How to Give

Annual Giving

Your gift, big or small, makes all the difference to continuing the Wisconsin experience you remember.

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Gift Planning

Gift planning integrates your charitable gift into your overall financial, tax and estate planning to maximize the benefits both to you and to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Scholarships

At the UW, scholarships are more important today than ever before. For many talented and gifted young people who dream of going to college.

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Corporations & Foundations

Corporations and foundations are important partners in the education, research and outreach that takes place on the UW campus.

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Bequests & Wills

A bequest may be in the form of cash, securities, real estate or other property. You should specify that the UW Foundation is to receive a certain amount or percentage of your estate.

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Matching Gifts

Employer matching-gift programs can double or even triple your gift to the university.

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Printable Forms

To send a gift to UW Foundation by mail, please print the gift form and mail it with your gift. You may make a gift to the University of Wisconsin via monthly or quarterly electronic fund transfers.

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Naming Opportunities

Gifts that qualify for naming opportunities are a meaningful and lasting way to impact life at the UW.

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Endowments

Some of the most effective and far-reaching gifts are those given to create an endowment. Endowed funds are critical to the financial stability of the UW.

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Securities and Stocks

Gifts of appreciated property have been considered the “best value” in charitable giving. That is because there are multiple benefits to making a gift of this type.

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