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.
supportuw.org

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.

Senior / Development Program Specialist, Department of Surgery

Development Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Development Program Specialist / Senior Development Program Specialist to support the Department of Surgery team within the WFAA Wisconsin Medicine Advancement Group.  This is a non-exempt position supporting donor and campus relations, stewardship, prospect data management, and office […]

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Senior / Director of Development Wisconsin Medical Advancement Group – Department of Surgery

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 expand the Department of Surgery team within the WFAA Wisconsin Medicine Advancement Group. The Director of Development will be responsible for qualifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects through the department’s […]

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Engagement Ambassadors

Marketing & Communications Division

The University of Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association Badger Engagement Center is searching for top talent to conduct meaningful digital and traditional interactions with alumni, parents, and friends. Engagement Ambassadors reach out to engage individuals to give back to UW, verify their information, and share institutional updates.   

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Data Analyst / Senior Data Analyst

Advancement Services Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Data Analyst / Senior Data Analyst to join our Data Solutions Team.   The Data Analyst / Senior Data Analyst provides quantitative decision support to improve effectiveness of fundraising, marketing and engagement programs. Provides leadership and […]

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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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