By participating in the Great Wisconsin Birdathon, you can raise money for your own organization's conservation projects. Your group can have one or more Birdathon teams, and half the funds you raise will be returned to you. You have all the fun, and we do all the work!
Website with custom individual and team fundraising pages
Processing for donations and pledges by credit card or check
Receipts automatically sent to your donors
Donor contact info for your records
A check for half the total funds you raise
1. Endorse the Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative, a coalition of 175+ organizations, agencies, and businesses that pledge to help "protect, restore, and enhance the populations and habitats of Wisconsin's wild birds." It's free!
2. Start a team and follow the simple Guidelines for Organizations.
3. Fill out the Organizations and Bird Cities Information Form and mail to: Great Wisconsin Birdathon Coordinator, Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, 211 S. Paterson St. Suite 100, Madison, WI 53703
These organizations took home over $20,000 for their projects in 2017 & 2018:
Bird Cities and Clubs:
Madison Audubon Society
Winnebago Audubon Society
Milwaukee Audubon Society
Northeast Wisconsin Bird Club
Ben Goss Bird Club
Chequamegon Bird Club
Northeast Wisconsin Audubon Society
Noel J. Cutright Bird Club
Wausau Bird Club
Bird City Montello
Bird City La Crosse
Town of Rome
Hales Corners Environmental Committee
Education and research organizations:
KAMO Rusk County
Nature’s Classroom Institute
Madison Friends of Urban Nature
UW-Madison Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory.
Cable Natural History Museum
North Lakeland Discovery Center
Land preservation organizations:
Anderson Park Friends
Baraboo Range Preservation Association
Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger
Mequon Nature Preserve
Natural Heritage Land Trust
Team Feel the Berd raising funds for Madison Audubon Society during Birdathon 2016.