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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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Your Legacy. Their future.

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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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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

$2,500

Cost of an international learning trip for a graduate student.

$250

Cost of a stipend for an undergraduate to attend a national competition such as Model United Nations or Mock Trial.

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.

62.4%

Percentage of undergraduates who receive financial assistance.

$1,190

Average annual cost of books and supplies for an undergraduate student.

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 support a student with need-based aid with a tuition scholarship
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $5,000 Can help provide a research grant to retain a key faculty member