You Share a Bond with Bascom

The moment you first set foot on Bascom Hill, you followed in the footsteps of Badgers dedicated to making a difference. Now it's your turn to lead. Give to the UW's Annual Campaign.
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Act Quickly to Take Advantage of IRA Charitable Rollover

December 31, 2014, looms as the last chance for taxpayers 70 1/2 or older to take advantage of this simple but powerful planning strategy.
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The Chancellor's Annual Fund

Gifts to the Chancellor's Annual Fund are a top priority, providing educational opportunities for students and helping to recruit and retain the university's outstanding faculty members.
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Annual Giving

Annual Giving

With a recurring gift, you can support UW-Madison in an affordable and easy way. To get started, select one of the "First payment..." options in the online giving form.

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Your Legacy. Their future.

You can shape how we're remembered. Remembering the UW-Madison in your will is an investment in the future. For our children. For our university. For the world.

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Great People Scholarship

Support Scholars

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

$1,530,700.96

Total amount received from matching gift companies. Find out if you work for a matching gift company.

$2,500

Cost of an international learning trip for a graduate student.

10,075

Total number of degrees awarded (2011-12).

17%

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

$1,000

Cost to fund a student's entry in a case competition.

$213,000,000

Annual amount transferred from UW Foundation to the university to support education, research and outreach.

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
  • $2,500 Can help improve access and reach of UW classes by adapting a traditional classroom curriculum into to a blended learning offering