2019 Sponsors


Aliant Energy logo

Madison Gas and Electric logo

Sal & Judy Troia

The Nelson Family

Carrie Lee, Gaylord Jr. “Happy,” Jeff, and Tia

Pat & Dan Cornwell

Laurie Carlson Progressive Ideas Forum logo


Carleton Holstrom & Mary Beth Kineke
(via the Holstrom-Kineke Environmental Studies Fund)



Wisconsin Public Radio

Zerology logo


Outrider Foundation

UW Center on Wisconsin Strategy

Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies

UniverCity Alliance

Nature Conservancy

Lands End logo


Aldo Leopold Nature Center

American Transmission Company

Granger Center for Supply Chain Management

Wisconsin Energy Institute

Sustain Dane: Live Forward

Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History and Environment

Nelson Institute Energy Analysis and policy

Nelson Institue Land Tenure Center

Science is Fun in the lab of Shakhashiri

Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research

Reynolds Transfer & Storage

Wisconsin Wetlands Association

International Division of University of Wisconsin Madison

Edgewood College


Division of the Arts

International Crane Foundation

Wisconsin Film Festival

Wisconsin-Sustainable Business Council

Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin


Wisconsin Humanities Council

Evolution Marketing

Urban Ecology Center

Sierra Club

UW Madison Center for the Humanities

UW Office of Community Relations

Wisconsin Foundation & Alumni Association

Outpost Natural Foods

Morgridge Center for Public Service

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Wisconsin State Historical Society

Fairshare CSA Coalition

Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Public Allies of Wisconsin

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters


  • Janice & Fritz Grutzner
  • Jeffrey Rammer-Freye
  • Jeff Rudd

Sponsorship Opportunities

Earth Day Conference at a Glance. Average attendance: 800-100. Average # of exhibitors: 50. Average networking time in exhibit hall: 75 minutes. Average percentage of attendees by demographic: Government: 12%, Education: 18%, Corporate & non-profit: 18%, Individual community participant: 26%, Student: 15%, All Others: 11%, Sponsorship tiers: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Copper

Sponsorship Contact

Please direct questions regarding conference sponsorship to:


Assistant Director, Community Engagement and Alumni Relations
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Phone: (608) 265-2564 Email: ereynolds2@wisc.edu