Since 1974, the Friends of the Campus Foundation has raised funds to provide scholarships for hundreds of students. If you or a family member 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 16 years. If you are interested in serving on the Friends Board, please contact us. We're always looking for dedicated, enthusiastic people.
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How to Give
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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 $150 or more. The majority of the interest from this fund goes toward helping students achieve dreams they never thought possible.
Tom and Teresa Pleger Endowed Scholarship
In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 7, 2017, Dr. Thomas C. Pleger passed away because of complications from having brain surgery to remove a tumor. Tom was a scholar and a leader in the field of higher education. He dedicated his all too brief professional career to making the world a better place that would be filled with educated individuals who embrace the philosophy of the liberal arts, life-long learning, and civic engagement.
His passing has been devastating to those who knew him and to the academic community. ”Tom’s legacy should not end with his passing”, said James Kieffer Friend of the Campus Executive Director. An endowment in the name of Tom and his wife Teresa has been established. We will provide financial assistance to students who embrace the qualities that Tom believed in and fostered in those whose lives he touched.
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.