Wisconsin Philanthropy Network

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin Philanthropy Network currently has 107 members, seventeen (17) of which are community foundations. WPN receives financial support through membership dues, program sponsorships/grants, and program revenue. WPN is working closely with Wisconsin community foundations for the Endow Wisconsin Initiative. Endow Wisconsin would create an opportunity to hold onto assets in order to help communities grow, change, and be the places where future generations want to live, work, and thrive. This legislation will encourage Wisconsin citizens to invest in their home communities. Those who contribute to the permanent endowments of local community foundations with national certification could receive a tax credit. Providing a tax credit inventive to promote giving to permanent endowments has worked. The Endow Iowa tax credit, in place since 2004, has grown annual giving to permanent endowment in community foundation by more than 200% In recent years, Maryland, North Dakota, and Montana have established similar tax credits. WPN will meet with legislators to compose a legislative bill and to obtain support of this bill.

Lobbying Interests:
WPN is working closely with Wisconsin community foundations (17 members) for the Endow Wisconsin Initiative. Endow Wisconsin legislation would create an opportunity to hold onto assets in order to help communities grow, change, and be the places where future generations want to live, work, and thrive. This legislation will encourage Wisconsin citizens to invest in their home communities. Those who contribute to the permanent endowments of local community foundations with national certification could receive a tax credit. Providing a tax credit inventive to promote giving to permanent endowments has worked. The Endow Iowa tax credit, in place since 2004, has grown annual giving to permanent endowment in community foundation by more than 200% In recent years, Maryland, North Dakota, and Montana have established similar tax credits. WPN will meet with legislators to compose a legislative bill and to obtain support of this bill.

Title:
President and CEO

Contact
JBV
Jill B VanCalster
15850 W. Bluemound Road, Suite 204
Brookfield, WI 53005
(262) 317-6002
(414) 270-1979
jvancalster@wiphilanthropy.org
http://www.wiphilanthropy.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Catherine M Bulgrin Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Jill B VanCalster Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2017 Withdrawn On 1/9/2018

Lobbying Interests

Budget Bill Subjects

Shared Tax Relief: Other Credits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Tax Relief: Other Credits

Notification Date
7/19/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
Endow Wisconsin legislation that would allow for Wisconsin residents to receive a 25% tax credit for a donation made to a permanent endowment at an accredited community foundaiton

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Endow Wisconsin Legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Endow Wisconsin Legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/28/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$1,925.68
2017
July - December
$0.00
2018
January - June
$0.00
2018
July - December
$0.00
Total $1,925.68
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
4.50
2017
July - December
0.00
2018
January - June
0.00
2018
July - December
0.00
Total 4.50
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
18.00
2017
July - December
0.00
2018
January - June
0.00
2018
July - December
0.00
Total 18.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
100 %
2017
July - December
100 %
2018
January - June
100 %
2018
July - December
Total 102 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
100 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures