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Achieve the Energy Transformation

Want to make a gift of securities to GPI? Please see our securities gift instructions here.

Your donation supports the Great Plains Institute’s (GPI) transformation of the energy system to benefit the economy and the environment. Your investment develops solutions that strengthen our communities, create jobs, and improve lives. Your impact will be doubled if you give between now and June 30, 2020 thanks to a generous $15,000 match provided by Madison Gas and Electric.


GPI is proud to launch Together, a special fundraising campaign that appeals for your philanthropic support through the power of stories that illustrate GPI’s impact on the clean energy transformation. Throughout the campaign we will feature people who are pivotal to GPI’s work in technology innovation, market creation and reform, and policy development. Read more about these incredible partnerships below. Together, we work to solve the climate challenge. Join us!

Recognition by national Nonprofit Evaluators

GPI earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. The Platinum Seal is the highest possible level of recognition and places GPI in the top 0.5 percent of the more than two million nonprofits listed on GuideStar’s site. The seal recognizes transparency and financial accountability.


GPI earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the leading nonprofit evaluator in the US. The recognition demonstrates our strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. A four-star rating places GPI in the top 15 percent of nonprofits in the country.

Charity Navigator Certificate


Contact Director of Development Morgan Zehner at 612-767-8281 or [email protected].