Inspirational Gift Invests in UW Faculty

Philanthropists John '55 and Tashia '55 Morgridge have just announced a landmark gift of $100 million, continuing their long history of investing in the future of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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You Share a Bond with Bascom

The moment you first set foot on Bascom Hill, you followed in the footsteps of Badgers dedicated to making a difference. Now it's your turn to lead. Give to the UW's Annual Campaign.
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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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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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IRA Rollover

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

$1,190

Average annual cost of books and supplies for an undergraduate student.

17%

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

$1,530,700.96

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

75,013

Total number of donors to the UW Foundation in 2011.

$1,000

Cost for a faculty member to present a paper at a national conference or colloquium.

$9,000

Average annual room and board cost for an undergraduate student.

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
  • $5,000 Can help provide a research grant to retain a key faculty member