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REMINDER: Annual Membership Enrollment and Renewals Cycle

Our annual membership cycle opens April 1st and closes April 30th of each year.

Click on the Membership Info tab at the top of our homepage to become a member or to renew your membership.

Cash, check, Venmo, PayPal options are available for new and current members. Payroll deduction will remain available only to current IGNITE members that are already set-up with payroll deduction and prefer to continue with this option!

If you choose the cash, check or payroll deduction option, or if you missed the enrollment cycle and would like to become a member, please send an email to You can mail checks to IGNITE WMFD, PO BOX 1884, MADISON, WI 53701-1884

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IGNITE: Women of the Madison Fire Department established this scholarship to honor retired Madison Fire lieutenant Jan Jefferson. Jan was a trailblazer for women in the fire service. In 1980, Jan was selected by the Madison Fire Department to be in the first recruit class that included women. As a member of MFD, Jan was not only a firefighter, but also a paramedic and a lieutenant.


The IGNITE: Women of the Madison Fire Department Scholarship will honor her legacy and commitment to the Madison Fire Department and inspire the next generation of women in fire and EMS.

Scholarship application period opens March 8, 2024 and ends May 31, 2024. (please email letters of recommendation to

IGNTE Scholarship

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Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making IGNITE an even better Non-Profit than it already is. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.

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