Give Through Your IRA

If you are 70 1/2 or older, you can make a tax-free distribution from your IRA to the Wisconsin Historical Foundation. It's an easy way to support what you're passionate about - keeping Wisconsin history alive!

How It Works
 1. Contact your IRA custodian
 2. Request a transfer of your gift amount (up to $100,000) directly to the Wisconsin Historical Foundation (EIN: 39-0921093)
 3. Have gift sent to this address:

Wisconsin Historical Foundation
PO Box 260050
Madison, WI 53726-0050

Note: If you would prefer to give via stock, please contact Ryan Stucki, Controller, at (608) 261-9588 or for instructions.

Who is Eligible

You can give through IRA qualified charitable distributions if:
 - You are over the age of 70 and 1/2
 - You have a traditional or inherited IRA
 - You want to give on or before December 31st

How You Benefit
 - Ensure you reach your required minimum distribution for the year.
 - Lower your taxable income - these distributions are excluded from your adjusted gross income (AGI) even if you don't itemize deductions!
 - Keep Wisconsin history alive for generations to come.


Do you have questions about donating or becoming a member? We're here to help!

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