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Advancing UW-Madison

Partnering with alumni and friends to move the UW forward

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association combines the expertise of the University of Wisconsin Foundation and the Wisconsin Alumni Association to strengthen and enhance UW–Madison’s status as a world-class university.

University of Wisconsin Foundation

The University of Wisconsin Foundation (UWF) is the official fundraising and gift-receiving organization for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The Foundation is the university’s development and financial partner. Established in 1945, the Foundation was created and is governed by a board of UW–Madison alumni and donors.
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Wisconsin Alumni Association

Since 1861, the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) has been enriching the lives of UW alumni and keeping them connected to their alma mater. WAA engages alumni and friends in support and celebration of the UW. The association offers programs, communications, and publications that connect alumni to the university and each other.
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Featured Initiatives

Learn more about key initiatives that help to sustain the university. Find ways to engage with the UW — from alumni programs and advocacy events to priority fundraising opportunities and donor publications.

Jobs at WFAA

WFAA offers a competitive salary and benefits in a workplace culture that is positive, inspiring, and inclusive.

Associate Director of Development – School of Nursing

Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for an Associate Director of Development that will have primary responsibility for qualifying major gift and planned giving prospects, and soliciting leadership annual gifts for the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing.   Established in 1924, the […]
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Desktop Engineer II

Operational Excellence Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Desktop Engineer to join our Technical Services & Support Team.  As a Desktop Engineer, you are the face of IT at Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association!   Our customers are important to us. You are passionate about […]
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Director of Development

Development Division
Please note:  This is not an active open position, but we are always looking for top development talent for when a future opportunity become available.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a development professional. The Director of Development will be responsible for qualifying, cultivating and […]
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Infrastructure Engineer II

Operational Excellence Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Infrastructure Engineer to join our Technical Services & Support Team.  As an Infrastructure Engineer II, you are responsible for the magic that occurs at the Infrastructure layer of IT. The foundation of technology that this role […]
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Mission and Values

WFAA believes in the value of UW–Madison.
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Leadership

Meet the experienced executives who lead our organization.
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Annual Report

​Each year, we prepare an annual report to showcase the impact of gifts to the university and detail our financial performance.
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Employee Benefits

We provide health, dental, a generous 401(k), and an array of other benefits.
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