Fundraising was not organized in the early years of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, but it did occur. Even into the early 20th century, private contributions were equated with private, not public institutions. Here’s a look at how philanthropy evolved at the UW-Madison. This video was produced in 2010 to celebrate the impact of philanthropy on… Read more »
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The UW Foundation engages alumni and friends of the UW-Madison by bringing Bascom Hill Society Faculty Showcase events to cities around the nation.
By now, you have probably heard about Union South’s eight bowling alleys, the climbing wall, the new movie theater and the Sett, a three-story club and recreation complex named after a badger’s den. The details, however, are what make the new $94.8 million gathering spot a worthy partner for the historic Memorial Union.
More than $900,000 was raised in the third annual Andy North & Friends Golf Classic events at Trappers Turn Golf Club and Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
With the proceeds from selling two condominiums in Vail, Colorado, Ed Drager created charitable remainder unitrusts through the UW Foundation. The unitrusts help his current financial situation and eventually will benefit UW-Madison.