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Excellence Fund

Gifts to this multi-purpose fund support student scholarships, high-impact academic experiences and the Foundation's ability to address urgent needs as they arise.
Learn about the Excellence Fund.


Student Scholarships

Scholarships and other financial support open up educational opportunities and experiences students need to find success in career and life.
Support students.

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Faculty and staff excellence

Gifts that support scholarly work and professional development ensure that those who serve our students remain relevant and resourceful in their areas of expertise.
Support faculty and staff.



Top quality academics give learners the opportunity to challenge themselves, apply new skills and become innovators and leaders in their individual fields of study. 
Learn about academic programs.

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Blugold Radio

Donor support for Blugold Radio makes possible expanded, hands-on educational opportunities for UW-Eau Claire students and new avenues for university outreach to a wider audience.
Learn more about Blugold Radio.

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Buildings and facilities

Your gift makes it possible for people to thrive in their respective areas of expertise through buildings, technology and other modern resources. Help us provide the setting for success.
Learn about buildings and facilities.

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Global learning

Cultural immersion opportunities in the U. S. and 50 countries abroad prepare students to be citizens of the world and make important contributions wherever they may go.
Learn about global programs.

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Performing arts

We cultivate an appreciation for creative expression and provide a wealth of performance opportunities for students who will command the stage.
Become a friend of the performing arts.

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Athletic achievement

With 22 teams, 66 national championships and 137 conference titles, Blugold student athletes are dedicated competitors and have a history of finishing strong.
Learn about athletic programs.


Student resources

Many exceptional resources contribute to student success, including McIntyre Library, Career Services, Services for Students with Disabilities, Veterans Services and more. Learn about student resources you can support.

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Special Collections

Gifts of documents, objects and other items of historic importance allow students from a variety of majors to bring new perspectives to their studies and create meaningful research opportunities
Support collections.

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Forums and speakers

Nationally recognized experts open doors to new ideas and perspectives for students, faculty and the entire Blugold community during these annual, UW-Eau Claire Foundation-supported programs that enrich and transform.
Learn more.

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A reputation for excellence

One of the top five regional public universities in the Midwest
"America's Best Colleges"
U.S. News & World Report

A "Best Value College"
A "Best Midwestern College"
The Princeton Review

One of the top producers of
U.S. Fulbright students
Fulbright Program 

Military friendly school
G.I. Jobs magazine

Extraordinary Community
Service Award
The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll