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A Message from the Director of Athletics Important Deadlines 2021 Donors by Numbers CR Future: South End Zone Renovation Premium Group Experiences Kohl Center Expansion Donor Rank & Priority Points Donor Benefits Badger Double Credit Opportunity Football Tickets & Parking Men’s Basketball Tickets & Parking Men’s Hockey Tickets & Parking Badger Select Volleyball Tickets & Parking Additional Sports Ticket & Parking Total Cost of Excellence Forever Badgers: Planned Giving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Title IX 50th Anniversary Women’s Sports Scholarships 2022 Donor Events Get Involved Areas of Impact
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: THE NEW ANNUAL FUND DEADLINE IS MARCH 15, 2022.
CR FUTURE PROJECT p. 8
Transform your gameday with new premium seating at Camp Randall. Limited club seats are still available.
BADGER DOUBLE CREDIT p. 14
Learn how you can receive double credit towards your Annual Giving Level.
A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS
Greetings from Madison! I am thrilled to be in position to lead and serve my alma mater as Director of Athletics and I am grateful to have the opportunity to share my vision with you. Donors to Wisconsin Athletics literally create the opportunities we provide to student-athletes. I talk a lot about the concept of “elevating lives.” Your gifts to our athletic department transform and elevate the lives of thousands of young people and for that we are eternally thankful. My first several months on the job have been both exhilarating and challenging. After speaking with and visiting so many people, I am more confident than ever that we have some of the nation’s most passionate and committed supporters. We always say that the differentiator inside our department is our people. The same goes with those who support our department. Donors to Badger Athletics play a substantial role in helping us to remain competitive on and off the fields of play. Our student-athletes cannot realize their dreams without your generosity. I ask that you consider either becoming a donor or finding a way to become even more deeply involved in supporting our mission. Again, thank you for all you do to elevate the lives of Badger student-athletes! On, Wisconsin!
Chris McIntosh Director of Athletics
Contribution deadline for all NEW and existing Football season tickets, home and away single-game ticket priority and season parking qualification Contribution deadline for all donor benefits
Information regarding NEW and existing season Volleyball tickets and parking coming soon
Men’s Hockey NEW and existing season tickets and parking contribution*
Men’s Basketball NEW and existing season tickets and parking contribution*
Football Big Ten Championship and Bowl Game ticket contribution NCAA Volleyball Tournament ticket contribution
Men’s Basketball Big Ten and postseason tournament ticket contribution Men’s Hockey Big Ten and postseason tournament ticket contribution
*In order to maximize all donor benefits, it is suggested to make all applicable season ticket donations by March 15, as benefits such as Football Badger Select and Legends of Wisconsin Golf Classic are based on total donations by this deadline.
MARCH 15 - NEW DEADLINE!
WISCONSIN VOLLEYBALL 2021 NCAA CHAMPIONS
2021 DONORS BY NUMBERS THANK YOU to the 13,169 generous and loyal donors who
supported Wisconsin Athletics in 2021. Building a championship culture starts with YOU and we are stronger together. We are grateful for each and every one of our loyal donors. Thank you for your ongoing commitment to supporting our student-athletes and our programs.
2,019 new donors joined the Badger family last year. We are excited to welcome them aboard and appreciate their support!
ACROSS THE COUNTRY
Badger pride is strong no matter where you live. In 2021, our supporters represented every state in the nation. Badger fans truly are everywhere!
Badger letterwinners embody the legacy, tradition and values of Wisconsin Athletics. This year, letterwinners showed their continued dedication to our programs. Letterwinner donors increased by 37% since 2020.
OVER 97% OF WI COUNTIES
Wisconsin truly is the Badger state with generous donors from 70 of our 72 counties.
IN THE BADGER STATE IN 2021
CR FUTURE: SOUTH END ZONE RENOVATION NEW PREMIUM SEATING NOW AVAILABLE AT CAMP RANDALL Camp Randall’s newest premium seating area is opening this Fall! The CR Future project will completely transform the gameday experience for our fans.
SECURE YOUR CLUB SEATS We are currently on sale with club seats and have limited spots remaining. The club seat experience offers access to an indoor club and full-service bar as well as comfortable, outdoor chairback seating.
