Change Your Mind, Change the World

Center for Healthy Minds

University of Wisconsin–Madison
625 W. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703-2637
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Center Founder Richard Davidson and Investors' Circle Chair Peggy Hedberg

Join the Investors' Circle

Make the world kinder, wiser, more compassionate

The Center for Healthy Minds seeks to raise $1 million or more annually for in the next three years for our Sustainability Fund.

Members of the Investors’ Circle commit to a minimum of $100,000 annually for a total commitment of $300,000 to be paid over that time span or in one payment.

Activities for Investors’ Circle Members

In addition to shaping the future of the Center for the better in the long-term, members are invited to attend an exclusive, half-day retreat annually with Richard Davidson and other Investors’ Circle members.

This meeting enables members to collectively review our outcomes and metrics, discuss our latest research findings and emerging science ideas, and share well-being practices and tools we've developed.

Peggy Hedberg Web

“I have personally experienced how the Center’s work ripples into the world, and I want to be a part of that. I want to help in any way I can to sustain and grow the Center for Healthy Minds. The Center’s work is truly life-changing and it is changing our world – right here and now, for the benefit of all.”

- Peggy Hedberg, Chair of the Investors’ Circle

​Current Members

Peggy Hedberg

The Erdman Family

Connie Kemmerer and the Kemmerer Family Foundation

Lisa & John Pritzker Family Foundation

Pierre & Pamela Omidyar Fund

Hershey Family Foundation

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To learn more about the Investors’ Circle, please contact Liz Vanderwerff at