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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Sowing the seeds of success

The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is celebrating its 125th birthday. Join the celebration and help us grow the future by making an investment in CALS.
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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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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

42,820

Total number of students at UW-Madison.

$2,000

Cost of an undergraduate's research experience.

$213,000,000

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

$2,500

Cost to fund one student to support a faculty research project.

$1,000

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

$1.11 billion

Total research expenditure by UW-Madison in 2011.

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
  • $2,500 Can help improve access and reach of UW classes by adapting a traditional classroom curriculum into to a blended learning offering