Tag Philanthropy

Kellners mark Homecoming with $25 million gift

October 21, 2017

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

February 28, 2017

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

January 19, 2017

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

December 15, 2016

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

December 8, 2016

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.