Make a Gift
Center for Culture, History, and Environment Program Fund – 112906983
Gifts to this fund provide general, discretionary support to the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE). Gifts may be used to enhance or expand the center’s teaching, research, and public service roles or to help pursue new opportunities and address strategic priorities, including the top-tier research of CHE faculty and graduate students. Gifts may also be used for faculty, staff, and student recruitment, retention, and morale.
Edge Effects Program Fund – 112900450
Gifts to this fund provide discretionary support that may be used to enhance or expand Edge Effects, the digital magazine and podcast produced by UW-Madison students affiliated with the Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History and Environment. Gifts may also be used by the leadership team of the Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History and Environment to pursue new teaching/research/outreach opportunities related to Edge Effects, address the program’s strategic priorities, offer student scholarships, and support faculty, staff, and student recruitment, retention, and morale.
Gifts in any amount are needed and appreciated!
Nelson Institute Leadership Circle
Donors who make cumulative gifts of $1,000 or more (to any combination of Nelson Institute funds) in a calendar year will automatically become members of the Nelson Institute Leadership Circle.
Giving By Check
Checks should be made payable to UW Foundation – Nelson Institute and mailed to:
University of Wisconsin Foundation
US Bank Lockbox, Box 78807
Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807
Please include the fund name and number in the memo field on your check. In addition, we ask that you please print and include this form (pdf) with your check.
Many employers match personal donations with an equal or greater contribution. In some cases, companies will match the gifts of retired employees. Please consider checking with your human resources department to find out if your company offers a matching gift program.
Questions About Making a Gift?
General questions and/or inquiries related to estate gifts and/or gifts of stock and securities should be directed to Ann Swenson, the Nelson Institute’s associate dean for advancement, or Dan Fallon, the Nelson Institute’s senior director of development.
Associate Dean for Advancement
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Senior Director of Development
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association
Questions about the Center for Culture, History, and Environment should be directed to Will Brockliss.
Professor Will Brockliss
Director and Bradshaw Knight Professor
of the Environmental Humanities