The Chancellor's Annual Fund

Gifts to the Chancellor's Annual Fund are a top priority, providing educational opportunities for students and helping to recruit and retain the university's outstanding faculty members.
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The Great People Scholarship

The Great People Scholarship supports the upcoming artists, scholars, educators and scientists who will lead our economy with new ideas and technology and features a unique University of Wisconsin Foundation match.
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Your Legacy. Their future.

You can shape how we're remembered. Remembering the UW-Madison in your will is an investment in the future. For our children. For our university. For the world.
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Annual Giving

Annual Giving

With a recurring gift, you can support UW-Madison in an affordable and easy way. To get started, select one of the "First payment..." options in the online giving form.

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Your Legacy. Their future.

You can shape how we're remembered. Remembering the UW-Madison in your will is an investment in the future. For our children. For our university. For the world.

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Great People Scholarship

Support Scholars

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

17%

Percentage of the budget covered by the state (down from 24% in 2002).

$2,000

Cost of an undergraduate's research experience.

$1,530,700.96

Total amount received from matching gift companies. Find out if you work for a matching gift company.

$1,000

Cost to fund a student's entry in a case competition.

$1.11 billion

Total research expenditure by UW-Madison in 2011.

$2,500

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

Every Gift Counts

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

  • $100 Can help a student organization offer leadership opportunities for undergraduate students
  • $200 Enables deans to provide undergraduate research opportunities
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $1,000 Can help provide a grant to a student entrepreneur to help bring an idea to market