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.
uwalumni.com

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.

Marketing Director

Marketing & Communications Division

Ideas are a must and so is leadership!  As one of our Marketing Directors, you’ll collaborate with your team and others to concept big ideas and develop them into powerful campaigns. If you have ideas…let’s hear them. You will also lead direct reports, cross-functional teams and idea adoption across the organization. There is a difference between management […]

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Human Resources Coordinator

Operational Excellence Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Human Resources (HR) Coordinator to join the Human Resources team!   The HR Coordinator will report to the Talent Development Manager, and support the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), HR team, and key stakeholders to provide HR […]

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Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Student Call Center

Marketing & Communications Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) is looking for innovator that’s energetic about data, passionate about leading college students, and ready to transform a phonathon into a student-centered, digital philanthropy and engagement center for UW-Madison.   As a coach, mentor, leader, and strategist, this team member will leverage modern marketing tools and a team […]

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Writer – Limited Term Employment (LTE)

Marketing & Communications Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Writer to join the Communications team. This is an LTE position and will work approximately 30 hours / week.   This position will help proofread and copyedit WFAA materials and will manage submissions to and write material […]

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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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