BENEFITS INCLUDE: All-inclusive food and non-alcoholic beverages Full-service bar
BOOK A MEETING TODAY! We are now welcoming all fans to purchase club seats. Fill out this form and one of our sales representatives will contact you with more details on securing your spot. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meeting or request more information.
Access to 10,000-square foot climate-controlled club space Wider chairback seating with enhanced legroom Private restrooms
FIFTH QUARTER PATIO SEATING: SALES LAUNCHING SOON Secure your spot on the new Camp Randall Fifth Quarter Patio. Limited drink-rail and chairback seats are available with full access to all the amenities of the patio! Amenities include access to multiple bars for purchase of alcoholic beverages, elevated ala carte gameday food, private restrooms, TVs, games and more. Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of this exciting new Camp Randall experience. Fifth Quarter Patio seat buyers will have the ability to purchase add-on memberships for family, friends or clients to access the shared Fifth Quarter Patio space.
CAMP RANDALL: PREMIUM GROUP EXPERIENCES NEW THIS YEAR Camp Randall is now home to TWO unique single-game premium experiences for groups. Both spaces are accessible two hours before kick-off through one hour after the conclusion of the game.
ROGER MANSUKHANI & FAMILY TERRACE Perfect for groups of any size! (8-100 tickets) Located in the north end zone of Camp Randall Stadium just above the student section Reserved seating & standing room tickets All-inclusive, unlimited food & beverages, including alcohol
NEW: HOSPITALITY TERRACE ON THE FIFTH QUARTER PATIO This new patio in the south end zone of Camp Randall Stadium is perfect for corporate outings, special occasions, family reunions & more. Available for private rental or can host several groups on single-game basis (up to 100 guests) All-inclusive food & beverage (non-alcoholic) & alcoholic drink packages available Individual chairback seats & enhanced legroom for each attendee with great views Private restrooms
REQUEST MORE INFORMATION Requests will be reviewed based on annual giving levels, priority points and group size. We anticipate high demand for both spaces! Fill out this form or contact the Wisconsin Athletic Development Office at 608-262-1000 or email@example.com to place your request.
KOHL CENTER EXPANSION ABOUT THE EXPANSION Plans have been developed to build a $40 million, 42,000 square foot expansion to the southwest end of the Kohl Center. Construction is scheduled to begin this spring with completion prior to the 2024 fall semester.
GET INVOLVED A fundraising goal of $25 million has been established in order to make this first-class facility a reality for Badger student-athletes. Thanks to the generosity of donors to the project so far, over $19 million has been committed towards that goal. All gifts to this project are 100% tax deductible and can be pledged over a multi-year period. Individual donor recognition opportunities are available and all donations factor into donor benefits provided by Wisconsin Athletics. Please consider helping the Badgers as we look to recruit, educate, and train the best student-athletes in the country.
HIGHLIGHTS & IMPACT: Strength and conditioning center Performance nutrition center Sports medicine center Expanded dining hall and food services for student-athletes Student-athlete academic center Men’s and women’s basketball locker room improvements Men’s basketball, women’s basketball and men’s hockey coaches’ offices Men’s and women’s tennis locker rooms Courtside club area on the event level for donor hospitality
For more information on the Kohl Center Expansion project, please visit KohlCenter.com or contact the Athletic Development Office at 608-262-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DONOR RANK & PRIORITY POINTS
In 2022, Donor Rank for all benefits except Badger Select are based on the following:
2ND – DONOR RANK PRIORITY POINTS Donor Rank is first determined by annual giving (within each annual giving level) 1ST – ANNUAL GIVING LEVEL
level. Below is the table of 2022 annual giving Donor Rank priority points are based on the factors levels and the number of donors at each annual listed in the table below. These priority points are used for ranking within each annual giving level. giving level as of December 31, 2021. Donor Rank priority points are only applied for active donors.
