Since 1974, the Friends of the Campus Foundation has raised funds to provide scholarships for hundreds of students. If you’ve received a scholarship from UW-BSC, the Friends probably helped make it possible.
The group meets every other month and holds one or two fundraising events each year. Our annual Grape and Gourmet Gala has supported student scholarships for the last twelve years. If you are interested in serving on the Friends Board, please contact us. We're always looking for dedicated, enthusiastic people.
Grape & Gourmet Gala: May 1, 2014
Help increase support for student scholarships while enjoying fine wine and a unique gourmet meal. Bid on a beautiful array of silent auction items, and join in the fun of competing to win one of our outstanding live auction items. You can also purchase corks for our wine raffle and our new purple mystery boxes - everyone gets something with these! Make your Friends of the Campus Grape & Gourmet Gala reservation online, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Aural Umhoefer at 608.356.5318.
Gala Corporate Sponsors
Magna Cum Laude ($2,000): Oral Surgery Center
Cum Laude ($1500): SVA Plumb Financial, LLC; Moy, Borchert, Erbs & Associates; St. Clare Hospital; Wegner CPAs, Full Compass
Campaign Update: You helped us exceed our goal - you gave 105% of our target. Thank you so very much for increasing your gifts, giving for the first time, and continuing to support higher education in Sauk County. 10% of you increased your gifts! Next year's goal must reach higher; our annual mail campaign goal doesn't even equal the cost of one degree at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County.
Join us in transforming lives. From the factory worker looking to move into management, to the mother of two finding a passion for microbiology, to the students who finally believed they could do anything - all are sacrificing and taking advantage of a second chance. They are determined. Yet determination and academic talent aren't enough.
You can substantially change a life by opening up the world to those who don't have access to higher education.
It costs much less than you would think.
We all know 5Ks are very popular now. That's all it takes to fund an ENTIRE YEAR of tuition on our campus. That's all. Wouldn't you like to give a hard-working student the chance to graduate debt-free?
Logistics of Giving
Operations/Area of Greatest Need: By funding our operations, you help us maximize our ability to deliver programming. We can incorporate technology to increase efficiency, market to share the availability of scholarships to future students, hire staff to increase the opportunities to find funding sources...all to transform lives. When you donate to an organization's area of greatest need, you trust that organization will use your gift to further its mission in the best way possible. You can stop by our offices at any time to check in on us.
Century Club Partners Endowment: You can help us build our endowment with any donation of $100 or more. The majority of the interest from this fund goes toward helping students achieve dreams they never thought possible.
Alumni: Our alumni love the campus community that supported them and allowed them to find their voice. Help us fund alumni events to keep them free: networking lunches, reunions, lectures, etc. The alumni program also hopes to increase funding for alumni professional development to attend conferences, workshops, and further education.
Named Scholarship: You can fund a named scholarship (business, memorial, personal) for a donation of $500 or more.
Existing Named Scholarship: You may donate to any existing scholarship fund you wish to support. If you choose to do this, please write the name of the fund in the memo line of a check, or in the notes section in the checkout with online giving.
Athletic Passes: You may request an annual pass to use the campus athletic facilities (workout room, dance studio, racquetball courts) with any donation of $150 for an individual and $350 for two.
The campus has several current and upcoming projects that you can help support in a significant way: new science facilities in 2015, a proposed residence hall, theatre renovations, and increased faculty and staff professional development. If you are able to contribute to these projects, please contact our Director of Development, Bridget Morrey-Seals to set up a meeting.