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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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

$2,500

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

$2,000

Cost of an undergraduate's research experience.

7,842

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

17%

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

$84

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

$250

Cost of a stipend for an undergraduate to attend a national competition such as Model United Nations or Mock Trial.

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 support a student with need-based aid with a tuition scholarship
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $5,000 Can help provide a research grant to retain a key faculty member