Joseph & Vera Zilber Family Foundation
The Joseph and Vera Zilber Family Foundation is a private, independent grant-making institution founded by the late Joseph J. Zilber in 1961. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Joe Zilber attended Milwaukee public schools and Marquette University, where he met his wife, Vera. They lived and raised their children in Milwaukee, where Joe established Zilber Ltd., a residential and commercial real estate firm.
The Joseph and Vera Zilber Family Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the well-being of individuals, families, and neighborhoods by investing in nonprofit organizations to address basic needs and help ensure personal safety; increase access to social and economic opportunity; and improve the quality of life in neighborhoods.