Chazens Pledge $28 Million to Support Art Education

Namesakes Jerome and Simona Chazen pledge pieces from personal collection to further Madison museum’s Arts Education mission.
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Morgridge Match Exceeds Expectations

John and Tashia Morgridge issued a challenge last November to fellow alumni – they would match up to $100 million in donations for faculty support. Badgers responded in a big way.
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Your life, your plan.

You’ve made choices and you’ve reaped the rewards. Gift planning can give you control over what happens tomorrow.
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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

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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


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


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


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


Cost of an international learning trip for a graduate student.


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


Cost to fund three faculty presentations at international conferences.

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 provide a career preparation training for undergraduate students
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $1,000 Supports about half of a Great People Scholarship for one year