As Partners in Giving, we can Make an Impact
The State, UW and UW Health Employees Combined Campaign of Dane County gives much-needed support to the essential services and charitable work of more than 500 local, state, national and international organizations.
As Partners in Giving, we are stronger together
In 2020, the Partners in Giving campaign theme is “Stronger, Together.” As individuals, we can make a difference for others. And when we give back together, our contributions make an even greater impact.
COVID-19 canceled their variety show; students raised $341,000 for charity anyway
Members of the group Humorology say the coronavirus pandemic only heightened their fundraising resolve. Donations will benefit children who might otherwise go hungry.
There’s still time to support Partners in Giving
Though the active phase of this year’s Partners In Giving campaign may have closed in November, there’s still time for you to …
UW among recipients of grants from Evjue Foundation
The charitable arm of The Capital Times has announced that its directors have approved $1,812,000 in grants, including $370,500 to the UW for more than two dozen projects and programs during the coming year.
Kohl donates $10M to support La Follette School’s outreach, teaching and research
Kohl’s donation, the Kohl Initiative, focuses on three priorities that will expand the School’s public outreach mission, advance the training of future public leaders and support influential research by faculty and students. It is the largest donation in La Follette School history.
Chair to honor civil rights trailblazer James E. Jones Jr.
“Professor Jones was a towering figure here at the Law School. The chair bearing his name will continue his memory and legacy here forever,” says Law School Dean Margaret Raymond.
UW programs among Evjue Foundation award recipients
The charitable arm of the Capital Times is providing $370,500 for 30 campus projects and programs in the humanities, science, the arts, health, media and more. The foundation was established by William T. Evjue, the founder and longtime editor of the Madison newspaper.
Fahey, Chazen, Thomas-Greenfield to receive honorary degrees
Honorary doctorates recognize individuals with careers of extraordinary accomplishment, with sustained and uncommonly meritorious activity reflecting UW–Madison values.
In second year, UW’s Philanthropy Lab class awards $50,000 to three nonprofit groups
Three Madison-area nonprofit organizations were chosen to receive money this semester from the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Philanthropy Lab class — a total of $50,000.
Kellners mark Homecoming with $25 million gift
Ted and Mary Kellner, whose generosity to their alma mater spans the campus, will make a $25 million commitment as part of the university’s current $3.2 billion All Ways Forward comprehensive campaign.
Big Apple Badgers: Jerry and Simona Chazen
UW–Madison alumni Jerry and Simona Chazen, the generous benefactors of the Chazen Museum of Art, were a couple of jazz-loving undergraduates when they first met here. After graduation, his first roommate — who had married a woman whose name would become synonymous with fashion — called Jerry in New York City and said “Let’s start a company.” The Chazens are the latest in our series of Big Apple Badgers.
Scholarship to prepare international students for global development leadership
The new program will help prepare young leaders to fight poverty and improve quality of life around the world.
Nicholas Match raises $100 million for UW–Madison scholarships
Once fully funded, the gifts will generate about $4.5 million in annual scholarships to recruit and retain outstanding students.
UW’s first Philanthropy Lab class to award $50,000 to nonprofit groups
On Dec. 12, members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s first Philanthropy Lab class will award $10,000 each to five local nonprofits, in the culmination of a new semester-long course that offered an innovative learning opportunity in philanthropic giving.