University Of Wisconsin Foundation

University Of Wisconsin Foundation Overview

University Of Wisconsin Foundation, operating under the name Wisconsin Foundation And Alumni Association, is located in Madison, WI. The organization was established in 1948. According to its NTEE Classification (B11) the organization is classified as: Single Organization Support, under the broad grouping of Education and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Wisconsin Foundation And Alumni Association employed 561 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Wisconsin Foundation And Alumni Association generated $528.9m in total revenue. This represents a relatively dramatic decline in revenue. Over the past 5 years, the organization has seen revenues fall by an average of (4.6%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $314.1m during the year ending 06/2020. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2014, Wisconsin Foundation And Alumni Association has awarded 62 individual grants totaling $1,518,257,338. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

Part 3 - Line 1

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN FOUNDATION AIDS UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON BY SOLICITING GIFTS & BEQUESTS, ADMINISTERS & INVESTS SECURITIES & PROPERTIES, & DISTRIBUTES PAYMENTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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FACULTY SUPPORT AND RESEARCH - WITH OVER $52 MILLION FROM THE UW FOUNDATION, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN FACULTY AND STAFF RECEIVED CRITICAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT ALLOWING FOR INCREASED RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES AND IMPROVED CLASSROOM EXPERIENCES FOR STUDENTS. PRIVATE GIFT SUPPORT HELPS THE UNIVERSITY ATTRACT AND RETAIN WORLD-CLASS FACULTY, WHICH ULTIMATELY ATTRACTS THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST STUDENTS, AND IMPROVES THE UNIVERSITY'S REPUTATION AS A LEADING UNIVERSITY. DURING 2020, THE NUMBER OF ENDOWED FACULTY POSITIONS (CHAIRS, DISTINGUISHED CHAIRS, PROFESSORSHIPS, AND FACULTY FELLOWSHIPS) INCREASED TO 560.


ACADEMIC AND STUDENT PROGRAM SUPPORT - THE UW FOUNDATION PROVIDED OVER $48 MILLION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN TO SUPPORT ITS ACADEMIC AND STUDENT PROGRAMS. THESE FUNDS ENABLE STUDENTS TO DEVELOP SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE FOR GROWTH AND SUCCESS BY OFFERING HIGH-QUALITY, RESPONSIVE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS, STUDENT PROGRAMS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES BY EMPLOYING BEST PRACTICES IN TEACHING AND LEARNING; ADDING TO THE ACCUMULATED BODY OF KNOWLEDGE AND CREATIVE WORK; ENRICHING THE COMMUNITY THROUGH CULTURAL LEADERSHIP AND PROVIDING RESOURCES FOR PROBLEM SOLVING.


STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AND FINANCIAL AID SUPPORT - UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN UNDERGRADUATE, GRADUATE, AND PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS RECEIVED MORE THAN $39 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS FROM PRIVATE GIFT SUPPORT. STUDENTS RECEIVED SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT ACROSS ALL SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES, CENTERS, AND PROGRAMS OF THE UNIVERSITY. PRIVATE GIFT SUPPORT IS CRITICAL TO ENSURING THAT ALL STUDENTS ARE ABLE TO EXPLORE THEIR EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES, EXPERIENCE COLLEGE LIFE, AND MANAGE TUITION COSTS AND DEBT LOADS. IN 2020, OVER 4,000 SCHOLARSHIPS WERE FUNDED BY PRIVATE GIFT SUPPORT. IN CONSULTATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY, THE UW FOUNDATION EMPHASIZES AND INCENTIVIZES PHILANTHROPIC SUPPORT OF SCHOLARSHIPS.


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University Of Wisconsin Foundation Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Robert W Baird Co Inc
Investment Manager
$1,176,269
Brookfield Properties
Investment Manager
$1,135,470
Stepstone Group Lp
Investment Manager
$1,103,970
T Rowe Price Group Inc
Investment Manager
$780,384
Lazard Asset Management Llc
Investment Manager
$764,975
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $46,010,409
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$257,438,062
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $54,411,088
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$303,448,471
Total Program Service Revenue$2,723,843
Investment income $55,040,719
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $585,334
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $166,998,633
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $62,963
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $528,921,791

University Of Wisconsin Foundation Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, University Of Wisconsin Foundation has awarded $243,943,131 in support to 5 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON

PURPOSE: SEE SCH I, PART IV

$87,561,767

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON

PURPOSE: SEE SCH I, PART IV

$52,739,475

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON

PURPOSE: SEE SCH I, PART IV

$48,485,878

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON

PURPOSE: SEE SCH I, PART IV

$39,279,252

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON

PURPOSE: SEE SCH I, PART IV

$15,876,759
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University Of Wisconsin Foundation Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 63 grants that University Of Wisconsin Foundation has recieved totaling $1,761,325.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Tiaa Charitable Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: Annual Suuport

$516,860
Diermeier Family Foundation

Naples, FL

PURPOSE: UNRESTRICTED

$285,250
Virginia Lee Cook Foundation

Chicago, IL

PURPOSE: GENERAL PURPOSE

$250,000
Colony Brands Foundation Inc

Monroe, WI

PURPOSE: Recruiting flights & gen. support

$150,085
Cooperative Development Foundation

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: CoBank Advised Fund for launch of the first national study on Coop governance

$96,764
Dr And Mrs Hugh A Kennedy Foundation

Corpus Christi, TX

PURPOSE: SCHOLARSHIPS

$82,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$2,104,669,525
Earnings$21,319,849
Admin Expense$20,761,392
Net Contributions$97,602,041
Other Expense$89,720,190
Ending Balance$2,113,109,833

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