2022 ANNUAL GIVING LEVEL
DONOR RANK PRIORITY POINT FACTORS
Current year giving to athletics
Ambassador’s Circle ($50,000)
Hall of Fame Club ($25,000)
MVP Club ($15,000)
Champion’s Club ($10,000)
Consecutive years of active giving to athletics (since 2001)
All-American Club ($5,000)
Prior years giving to athletics (since 1982)
Director’s Club ($2,500)
Coach’s Club ($1,000)
Consecutive years of active season ticket purchase*
Captain’s Club ($500)
Red & White Club ($250) Walk-On Club ($50)
(as of 12/31/21)
UW-Madison Letterwinner (one-time credit)
UW-Madison Graduate (one-time credit)
*Season ticket purchases in football, men’s & women’s basketball, men’s & women’s hockey, wrestling, and volleyball qualify for priority points.
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DONOR BENEFITS Support the Education of a Student-Athlete Window Decal Season & Single-Game Ticket Priority Access (FB, MBB, MHKY) Big Ten Championship & Bowl Game Ticket Requests (FB) Big Ten Tournament Ticket Requests (MBB, MHKY)
Postseason Ticket Requests (MBB, MHKY)
Season Parking Pass Eligibility (MBB, MHKY, VB, WHKY)
Special Event Priority Access Bucky’s Locker Room Discount University Ridge Pro Shop Discount Season Parking Pass Eligibility (FB) UW Athletics Hosted Events Sports Pass (Excludes FB, MBB, MHKY, VB, WHKY)
Preseason Football Event Legends of Wisconsin Golf Classic Invite Exclusive Travel Opportunities VIP Reception with the Director of Athletics The Wisconsin Experience* *Ability to have a unique behind the scenes look at Wisconsin Athletics. To discuss the Wisconsin Experience further, please contact the Wisconsin Athletic Development Office at 608.262.1000. Pending University Event Policy: All events and ticket related benefits are subject to current UW Event Policies and/or B1G Conference and/or State of Wisconsin and/or Dane County regulations.
KELLNER CLUB UPDATE: Due to construction taking place at the Kohl Center (see p. 11), the Kellner Club will be converted into office space/internal use during the 2022-23 athletic calendar. We regret to inform you that this space will not be available for donor hospitality during the 2022-2023 season. Information regarding other hospitality opportunities will be communicated to donors when available. We appreciate your understanding as we expand the Kohl Center to benefit our student-athletes.
BADGER DOUBLE CREDIT OPPORTUNITY The success of Wisconsin student-athletes in the classroom and on the fields of play is made possible thanks to the support of so many generous donors. Annual Fund support enables Badger student-athletes to compete at the highest level. In 2022, returning donors to Wisconsin Athletics can choose to participate in earning Badger Double Credit towards their Annual Fund Giving Level with their ongoing support of Badger Student-Athletes.
HOW TO EARN DOUBLE CREDIT TOWARDS 2022 ANNUAL GIVING LEVEL: STEP 1:
Meet/exceed your donation total from 2021
STEP 2: Make a donation to 2022 Badger Double Credit STEP 3: 2022 Annual Giving Level Credit applied (after March 15)
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DONATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 15, 2022.
PLEASE NOTE: Qualifying gift amount is pre-populated on your 2022 digital contribution form and noted when giving on-line at SupportTheBadgers.org. New donors in 2022 are not eligible for double credit towards Annual Giving Level opportunity. QUESTIONS? For questions or more information, please contact the Athletic Development Office at 608.262.1000 or email us at email@example.com.
EXAMPLE 1: 2021 DONATION:
2021 Annual Giving Total
$800 + $600 $1,400
2021 Annual Giving Level
Football Seating Men’s Basketball Seating
LEVEL COACH’S CLUB (2021) UP DIRECTOR’S CLUB (2022)
Football Seating Men’s Basketball Seating Badger Double Credit Fund Double Credit Applied
$800 $600 $550 + $550 $2,500
2022 Annual Giving Total 2022 Annual Giving Level DIRECTOR’S CLUB
EXAMPLE 2: 2021 DONATION:
REDIT OPPORTUNITY PRIL 8, 2022. 2021 Annual Giving Total
2021 Annual Giving Level
Volleyball Fund Badger Double Credit Fund Double Credit Applied
2022 Annual Giving Total
LEVEL WALK-ON CLUB (2021) UP RED & WHITE CLUB (2022)
$50 $100 + $100 $250
2022 Annual Giving Level RED & WHITE CLUB
EXAMPLE 3: 2021 DONATION:
$400 2021 Badger Legacy Double Credit $50 Double Credit Applied + $50 2021 Annual Giving Total $500
2022 Annual Giving Total
$500 $250 + $250 $1,000
2021 Annual Giving Level CAPTAIN’S CLUB
2022 Annual Giving Level
Badger Double Credit Fund Double Credit Applied
LEVEL CAPTAIN’S CLUB (2021) UP COACH’S CLUB (2022) 15 15
FOOTBALL TICKETS & PARKING
HOW TO BECOME A FOOTBALL SEASON TICKET HOLDER STEP 1: Click here to select and purchase football season tickets, which will also include a $50 contribution at the time of the season ticket purchase, by March 15. -OR- Call the Wisconsin Athletic Ticket Office (608.262.1440) to select and purchase football season tickets, which will also include a $50 contribution at the time of the season ticket purchase, by March 15.
