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.

Director of Development / Senior Director of Development, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Development Division

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 to support Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences within the Wisconsin Medicine Advancement Group.  The development professional will build the major gifts program for the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences through the […]

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Fund Administration and Compliance Analyst

Finance Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a Fund Administration and Compliance Analyst. The Fund Administration and Compliance Analyst will assist in the development and management of the organization-wide Fund Administration systems; including the related policies, procedures, communication protocol, training, and […]

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Stewardship Program Manager – College of Letters & Science

Development Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a dynamic Stewardship Program Manager to support UW-Madison,  College of Letters & Science.  The Stewardship Program Manager (SPM) on the Letters & Science (L&S) development team will play an essential role in tracking and enhancing our collective […]

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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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