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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.

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.

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.

Badger Call – Fundraising Caller

Marketing & Communications Division - Internships or Student Jobs
For 32 years, students working for the University of Wisconsin’s Badger Call have raised critical funds for the UW. Team members call UW alumni and friends on behalf of the university to share Badger experiences, discuss new developments on campus, and ask for financial support. Each year, the Badger Call team raises more than $2 million for the university.   […]
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Business Intelligence (BI) Intern

Hours:  This is a 10-20 hours per week position with flexible hours, Monday through Friday, between core business hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.   The Wisconsin Foundation & Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Business Intelligence Intern. This position will work as part of the […]
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Customer Relations Coordinator

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the UW-Madison, is seeking a dynamic Customer Relations Coordinator!  In this role ,you will provide customer service at reception desk.  In this role, you will be first point of contact for alumni, constituents and customers in person, via telephone, email […]
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Development Program Specialist, College of Letters & Science

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Development Program Specialist to support UW-Madison, College of Letters & Science. This is a non-exempt position supporting donor and campus relations, stewardship, prospect data management, and office administration activities that advance team goals and objectives.    Who […]
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Mission and Values

WFAA believes in the value of UW–Madison.
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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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