The Ridges Sanctuary

Preservation, Education, and Research


Support in the form of memberships, donations or planned giving assists us throughout the year with educational programming, invasive species control, special habitat studies and general property maintenance. With your help, we are able to fund knowledgeable speakers, provide informative field trips and increase our community outreach. Together, we can protect Wisconsin’s first land trust, preserve 1,600 acres of critical habitat and sustain our children’s sense of wonder in the natural world.

Your donation is tax deductible as allowed by law. The Ridges Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Click here to make a donation

Annual Appeal

Sent in early to mid November, the Annual Appeal is a critical fundraiser for The Ridges. Click here for the 2019 Annual Appeal from.

Donations can be made year-round in support of the following categories:

Operations (Funds raised will offset annual operational expenses such as staff, supplies, and maintenance)

Land (Donations to this fund will be utilized to purchase new land for The Ridges)

Endowment (Donations to this fund are invested into a larger investment. Then, gains from the investment are utilized to offset operational expenses)

Planned Giving (Albert Fuller Society)

Add The Ridges to your will or estate plans.

If you have any questions or would like to talk with a Ridges employee, click here or call 920.839.2802.

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