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

614

Number of Great People Scholars who are currently attending UW-Madison.

$3,000

Cost to fund three faculty presentations at international conferences.

$84

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

$1,000

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

$1,530,700.96

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

$2,500

Cost to fund one student to support a faculty research project.

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
  • $1,000 Can help provide a grant to a student entrepreneur to help bring an idea to market