Chazens Pledge $28 Million to Support Art Education

Namesakes Jerome and Simona Chazen pledge pieces from personal collection to further Madison museum’s Arts Education mission.
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Morgridge Match Exceeds Expectations

John and Tashia Morgridge issued a challenge last November to fellow alumni – they would match up to $100 million in donations for faculty support. Badgers responded in a big way.
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Your life, your plan.

You’ve made choices and you’ve reaped the rewards. Gift planning can give you control over what happens tomorrow.
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Annual Giving

Annual Giving

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Gift Planning

Gift Planning

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Great People Scholarship

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Commit to supporting UW-Madison's next generation of scholars and preserve the affordability of the university with a gift to the Great People Scholarship.

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Impact: By the Numbers


The size of the monthly gift that qualifies you for membership in the 1848 Society and a complimentary WAA membership.


Cost to fund a year-long internship in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.


The number of donors who have come together to support the Great People Scholars since 2008.


Cost of a three-credit undergraduate course in the College of Letters and Science.


Cost of an international learning trip for a graduate student.


Annual amount transferred from UW Foundation to the university to support education, research and outreach.

Every Gift Counts

When we work together the cumulative strength of our gifts reaches across campus and around the world.

  • $50 Can help provide a required text book for a student in need
  • $200 Enables deans to provide undergraduate research opportunities
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $1,000 Supports about half of a Great People Scholarship for one year