General and Club Memberships

The Platte Institute’s Membership Program exists to help remove the barriers to growth and opportunity in Nebraska, putting the Good Life in reach of all Nebraskans. Members represent a strong and growing movement in Nebraska that aims to advance prosperity by furthering the mission and vision of the Platte Institute.

All members receive a subscription to the Platte Institute's quarterly CURRENT Magazine.

The Platte Institute is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

For more information about this program or about making a gift, please contact
Elliott Bottorf by phone at 402.452.3737 or by e-mail at

Please visit our donation page here.



$50 / year*

  • All members receive regular email updates, our quarterly CURRENT magazine and invitations to all general Platte Institute events at a discounted rate


$100 – $499 / annually

  • All the above plus all of our research publication mailings and complimentary admission to our annual Legislative Summit


$500$999 / annually

  • All the above plus briefings from a staff liaison and invitations to select private events



$1,000$4,999 / annually

  • All the above plus a members-only lapel pin, exclusive Stakeholder reports from the CEO, and recognition in our annual report (if desired)



$5,000$9,999 / annually

  • All the above plus private briefings from the CEO, complimentary tickets to general events, and a limited-edition gift



$10,000+ / annually

  • All the above plus recognition at all events, annual recognition in quarterly CURRENT magazine, VIP tickets to annual reception, and invitation to annual board function



$15,000+ (3 Year Annual Pledge)

  • All the above plus a commemorative certificate, premier seating at all events, and choice of an exclusive neck-tie or scarf



Planned Gift

  • The Legacy Partners (Intendants) recognize individuals who have made a bequest or indicated they have included the Platte Institute in their estate plans.  As a Legacy Partner you will receive all the same benefits as our highest level of membership and the satisfaction knowing your legacy will live on through the Platte Institute’s work.


* Student Memberships are available at $25 / year.
Must share proof of valid student I.D. to be eligible.