STEP 2: After purchasing season tickets, you will also have the opportunity to participate in Badger Select, taking place May 4-20. You will be issued a personalized selection date and time for you to log in to Badger Select and have the opportunity move your seat location based on availability at the time of your selection. You will receive an email with your personalized selection date and time for Badger Select approx. one week prior to the start of Badger Select for Football.
2022 Football Season Ticket holders and/or donors ($50 and higher) to Wisconsin Athletics will have priority access to purchase home and away football tickets. More information will be emailed in April.
2022 SEASON TICKETS Recommended minimum annual contributions for the opportunity to obtain season tickets are as follows:
SECTIONS: E, T & FF SECTIONS: D, F, S, U, EE & GG $300 per seat
$400 per seat
SECTIONS: C, G, R, V, DD & HH $200 per seat
SECTIONS: B, H, Q, W, CC & II $100 per seat NEW PREMIUM SEATING
STEPS TO ORDER SEASON PARKING STEP 1: Patrons wishing to order season parking must submit their contribution by March 15, 2022 and be a current football season ticket holder and active donor to Wisconsin Athletics at the Red & White Club giving level ($250) or higher to be eligible.
STEP 2: Donors ordering multiple parking passes (maximum 3) must qualify for each pass.
(Example: Ordering two Zone A football parking passes would require a minimum qualifying donation of $10,000 [$5,000 per pass]). Eligibility does not guarantee availability.
STEP 3: Eligible donors and season ticket holders will receive personalized date and selection time via email approx. one week prior to the start of Badger Select for football, taking place May 4-20.
*Lot availability subject to change.
PLEASE NOTE: The following Parking Qualifying Gift Amount is the annual donation, per permit, to be eligible for each zone: ZONE A: $5,000 ZONE B: $2,500 ZONE C: $1,000 ZONE D: $250 Eligibility for each zone does not guarantee availability at the time of your selection in Badger Select. Please visit BadgerSelect.com/football/season-parking-selection to view statistics from the previous season parking sales data. Please be aware that season parking demand is anticipated to significantly increase for 2022 due to additional Premium Football season ticket holders purtchasing seats in the newly renovated South End Zone. These patrons are also eligible for season parking based on their annual giving levels.
MEN’S BASKETBALL TICKETS & PARKING
HOW TO BECOME A MEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON TICKET HOLDER STEP 1: At the beginning of July, visit here (link will be made available beginning of July) to select
and purchase men’s basketball season tickets, which will also include a $50 contribution* at the time of the season ticket purchase, by July 30. -OR- Call the Wisconsin Athletic Ticket Office (608.262.1440) to select and purchase men’s basketball season tickets, which will also include a $50 contribution* at the time of the season ticket purchase, by July 30. *If you are already a donor to Wisconsin Athletics in 2022 of $50 or more, this contribution is waived.
STEP 2: After purchasing season tickets, you will have the opportunity to participate in Badger Select
for Men’s Basketball, taking place August 25 – September 1. You will be issued a personalized selection date and time for you to log in to Badger Select and have the opportunity to move your seat location based on availability at the time of your selection. You will receive an email with your personalized selection date and time for Badger Select approx. one week prior to the start of Badger Select for men’s basketball.
