UW-Platteville Foundation celebrates fifth consecutive year of record fundraising

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation proudly announces another historic achievement in philanthropy, raising more than $9.3 million during the 2024 fiscal year. This marks the fifth consecutive year of record-breaking donations. The remarkable milestone reflects a significant increase over last year's total of $8.7 million and $2 million more than two years ago.

Dr. Tammy Evetovich, Chancellor of UW-Platteville, expressed gratitude for the continued generosity and commitment of donors. “I am deeply grateful for every individual who made this milestone possible," said Chancellor Evetovich. "Achieving a fifth consecutive year of record-breaking fundraising is truly a reflection of the pride people have in this university. Together, we are laying the foundation for continued excellence and preparing for the future, today.”

During the fiscal year, the UW-Platteville Foundation received 8,237 gifts, underscoring the widespread community support that fuels its success. This year's fundraising increase reinforces the Foundation's vital role in advancing educational opportunities and campus initiatives.

"We are incredibly grateful for this remarkable achievement, which would not have been possible without the support and dedication of our donors," said Stacia Stephenson, executive director of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation. "The generosity and commitment of our Pioneers have not only met the essential needs of our campus but have also made the Pioneer experience possible. We extend our deepest thanks to each and every donor for contributing to this success."

The funds raised will support critical university initiatives, including scholarships, faculty support, and various campus programs that enrich the educational experience for students.

About the UW-Platteville Foundation: Gifts from alumni, friends, parents, corporations, and foundations help the University of Wisconsin-Platteville preserve its heritage of excellence in education for current students and for generations of future students. Gifts to the university through the UW-Platteville Foundation provide scholarships, improve academic programs, support capital building projects, and enrich campus-life experiences for students.

For more information about the UW-Platteville Foundation and opportunities to contribute, please visit www.uwplatt.edu/alumni-friends/foundation.