Day of The Badger F.A.Q.s

Is the match still available?
 To learn more about matching gift progress, go to
I don’t see my favorite fund listed.
 If you don’t see your fund listed, you can make a gift at
Can my company match count towards Day of the Badger?
 Your company match won’t count toward the Day of the Badger total but will still be directed to the fund you supported.
How will my gift be used?
 This will depend of the campaign you decide to support. Each campaign page has a short description to give you a better understand of how your contribution will make a difference. 
Is there a minimum gift amount?
 Yes. There is a $5 minimum gift amount.
Can I make a gift by phone? 
 Yes! You can call anytime between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and a member of our team is excitedly awaiting your call at 608-263-4545 to help you make a gift to your passion at UW-Madison. 
Is my Day of the Badger gift tax deductible?
 Yes, and you will receive a mailed gift receipt for tax purposes from the University of Wisconsin Foundation. You can expect to receive this receipt in the mail two to three weeks after your gift is made.
How can I give stock to support Day of the Badger?
 Go to and complete our online stock form. 
What if I want to give via my Donor Advised Fund or make a Qualified Charitable IRA distribution?
Given the nature of how such gifts come to UWF and the time it takes to have the gift received by us, it is encouraged that you start the process 5-10  business days before the giving day so that it can arrive and be counted for our giving day. It is also recommended that in your gift communication that the gift is earmarked for the DOTB – 2020 so that we can make sure it is counted.
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