The Annual Fund

What is the UW Annual Fund?

Wisconsin Athletics is responsible for both funding in-state and out of state scholarships. Since Wisconsin Athletics is a self-sustaining entity, all athletic scholarships are funded through generous gifts from passionate and loyal alumni and friends.

Benefit Allocation Process and Donor Rank

For 2018, Donor Rank for all benefits except Badger Select are based on the following:

1st — Annual Giving Level

Donor rank is first determined by annual giving level. Below is the table of 2018 annual giving levels and includes the number of donors at each annual giving level as of December 31, 2017.

2nd — Priority Point Ranking Within Each Annual Giving Level

Within each annual giving level, donor rank is based on priority point rankings. Priority points are awarded based on the factors listed in the table below. Priority Points are only active for active donors.

2018 Annual
Giving Levels
Donors
(as of 12/31/2017)
Ambassador's Circle ($50,000) 154
Hall of Fame Club ($25,000) 56
MVP Club ($15,000) 65
Champion's Club ($10,000) 134
All-American Club ($5,000) 408
Director's Club ($2,500) 774
Coach's Club ($1,000) 2,725
Captain's Club ($500) 3,209
Red & White Club ($250) 2,661
Walk-On Club ($50) 4,062
Factors Points
Current year giving to athletics 10/$100
Consecutive years of active giving to athletics
(since 2001)
10/Year
Prior years giving to athletics
(since 1982)
10/$100
Consecutive years of active season ticket purchase 10/Year
UW-Madison Letterwinner
(one-time credit)
100
UW-Madison Graduate
(one-time credit)
50

Badger Select Information

Wisconsin Athletics is pleased to offer Badger Select, the user-friendly online seat selection process providing priority access for Wisconsin Football, Men’s Hockey and Men’s Basketball season ticket holders, as well as season parking opportunities for Football and Men’s Basketball.

Qualifying patrons will be assigned a personalized selection date and time based on Badger Select rank: 2018 Annual Giving Level and priority points as of December 31, 2017, and years of purchase for non-donor season ticket holders. Badger Select rank is different than Donor Rank.

For more information on Badger Select, please visit Badgerselect.com.

Priority Deadlines

Annual giving levels and priority points are calculated after each of the following deadlines to determine priority for the following benefits.

April
20
UW Madison Badgers Motion W
Wisconsin Athletics contribution deadline to order all existing season tickets for Football, Men’s Basketball and Men’s Hockey
Football
Contribution for NEW or additional Football Season Tickets
Football
Home and away single-game ticket request(s)
Football
Football season parking contribution
June
15
Hockey Puck
Men’s Hockey NEW season ticket contribution and request
Hockey Puck
Men’s Hockey season parking request
June
22
Volleyball
Volleyball NEW season ticket contribution and request
Volleyball
Volleyball season parking request
July
15
Basketball
Men’s Basketball NEW season ticket contribution and requests
Basketball
Men’s Basketball season parking contribution
Oct
31
Football
Football Big Ten Championship and Bowl Game contribution
Volleyball
NCAA Volleyball Tournament ticket contribution
Dec
31
Hockey Puck
Men’s Hockey Big Ten and Post-season tournament ticket contribution
Basketball
Men’s Basketball Big Ten and Post-season tournament ticket contribution

Donor Benefits

Donor Benefits

Sport Specific Giving

Your contribution to Wisconsin Athletics can be allocated to the sport of your choice. Support any of the 23 Badger sports programs.