2022-23 SEASON TICKETS Recommended minimum annual contributions for the opportunity to obtain season tickets are as follows:
SECTIONS: 107, 108, 109, 121, 122, 123, 207, 209, 221, 222 & 223 - $300 per seat SECTIONS: 106, 110, 120, 124, 206, 210, 220 & 224 - $200 per seat SECTIONS: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 111, 112, 118, 119, 125, 126, 127 & 128 - $100 per seat SECTIONS: 307, 308, 309, 321, 322 & 323 $50 per seat
STEPS TO ORDER SEASON PARKING STEP 1: Fans wishing to order season parking must be a current men’s basketball season ticket holder and active donor to Wisconsin Athletics (minimum $50 contribution). To be considered an active donor, patrons must submit their contribution by July 30, 2022.
STEP 2: Donors ordering multiple parking passes must qualify for each pass. Eligible season ticket holders are allowed a maximum of two Zone A permits, with the ability to purchase a third permit in Zone B or C, based on qualifying donation and availability. (Example: Ordering two Zone A basketball parking passes would require a minimum qualifying donation of $10,000 [$5,000 per pass]). Eligibility does not guarantee availability.
STEP 3: Eligible donors and season ticket holders will receive personalized date and selection time via email approx. one week prior to the start of Badger Select for men’s basketball, taking place August 25-September 1.
ALEXANDER LOT UPDATE: The Alexander Lot, which is privately owned, will not be available for season parking for the 2022-23 Men’s Basketball and Men’s Hockey seasons due to construction.
Wisconsin Athletics was made aware of this in March of 2022.
ZONE A: 91, Depot, U-Haul
ZONE B: 29, 44, Group Health Coop
ZONE C: 7, 46, 51, UW Health
PLEASE NOTE: The following Parking Qualifying Gift Amount is the annual donation, per permit, to be eligible for each zone: ZONE A: $5,000 ZONE B: $1,000 ZONE C: $50 Eligibility for each zone does not guarantee availability at the time of your selection in Badger Select. Please visit BadgerSelect.com/mens-basketball/season-parking-selection to view statistics from the previous season parking sales data.
MEN’S HOCKEY TICKETS & PARKING
HOW TO REQUEST NEW OR ADDITIONAL MEN’S HOCKEY SEASON TICKETS STEP 1: At the end of May, visit here (link will be made available end of May) to select and purchase men’s
hockey season tickets, by June 25. -OR- Call the Wisconsin Athletic Ticket Office (608.262.1440) to select and purchase men’s hockey season tickets, by June 25.
STEP 2: After purchasing season tickets, you will have the opportunity to participate in Badger Select for
SECTIONS: 107, 108, 109, 121, 122, 123, 207, 209, 221, 222 & 223 - $50 per seat SECTIONS: 106, 110, 120, 124 - $25 per seat
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Recommended minimum annual contributions for the opportunity to obtain season tickets are as follows:
2022-23 SEASON TICKETS
men’s hockey, taking place from July 25 – July 29. You will be issued a personalized selection date and time for you to log in to Badger Select and have the opportunity to move your seat location based on availability at the time of your selection. You will receive an email with your personalized selection date and time for Badger Select approx. one week prior to the start of Badger Select for men’s hockey.
STEPS TO ORDER SEASON PARKING STEP 1: Current men’s hockey season ticket holders and donors to Wisconsin Athletics will have the opportunity to order the same parking location held during the 2021-22 season. Men’s hockey season parking selection is not a part of Badger Select.
STEP 2: Men’s hockey season ticket holders may purchase advanced parking for men’s hockey on a sea-
son basis only. Men’s hockey season parking requests should be made upon placing season ticket orders and are reviewed first based on lot availability, second on annual giving level and third on priority points within each annual giving level.
STEP 3: Making a contribution does not guarantee allocation into a certain lot or zone. Patrons requesting multiple permits must qualify for each permit individually based on the annual giving level. (Example: Ordering two Zone A men’s hockey parking permits would require a minimum annual donation of $100 [$50 per permit]).
ALEXANDER LOT UPDATE:
The Alexander Lot, which is privately owned, will not be available for season parking for the 2022-23 Men’s Basketball and Men’s Hockey seasons due to construction. Wisconsin Athletics was made aware of this in March of 2022.
