Chazens Pledge $28 Million to Support Art Education

Namesakes Jerome and Simona Chazen pledge pieces from personal collection.
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$10 million gift expands faculty and research to help youth flourish

UW-Madison alumna Dorothy “Dottie” Jones King and her husband, Robert “Bob” Eliot King give back.
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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

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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Gift Planning

Gift Planning

Being in charge of your own legacy is part of who you are. If there’s a plan, you’re going to be the one to make it.

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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


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


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


Total number of students at UW-Madison.


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


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


Percentage of undergraduates who receive financial assistance.

Every Gift Counts

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

  • $100 Can provide an emergency grant to keep a student enrolled
  • $250 Can help provide a career preparation training for undergraduate students
  • $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