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Brewers Community Foundation Programs



BCF Programs

Brewers Community Foundation, Inc. is the official charitable arm of the Milwaukee 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.

50/50 RAFFLE

One lucky fan will take home half of the net proceeds from each Milwaukee Brewers home game 50/50 Raffle. The other half will go to Brewers Community Foundation to aid in efforts to support more than 200 local non-profit organizations in the area of health, education, recreation and basic needs. The 50/50 Raffle is sponsored by Northwestern Mutual.

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 their 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. 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 >>

BREWERS BUDDIES TICKET PROGRAM

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) 902-4625. More >>

EVENING WITH HANK AARON

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 >>

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

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.

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SCOREBOARD RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Brewers Community Foundation offers fans the opportunity to purchase scoreboard messages at least 2 business days in advance of Milwaukee Brewers home games. Subject to availability, requested messages will be displayed on the Miller Park scoreboard during said game (typically, but not always, between the 4th and 5th innings). Consistent with BCF's mission, all proceeds are strategically extended to support nonprofits that provide quality programming in the areas of health, education, recreation, and basic needs here in Greater Milwaukee and Wisconsin. In 2016, the program raised more than $16,000 used to positively impact the lives of local children and their families. More >>

STUDENT ACHIEVERS

Since 1987, the Student Achiever Awards Program has recognized over 550,000 students in grades 7-12 for academic achievement and academic effort in over 750 schools in the 10-county area of Southeastern Wisconsin. More >>

TEAM SMILE

Brewers Community Foundation hosted its annual "Team Smile" event at Miller Park in the summer of 2016. 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.

SUPPORT BREWERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

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 >>