The 1848 Society recognizes your generous decision to include the University of Wisconsin-Madison in your annual philanthropic planning. By joining this society at a level that is comfortable for you, you send a message to students, faculty, staff and other potential donors that you believe in UW-Madison’s potential to benefit the world and deliver exceptional educational experiences. In appreciation of your trust and investment, the university pledges to use these dollars to maximize the effectiveness of its academic units. As a token of the university’s appreciation, all 1848 Society members will receive an annual membership in the Wisconsin Alumni Association.
Members of the Bascom Hill Circle level and above will receive for one year, the benefits of Bascom Hill Society Lifetime members, including invitations to Bascom Hill Society events in their regions and the Fall Event Weekend held annually in Madison. Donors qualifying for the Forward and Chancellor’s Circles will be enrolled as Lifetime members of the Bascom Hill Society.
|Chancellor’s Circle||Gifts of $100,000 or more|
|Forward Circle||Gifts of $50,000 to $99,999|
|Varsity Circle||Gifts of $25,000 to $49,999|
|On Wisconsin Circle||Gifts of $10,000 to $24,999|
|Bascom Hill Circle||Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999|
|Buckingham Circle||Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999|
|1848 Circle||Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499|
$100 from the Classes of 2009–2014
$300 from the Classes of 2005–2008