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

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Gift Planning

Gift Planning

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Great People Scholarship

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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 room and board cost for an undergraduate student.


Total number of degrees awarded (2011-12).


Total number of donors to the UW Foundation in 2011.


Percentage of the budget covered by the state (down from 24% in 2002).


Percentage of undergraduates who receive financial assistance.


Total number of students at UW-Madison.

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
  • $1,000 Supports about half of a Great People Scholarship for one year