in the community? This is made possible by leveraging both public support and private contributions on a 1:1 basis."

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Ways to Give

As a 501(c)(3), Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee has tax exempt status.
Donations made to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

Charity Navigator rates us with their highest 4-rating for sound fiscal management. This means after reviewing our most recent financial information, Charity Navigator concluded that Boys & Girls Clubs consistently execute our mission in a fiscally responsible way and outperform most other charities in America. Learn more about how your gifts are spent below.

Your donation supports the programming that positively impacts our members each day. Whether Club members need homework help, a consistent source of encouragement, help with college access and career development or a place to learn and grow, they will find it at a Club.

We understand your gift is meant for the children who need it most. This is why more than 80% of donations go directly toward programs and operations for our members.

From 2021 (latest financial statements)

Total support & other revenue: $28,004,311

Total Operational Expenses: $26,630,639

Traditional Clubs & Camp
School Sites
Management and General Operations

All children deserve good nutrition and a safe place to grow and play. Boys & Girls Clubs members receive this and so much more. Learn about our members.

Learn more about: Programs that work  |  Safety & accessiblity  |  Educational support  |  Our locations

Age Range

23% 4-8 years old
34% 9-12 years old
23% 13-15 years old
20% 16+ years old


53% Male
47% Female

Household Income

94% of Boys & Girls Clubs members qualify for free or reduced lunch.


62% African-American
25% Hispanic
2% Caucasian
4% Other & Multi-Racial
2% Asian

"Best yet: The Boys & Girls Clubs helped me be a better person, make a difference in the world, be a good mom with silly songs to sing, great stories to share and friendships to last a lifetime."