Wanzek established the Wanzek Family Foundation in 2009, supporting projects throughout the community, region, and beyond.
Wanzek supported the following organizations:
- Cathedral of St Mary, Fargo, ND – renovations and additions including Wanzek Center, adoration chapel, acquisition and construction of new parking lot, south entrance and elevator addition, and fence and signage around the entire campus.
- Northern Lights Council – Boy Scouts of America, Fargo, ND – construction of the Jon L Wanzek Center for Scouting – Fargo, ND. In addition, Wanzek funded the construction of the Trading Post, Scout History Center, Tornado Shelters at Camp Wilderness – Park Rapids, MN.
- Wanzek has also supported many other organizations including Mayo Clinic, Hennepin Health Foundation (Breast center/ infusion room/stain glass artwork), Hennepin County Health Care (Burn center), Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, Artists for Peace & Justice, Creative Coalition, University of Notre Dame, Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Fellowship of Catholic University Students, Pioneer Trails Regional Museum, Bonanzaville, Ghana Catholic Church, Doctors without Borders, National Music Museum, and many others.