Associate Director of Development – Wisconsin School of Business

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) is seeking a development professional to join the advancement team working on behalf of the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Associate Director is primarily responsible for qualifying major gift prospects and soliciting leadership annual gifts in support of the Wisconsin School of Business, […]

Event Manager

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting a talented professional to join our Events team, in collaboration with a Director of Events and another Event Manager. The Event Manager will assist with the planning and execution of donor and alumni events. Primary responsibilities include: Event […]

“Twilight Relationships” Require Careful Planning

More and more senior citizens who are widowed or divorced are establishing new “twilight relationships,” and if either partner has substantial assets, the financial and estate-planning issues can be considerable. In some instances a charitable gift may be part of the solution. Here are some issues to consider.

Charitable Gifts Can Help Reduce Estate Taxes

Many people worry that significant estate taxes will be due at death—and that these taxes could diminish inheritances or possibly even force the sale of a small business or family farm. That is rarely true, especially now that the federal estate tax exemption is so high.