ZONE A: 91
ZONE B: 7, 29, 44, 46, Group Health Coop, U-Haul, UW Health
Lot availability subject to change.
PLEASE NOTE: The following Parking Qualifying Gift Amount is the annual donation, per permit, to be eligible for each zone: ZONE A: $50 ZONE B: Non-Donation Eligibility for each zone does not guarantee availability. For the 2021-22 season, the cut-off for allocation of parking in Lot 91 for both the Face-Off and Slap-Shot series was the Director’s Club ($2,500) annual giving level.
BADGER SELECT CURRENT SEASON TICKET HOLDERS who submit payment in full for season tickets and applicable contributions by each sport’s deadline will automatically be assigned a personalized selection date and time based on Badger Select Rank: 2022 annual giving level and priority points. Eligible season ticket holders will receive an email with their personalized selection date and time for Badger Select approximately one week prior to the start of Badger Select for each sport. Badger Select gives season ticket holders the opportunity to view all available seats online. Based on availability, fans can move and improve existing seats, add additional season tickets and purchase season parking. Badger Select is used for season parking selection for football (Red & White Club donors - $250 & higher) and men’s basketball (Walk-On Club donors - $50 & higher). Please note: Badger Select is an optional benefit available to all current season ticket holders. If you don’t want to move your season tickets, add new seats or purchase season parking, you don’t have to log in to Badger Select. Simply continue to order your season tickets by each sport’s deadline.
NEW FOOTBALL SEASON TICKET HOLDERS who purchased season tickets by March 15 will be assigned a personalized selection date and time based on Badger Select Rank. Based on availability, new season ticket holders will have the ability to move or add season tickets in Badger Select, as well as purchase season parking (Football parking eligibility: Red & White Club donors - $250 & higher).
NEW MEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON TICKET HOLDERS who purchased season tickets by July 30 will be assigned a personalized selection date and time based on Badger Select Rank. Based on availability, new season ticket holders will have the ability to move or add season tickets in Badger Select, as well as purchase season parking (Men’s basketball parking eligibility: Walk-On Club donors - $50 and higher).
NEW MEN’S HOCKEY SEASON TICKET HOLDERS who purchased season tickets by June 25 will be assigned a personalized selection date and time based on Badger Select Rank. Based on availability, new men’s hockey season ticket holders will have the ability to move or add season tickets in Badger Select.
BADGER SELECT RANK is based on 2022 BADGER SELECT PRIORITY POINT FACTORS:
Annual Giving Level & Badger Select priority points. Badger Select Priority Points include: Points as of December 31, 2017 points as of December 31, 2017 plus 2018-22 Consecutive years of active giving to athletics (since 2001) priority points accrued from non-deductible donations (those associated with seating 2018-2022 Priority & Premium non-deductible seat donations and Badger Select seating contributions). Consecutive years of active season ticket purchase*
POINTS 10/Year 10/$100 10/Year
For Badger Select Rank, 100% deductible donations (those to sport specific funds, UW-Madison Letterwinner (one-time credit) 100 endowed scholarships, or capital projects) 50 made in 2018-22 will NOT be allocated to- UW-Madison Graduate (one-time credit) wards Badger Select priority points. *Season ticket purchases in football, men’s & women’s basketball, men’s & women’s hockey, wrestling, and volleyball qualify for priority points.
Visit BadgerSelect.com for historical data regarding the previous season’s ticket and parking selection process. If you have any questions, please call 608.262.1000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BADGER SELECT KEY DATES
BADGER SELECT KEY DATES
Season ticket order & contribution deadline
Badger Select live date (by sport)
Please Note: Personalized selection date and times will be emailed approx. one week prior to each sport’s live date.
2022 VOLLEYBALL TICKET & P SOON. PLEASE CHECK BACK F 24 24
PARKING INFORMATION WILL BE COMING FOR MORE INFORMATION. 25 25
WOMEN’S HOCKEY SEASON TICKETS & PARKING
To become a women’s hockey season ticket holder, please call the Wisconsin Athletic Ticket Office at 608.262.1440. Beginning with the 2022-23 season, women’s hockey season ticket holders will have the opportunity to request season parking during the season ticket order period. The deadline to order women’s hockey season tickets and request parking will take place summer of 2022. Season parking requests are reviewed first based on lot availability, second on annual giving level and third on priority points within each annual giving level. Women’s hockey season ticket holders requesting multiple permits must first qualify for each permit individually.
