Vision, Mission, and Values

UW Foundation in Fall

UW Foundation Vision

To be the valued and trusted partner that inspires and enables private support to maintain and advance one of the world’s great universities.

UW Foundation Mission

The University of Wisconsin Foundation engages those who care about the University, provides opportunities to enhance its learning, research and outreach programs and guarantees ethical stewardship of gifts received.

UW Foundation Values

We value:

  • The joy of giving and the power of philanthropy
  • The transforming impact of the University of Wisconsin
  • The treatment of all with respect, courtesy and dignity
  • The inviolability of ethical behavior, honesty and integrity
  • The sanctity of relationships