Gold Sponsors

Wisconsin Counties Association

WCA is the foremost voice of county officials representing all 72 counties in Wisconsin. WCA provides services to county officials and other government entities, including lobbying, insurance programs, education, research, grant development and consulting services in order to affect public policy to the benefit of county government.

Evjue Foundation

The Evjue Foundation, Inc. is the charitable arm of The Capital Times, a progressive voice for news, information and opinion for more than 94 years. William T. Evjue founded the paper in 1917 to ensure that those without the power of wealth and station would have a champion in the never-ending quest for clean and just government.


WisconsinEye is a private, non-profit public affairs cable network delivering nonpartisan, unedited, state government news. The WisconsinEye website offers both live and archived video streaming of Capitol coverage, as well as other resources for civic education and engagement. The non-profit also works closely with Wisconsin educators to produce primary source videos and lesson plans design to engage students in state goverment.

MG&E Foundation

Madison Gas and Electric’s commitment to its customers extends far beyond reliable energy. Established in 1967, the MGE Foundation is MGE’s philanthropic arm. In the last five years, the Foundation has given more than $5 million to more than 400 community organizations.

Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities

The Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities is the organization of the 24 independent (or private) institutions of higher learning in Wisconsin. All of WAICU's programs support educational opportunity.

League of Wisconsin Municipalities

The League of Wisconsin Municipalities was created on Dec. 14, 1898, to help Wisconsin cities and villages share ideas and learn from one another, to train and provide information to the people elected and appointed to govern those cities and villages, and to advocate on their behalf with the Wisconsin Legislature, Governor and state agencies.

Silver Sponsors

Local Government Institute of Wisconsin

The Local Government Institute of Wisconsin, Inc. is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan corporation representing all citizens of Wisconsin at the local level and created to conduct research, enhance collaboration, and educate the public and policymakers on ways to improve local government’s ability to serve the people.

Bronze Sponsors

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, grassroots, political organization established in 1920 that advocates for informed and active participation in government. Our members are women and men who work to improve our systems of government and impact public policies through education and advocacy.

Friends of the Games

  • Madison Civics Club
  • Jane S. Pizer
  • Dr. A Beyer-Mears