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

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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Your Legacy. Their future.

The gift will provide major funding for the UW School of Music’s new performance building, sited at the corner of University Avenue and Lake Street and scheduled to begin construction in late 2016.
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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

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).

$3,000

Cost to fund three faculty presentations at international conferences.

42,820

Total number of students at UW-Madison.

109,891

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

$1,530,700.96

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

Every Gift Counts

When we work together the cumulative strength of our gifts reaches across campus and around the world.

  • $100 Can help a student organization offer leadership opportunities for undergraduate students
  • $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