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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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 life, your plan.

You’ve made choices and you’ve reaped the rewards. Gift planning can give you control over what happens tomorrow.
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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

$2,000

Cost of an undergraduate's research experience.

109,891

The number of gifts made to support UW-Madison in 2012.

$25,759

Average total debt of undergraduates with debt upon graduation.

$1,530,700.96

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

7,842

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

75,013

Total number of donors to the UW Foundation 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
  • $250 Can help provide a career preparation training for undergraduate students
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $1,000 Supports about half of a Great People Scholarship for one year