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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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

62.4%

Percentage of undergraduates who receive financial assistance.

17%

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

$1,000

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

75,013

Total number of donors to the UW Foundation in 2011.

$1,530,700.96

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

$84

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

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
  • $200 Enables deans to provide undergraduate research opportunities
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $1,000 Supports about half of a Great People Scholarship for one year