$10 Million Gift Announced to Chancellor’s Scholars Program

Anonymous donors have committed a $10 million matching gift to inspire others to support the Chancellor’s Scholarship Program.
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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.

Gift planning integrates your charitable gift into your overall financial, tax, and estate planning to maximize benefits both to you and to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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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


Total number of degrees awarded in 2014–15

$1.12 billion

Total research expenditure by UW-Madison in 2013


Total amount received from matching-gift companies in 2014

63.5 percent

Percentage of undergraduates who receive financial assistance

$246.7 million

Annual amount transferred from the UW Foundation to the university in support of education, research, outreach, and other objectives in 2014


Total number of donors to the UW Foundation in 2014

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 Helps deans to provide undergraduate research opportunities
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $2,500 Average cost to fund a yearlong internship in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences