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Your support at any level is important to us. Your generous donation helps the Badger Institute fight every single day to advance free markets, individual liberty, and limited government in Wisconsin. We gratefully accept donations via cash, check, credit card or stock.

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Badger Institute

700 W. Virginia St. #301

Milwaukee, WI 53204

Stock Donation

Donating stock directly to the Badger Institute is simple, easy, and one of the most tax-smart ways you can give. The Badger Institute does not hold stock donations; rather, we immediately sell the stock for its current value. Thus, your gift makes an immediate impact on the fight for free markets, opportunity, and prosperity in Wisconsin.

The simplest way to make a gift of stock is to contact your broker and electronically transfer the stock from your account to our account at Fidelity Investments.

  1. Please contact Angela Smith, Director of Development, at or 414-254-6440 to let us know you are making a gift of stock. Please include your name, your phone number, the name of the stock you are giving, the number of shares, and approximate value.
  2. Contact your broker with the information below to initiate the transfer.
  • Account Name: Badger Institute  
  • Account Number: Z40024212 (nonretirement brokerage account)
  • Tax ID (EIN): 39-1592727
  • DTC Number: 0226  

Fidelity Investments

Attn: TOA Receives

PO Box 770001

Cincinnati, OH 45277-0036


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Become a member

Associate - $100:

Includes subscription to our biannual magazine, Diggings, our e-newsletter and invitations to Badger Institute events.

Friend - $250:

Includes subscription to Diggings, our e-newsletter, printed Badger Institute reports and free admission to two Badger Institute events (annual dinner not included).

Patron - $1,000:

Includes subscription to Diggings, our e-newsletter, printed Badger Institute reports and two tickets to the annual dinner.

President’s Council - $5,000:

Includes Patron benefits plus a lunch or dinner with the Badger Institute president or board chairman.



Or subscribe to Diggings

Subscribe to the Badger Institute's biannual magazine, Diggings, $14.98 annually.

Your subscription includes the next two issues of Diggings and email updates (please provide your email address).

To pay by credit card, (PayPal)
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To pay by check, please send payment of $14.98 along with your mailing address, noting that the payment is for Diggings,  to:

Badger Institute
700 W. Virginia St., Suite 301
Milwaukee, WI 53204

General donations

The Badger Institute believes that competitive free markets, limited government, private initiative and personal responsibility are essential to our democratic way of life.

The Badger Institute is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and does not receive government funding.

Our work is funded solely through tax-deductible gifts from foundations, companies and individuals. We appreciate your support.

You may contribute online securely (PayPal)

or you may send a check to:

Badger Institute
700 W. Virginia St., Suite 301
Milwaukee, WI 53204