EXAMPLE: Requesting two Zone A parking permits would require a minimum annual donation of $100 [$50 per permit]. The following Parking Qualifying Gift Amount is the annual donation, per permit, to be eligible for each zone: ZONE A: $50 ZONE B: Non-Donation
Lot availability subject to change.
Eligibility for each zone does not guarantee availability. Single-game parking will be available for purchase day of the game, based on availability.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL The women’s basketball team plays at the Kohl Center. Women’s basketball season ticket information will be released in August of 2022.
WRESTLING The wrestling team competes at the historic UW Field House. Wrestling season ticket information will be released in August of 2022.
NCAA TITLES We added two NCAA Titles to our resume in 2021, with championships claimed by Women’s Hockey and Volleyball, putting our grand total at 32!
DIFFERENT DEGREE PROGRAMS Our nearly 750+ student-athletes pursued 89 different undergraduate and graduate degrees during 2020-21 with 161 students achieving a 4.0 term GPA.
POSITIVE CAREER OUTCOMES 100% of graduating student-athletes for 2020-21 have achieved positive career outcomes.
BADGERS GIVE BACK Together as a Badger Family we put 3,160 toys in the hands of local kids during the 2021 holiday season.
TOTAL COST OF EXCELLENCE Wisconsin Athletics invests the full amount of resources necessary to provide our student-athletes with a worldclass education while also competing athletically at the highest level. This is our commitment to excellence.
TUITION & FEES
$10,766 (IN-STATE) $18,579 $11,370 $6,846
ROOM & BOARD, MEALS & NUTRITION TRAVEL SPORTS MEDICINE
COST OF ATTENDANCE
$4,029 $3,712 $2,494 $2,051 $684 $235
EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY, BOOKS & SUPPLIES STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ACADEMIC SUPPORT CAREER COUNSELING STUDENT-ATHLETE INSURANCE
TOTAL ANNUAL COST PER STUDENT-ATHLETE
$64,298 $92,714 (IN-STATE)
FOREVER BADGERS ENDOWMENT PROGRAM OUR MISSION at the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department is to elevate the lives of our student-athletes and one way is through the awarding of scholarships. An endowed fund makes an impact on the student-athlete experience today and in perpetuity. The invested dollars will continue to produce a reliable stream of income each year moving forward. With the rising costs of education, endowed scholarships are more important today than ever before.
Tuition & Fees, Room, Board, Meals & Nutrition, Books & Supplies, Cost of Attendance
ENDOWMENT FACTS & NUMBERS 73% of student-athletes on scholarship came from out-of-state during the 2020-21 academic year Wisconsin Athletics annually funds approximately $14 Million in student-athlete scholarships A contribution of $813,089 provides support for a full in-state scholarship A contribution of $1,444,555 provides support for a full out-of-state scholarship Endowed scholarships may be established with a minimum gift or pledge of $50,000
ENDOWMENT BENEFITS Opportunity to name the fund in honor or memory of an individual or family Matched with a student-athlete recipient in accordance with the criteria of the fund (may be shared if partial scholarship) Invitation to annual event recognizing donors and student-athlete recipients Access to tickets, parking, and special events based upon annual gift towards endowment Recognition on the Forever Badgers electronic donor wall at the Kohl Center
FOREVER BADGERS PLANNED GIVING PROGRAM WHAT IS A PLANNED GIFT? Leaving a planned gift is the greatest impact an individual or family can have on the University. It allows people to continue their legacy with the Badgers at no real cost today while ensuring financial stability for Wisconsin Athletics. The Forever Badgers Planned Giving program recognizes forward-thinking donors who choose to support Wisconsin Athletics through financial or estate planning. Planned giving is a viable support mechanism for anyone who cheers on the Badgers and wants to ensure our shared success.
