And help us build a stronger Wisconsin.

Families and farmers, entrepreneurs, entire communities and students of every age—if you live in Wisconsin, you’re at the center of our mission. Our institutions touch the lives of millions of Wisconsinites every year. So, when you support a UW Colleges or UW-Extension program, you lend a hand to a real neighbor. And you extend our research and resources to every corner of our state.

Our Impact

Why give? Because every day, hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites turn to UW Colleges and UW-Extension people, programs, campuses and extension offices for resources and support. Our statewide impact can be measured in five key areas:


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Show Your Support

Share your story

We’re measuring all the good UW Colleges and UW-Extension do, one story at a time. Now it’s your turn. Tell us how tapping into our institutions has helped you succeed.

Raise your voice

Let your state representatives know how much you value UW Colleges and UW-Extension programs and services in your community. Consider writing a letter to your local newspaper or state legislator.

Become a volunteer

Contribute your time, skills and energy to UW Colleges or UW-Extension programs near you. Sign up for our newsletter to learn about upcoming events and opportunities for volunteers.

Make a Donation

Whether you make a one-time gift or leave a legacy of support, your financial contribution can make a significant difference for UW Colleges and UW-Extension programs and services that support Wisconsin families, students and communities every day.

There are many meaningful ways to give. Donors can give to a specific program or campus or make unrestricted contributions that allow us to direct funds to those programs, improvements and priorities with the greatest needs. Let us help you find the right option for you.


Support UW-Extension Programs

Help UW-Extension provide Wisconsin’s learners and leaders with the resources and expert support they need to succeed. Make an unrestricted contribution or designate a specific initiative to receive your gift today.