Would you like to leave a legacy on the UW-Eau Claire campus that bears your name? We can help you select a naming opportunity that is suited to your passion and personality or one that honors or memorializes someone special. Your gift to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation provides permanent and significant resources to the university that will benefit generations of Blugolds.
Below is a list of the minimum naming levels, including minimum levels for named endowments and named annual funding opportunities:
PlaceIn the case of a name on a new building or on a substantially renovated existing building, the naming is intended to be permanent. For all other names on physical structures, the naming is for a negotiated, fixed period with the donor having first right of refusal to renew naming with an additional financial commitment. The negotiated fixed period must be approved in advance of the gift by the Foundation executive committee and the Chancellor.
40-50% of the building costSubstantially renovated existing facilities
At least half of the cost of renovation or remodeling – name on building or prominent recognition in appropriate locationCollege: $5 million
Center: $2 million
(i.e. CETL, Materials Science Center, etc.)
Building Wing/Floor: $1 million
Large Classroom or Lab: $250,000Smaller classroom, lab, suite of offices: $100,000
Departmental offices: $50,000
Individual faculty/staff office: $25,000
Named endowed chairs, funds and scholarships are intended to exist in perpetuity. The perpetual endowment is at the discretion of the donor in consultation with the Foundation.
$1.5 million for existing salary line;Professorship, department chair, coach, program director
$5 million to establish a new position
(annual funding option for this category not available)
$1million to endow or $50,000 per year for annual support with minimum funding commitment of 5 yearsVisiting Professorship
$300,000 to endow or $30,000 per year for annual support with minimum funding commitment of 5 years.Visiting Lectureship
$250,000 to endow or $20,000 per year for annual support with minimum funding commitment of 5 yearsGeneral Scholarship
$30,000 to endow or $500 per year for annual scholarship with minimum funding commitment of 5 yearsBlugold Commitment Scholarship
$25,000 to endow or $750 per year for annual scholarship with minimum funding commitment of 2 years