Inspirational Gift Invests in UW Faculty

Philanthropists John '55 and Tashia '55 Morgridge have just announced a landmark gift of $100 million, continuing their long history of investing in the future of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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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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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

$213,000,000

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

$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).

$2,500

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

75,013

Total number of donors to the UW Foundation in 2011.

7,842

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

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