COVID-19: How You Can Help

The best thing we can all do is listen to public health officials: stay home, clean your hands often, and avoid close contact with others. Through the UW—Madison, we also have the ability to affect positive change.

For information on the operational impact COVID-19 is having on the UW—Madison campus, please visit UW Health has provided guidance on donations of items, resources, and time to help our community respond to COVID-19. If you’d like to support UW students, researchers, or programs, you may consider making a financial gift to one of the following funds via UW Foundation.

University's Greatest Needs

The Chancellor’s Annual Fund is one of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s highest fundraising priorities. With gifts to this fund, you are helping to give us the flexibility to help all areas affected by COVID-19.

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Let Leaders Know You Support Research

UW-Madison researchers are on the front lines of finding treatments and solutions for COVID-19. Join others in advocating for more support of federal research funding.

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Emergency Student Support Fund

With your gift to the Emergency Student Support Fund, you can help to provide needed relief to financially vulnerable students who are facing challenges due to unforeseen events.

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UW Health COVID-19 Response Fund

Your gift will be used to address the urgent needs of patients and caregivers impacted by COVID-19, and to support emerging areas of greatest need.

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COVID-19 Research Fund

Your gift will help advance a broad range of research related to COVID-19 to discover promising ways to prevent, detect and treat the disease in people and populations.

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Veterinary Medicine Faculty Research Fund

Your gift to support this fund will assist researchers in the School of Veterinary Medicine who are working on a wide array of research projects, including crucial efforts in the fight against COVID-19.

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