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Mission and Vision

Helping your dollars do their best work

You want to be sure your generosity achieves its maximum benefit, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation, Inc., has the expertise to make that happen. We offer flexible donor plans to make it easy to establish funds. We can help you reach your goal for charitable giving with investments and estate planning strategies.

The Foundation seeks to establish a professional relationship with our donors based on respect and fiscal integrity. Donors to the the Foundation provide support for academic, cultural and professional programs at UW-Eau Claire that aren’t possible with state funds and tuition alone. We appreciate the generosity of our donors and friends.

The legal name for the Foundation is the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation, Inc., and our federal tax ID number is 39-0972350.


The UW-Eau Claire Foundation is an independent, 501©(3) tax-exempt organization whose primary mission is the stewardship of private funds donated to the foundation for the benefit of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Our goals are to assist in the continued tradition of academic excellence at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and to act as an advocate between the university and the broader community.

The components of our mission

  • Ensure fiscal integrity for private funds 
  • Cultivate passionate donors
  • Advocate for the university
  • Contribute to excellence


The Foundation seeks to be the primary funding catalyst for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to achieve success as the premier undergraduate experience in the Midwest.

Exterior view of Davies Center in the summer

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of UW-Eau Claire Foundation plays a central role in the work the Foundation does to strengthen the fiscal, social and organizational health of the university.

Meet our directors
Rendering of the northeast view of the Sonnentag Complex

Blugold Real Estate

Blugold Real Estate Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)(3) created to receive gifts of real estate, to purchase and develop real estate, and to hold real estate for investment and future development to benefit the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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