Innovative education to benefit the world

The students, faculty, alumni, and friends of the Wisconsin School of Business are generating game-changing ideas and demonstrating leadership where it counts.

Today, private support is crucial to sustaining WSB’s positive impact on the world. With your gift, we can expand our capacity to attract and provide scholarships for the next generation of talented Business Badgers, integrate and scale the best of our learning experiences that prepare our graduates well beyond their first jobs, recruit collaborative, innovative faculty who incorporate leading research into student learning, and reach across disciplines to foster innovation and future business leaders.

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Alumni Involvement Enhances the Student Experience

Gifts from alumni and friends enable students to take part in unique courses, organizations, and opportunities to enhance their career. Your support helps us build an integrated educational experience that will stay with our Business Badgers well beyond their first jobs.

Giving Initiatives

Our priority funds are crucial to embracing the educational innovation, technology, and applied learning techniques that will catapult WSB graduates into the business world of tomorrow. From collaborative learning classrooms to start-up competitions, our giving initiatives help enhance the student experience in direct and dynamic ways.

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Wisconsin School of Business Fund

The Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) Fund provides flexible, unrestricted capital that allows us to invest in School priorities, ensuring we remain competitive and responsive to market demands. Gifts support transformational student experiences, such as professional development efforts, applied learning projects, and international trips. The WSB Fund also helps our community connect with business leaders and strengthens our network of Business Badgers.

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Innovation Fund

The Innovation Fund provides the critical seed funding that allows us to explore and utilize educational innovations such as flexible learning spaces, new learning technologies, and advances in curriculum development. The fund also supports the creation of cross-campus partnerships and interdisciplinary efforts to help ensure that the next generation of Business Badgers will bring well-rounded perspectives to their business roles.

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Learning Commons

The Learning Commons integrates three floors in Grainger Hall to create a library and study space where students, faculty, staff, alumni, and industry leaders can learn from and engage with one another. It includes a Finance and Analytics Lab, collaborative learning classrooms, quiet spaces for individual studying, collaborative group work space, and tutoring support services. Naming opportunities are still available.

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Entrepreneurship Forward Fund

WSB places a high value on the ability to think creatively and work collaboratively to solve complex challenges, and endeavors to provide the hands-on training our students need to pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions. Support of the Entrepreneurship Forward Fund helps develop coursework, build experiential learning programs like case competitions, enhance engagement with community entrepreneurs, and promote cross-disciplinary programming.

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Planned Giving

Planned and deferred giving can support both the immediate and future success of WSB, helping to leave a lasting legacy of excellence in business education. The School benefits greatly from planned gifts such as bequests, real estate, life income gifts, and privately held business interests. Planned giving allows donors to support the institution while also considering their personal and financial needs.

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Named Scholarships

Scholarships at the graduate and undergraduate levels help WSB remain competitive and accessible to highly qualified students of all backgrounds. This valuable support can recognize merit and can alleviate reliance on loans, making a business education possible for students regardless of their financial situation. Scholarships can be endowed or awarded immediately to provide assistance for students.

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Together Forward

With your support, we can educate and inspire the Business Badgers of tomorrow, preparing them to lead our industries, organizations, and communities.


in the next generation of business and community leaders.


a community dedicated to research, learning, and innovation.


the positive impact of Business Badgers around the world.