You Share a Bond with Bascom

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.

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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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 a three-credit undergraduate course in the College of Letters and Science.

7,842

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

$2,500

Cost to fund a year-long internship in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

$1,000

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

109,891

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

$213,000,000

Annual amount transferred from UW Foundation to the university to support education, research and outreach.

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
  • $200 Enables deans to provide undergraduate research opportunities
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $1,000 Supports about half of a Great People Scholarship for one year