Great Wisconsin Birdathon 2020

Raise Funds For Your Organization

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!

We Provide

  • 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


Get Started

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


Past Organizational Teams

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

Tropical Wings

UW-Madison Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory.


Nature centers:

Cable Natural History Museum

North Lakeland Discovery Center

UW-Madison Arboretum


Land preservation organizations:

Anderson Park Friends

Baraboo Range Preservation Association

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger

Groundswell Conservancy

Mequon Nature Preserve

Natural Heritage Land Trust


Team Feel the Berd raising funds for Madison Audubon Society during Birdathon 2016.