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.

Digital Product Manager

Marketing & Communications Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is recruiting for a Digital Product Manager to join our Digital Experience team. The Digital Product Manager plays a lead role with our digital platforms – driving continuous improvement and collaborating with cross-functional teams and vendors to create effective and delightful […]

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Development Program Specialist, College of Letters & Science

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 to support UW-Madison, College of Letters & Science. This is a non-exempt position supporting donor and campus relations, stewardship, prospect data management, and office administration activities that advance team goals and objectives.    Who […]

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Digital Experience Specialist

Marketing & Communications Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) is recruiting for a technically-savvy Digital Experience Specialist to join our Digital Experience team. WFAA’s Digital Experience team is responsible for ensuring a seamless experience for constituents and operational excellence across all of our digital platforms and channels.   The Digital Experience Specialist will work closely with colleagues […]

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Director / Associate Director of Development – American Family Children’s Hospital

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 UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital team within the WFAA Wisconsin Medicine Advancement Group. The Associate Director of Development or Director of Development will be responsible for qualifying, cultivating 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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