Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Heritage Hill Foundation

  • Green Bay, WI
  • www.heritagehillgb.org

Mission Statement

Heritage Hill Foundation was founded in 1975 as a precursor to Heritage Hill State Historical Park Living History Museum in Green Bay, WI. Heritage Hill portrays the rich midwestern U.S. experience from 1672 to 1905 in 4 time periods - Fur Trade (1672-1762), Fort Howard (1836), Growing Community (1871) and Belgian Farm (1905). Interpreters staff more than 25 historic and reconstructed buildings to give an interactive history.

Service Areas

Self-reported

Wisconsin

Northeast Wisconsin

ruling year

1975

Principal Officer since 2004

Self-reported

Ms Barbara Miller

Keywords

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Living History Museum, northeastern Wisconsin Fur Trade, Belgian Farm, Fort Howard

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EIN

23-7456293

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Museum & Museum Activities (A50)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Heritage Hill Foundation maintains an Endowment Fund, which provides unrestricted operating funds. In addition, restricted funds are establish to maintain and staff historic buildings and for landscaping. Funds are also raised for specific projects. Approximately 35,000 visitors take part in living history each year including 19,000 in school groups. Grants are given each year to 9 local "at-risk" grade schools so that students may visit at no cost.

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Service Areas

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Wisconsin

Northeast Wisconsin

Funding Needs

Annual funding need of $450,000

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HERITAGE HILL FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Heritage Hill Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms Barbara Miller

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs Ingrid Merkatoris

No Affiliation

Term: Jan 2009 - Dec 2010

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