Giving societies

Recognizing donors is an important way for the University to express its deep gratitude and show supporters how their generosity helps foster excellence at UWL. The generosity of donors has been critical in helping UWL continue a tradition of academic excellence. UWL donors are recognized for their cumulative liftetime gifts, their future commitments and their annual contributions.

Annual giving recognition

The Chancellor's Club recognizes generous alumni and friends who have made gifts totaling $1,000 or more in the last year to any area in the University. Members share a commitment to the ongoing advancement of UWL and help shape the University's future, creating extraordinary opportunities for students, faculty and staff.

Liftetime giving recognition

The La Crosse Society recognizes donors who have made a substantial commitment to the University over a lifetime.

  • The 1909 Circle: $10,000 - $24,999
  • The Coulee Circle: $25,000 - $99,999
  • The Three Rivers Circle: $100,000 - $499,999
  • The Grandad Bluff Circle: $500,000 - $999,999
  • The Wisconsin Idea Circle: $1,000,000 +

Planned gift recognition

The Legacy Society recognizes those who have confirmed planned or deferred gifts to the UWL Foundation.