Working together for a stronger UW–Madison.
UW–Madison changes lives. We work with alumni, donors, and friends to ensure that the university’s excellence benefits Wisconsin and the world for many generations to come.
Who We Are
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.
“We are driven by a longstanding conviction that our public research university is vital to Wisconsin and the world.” — Mike Knetter, Chief Executive OfficerMeet Our Leadership
Each year, we prepare an annual report to showcase the impact of gifts to the university and detail our financial performance.See the Latest
Mission and Values
WFAA believes in the value of UW–Madison.Learn More
Meet the experienced executives who lead our organization.Learn More
History of WFAA
Supporting the UW for more than a century.Learn More
We provide health, dental, a generous 401(k), and an array of other benefits.Learn More