BENEFITS & IMPACT OF PLANNED GIVING: Recognition as a Forever Badgers donor Ability to choose a stewardship recipient (ie: family member, friend, fellow Badger fan) Earn 1 priority point for every $100 committed to a specific fund Earn 2 priority points for every $100 committed to the unrestricted fund Option to create and name an endowed fund Invitation to special events, including the Forever Badgers Donor Appreciation Luncheon Wisconsin Legacy Society Membership Help Wisconsin Athletics achieve excellence beyond your lifetime
PLANNED GIVING AVENUES TO CONSIDER:
LIFE INCOME GIFT
STEPS TO ESTABLISH A GIFT: 1. Contact the Athletics Development Office at email@example.com 2. We will work together to explore the impact of various giving options 3. Connect with your financial advisor / attorney to document your intentions 4. Celebrate your gift and receive the benefits associated with giving to Wisconsin Athletics
THE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN ATHLETICS FUND ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN Wisconsin Athletics is proud to take part in the Raimey-Noland Campaign, UW-Madison’s fundraising effort to bolster diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campus. In the Athletic Department’s steadfast effort to instill positive change within our community, we have created the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Athletics Fund. For the first time ever our alumni, donors and community partners have an opportunity to directly impact and foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment within our nationally renowned Athletic Department. Together, our goal is to provide funding that will empower, uplift, and provide resources for our traditionally underrepresented Badgers. This fund has been established as a permanent endowed fund to ensure a lasting impact on campus experiences and mental health, career readiness, and staff and coach recruitment.
GET INVOLVED To learn more about the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Athletics Fund and how you can make an impact in the lives of our underrepresented student-athletes, contact the Athletic Development Office at 608.262.1000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF TITLE IX Nothing has had a more positive impact for women in collegiate sports and education than the passage of Title IX. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of this landmark legislation that was enacted by Congress and signed into law on June 23, 1972. To celebrate, we are launching a year-long celebration to honor and elevate the contributions and accomplishments of Wisconsin’s female student-athletes, alumni, coaches, and staff. With events and moments planned throughout the calendar year, Wisconsin Athletics will find unique ways to tell female stories, celebrate with the community and campus and highlight past and present accomplishments of teams and individuals.
NATIONAL TITLES Wisconsin women’s sports have combined for 16 National Titles including 2 from 2021-22 with Women’s Hockey & Volleyball.
OLYMPIC ATHLETES 55 former and current Badger female student-athletes have competed in the Olympics.
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ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS Badger female student-athletes combined for 270 Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2020-21.
WOMEN’S SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS WOMEN'S SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS Wisconsin Athletics has a rich tradition of success both on the fields of competition and in the classroom. Our female student-athletes continue to inspire us with their athletic achievements, commitment to academics, and their pursuit to smash the glass ceiling and inspire future generations. From conference titles to National Championships, our continued success is made possible by the support of generous donors. To help continue the tradition of success in women’s athletics at UW, please consider allocating a gift in 2022 to the Women’s Sports Scholarships Fund. Donations towards the Women’s Sports Scholarships Fund will directly support current UW female student-athletes in the sports of basketball, cross country, golf, hockey, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field and volleyball.
2021-22 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT The recipient of the 2021-22 Women’s Sports Scholarship is women’s soccer player, Macy Monticello. The junior is a defender from Arlington, Virginia, and was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team in 2019. Head Coach Paula Wilkins says, “Macy is a hardnosed, good tackling defender who has exceptional speed. She has the added dimension of being exceptionally good in the air. She is also extremely fit and the ability to attack up and down the flank.”
Class: Junior Hometown: Arlington, Virginia Position: Defender Major: Personal Finance
CLICK HERE TO DONATE As we look to the future, we know our continued success in Women’s Athletics is made possible by your support. To learn more about our Women’s Sports Scholarships, please contact the Athletic Development Office at 608.262.1000 or email us at email@example.com.
2022 DONOR EVENTS
ON THE AGENDA APRIL 5-6, 2022 Day of the Badger
JUNE 24, 2022 Legends of Wisconsin Golf Classic
FALL 2022 Preseason Football Event VIP Reception with the Director of Athletics Forever Badgers Endowment Luncheon
NOVEMBER 6-12, 2022 Iowa Giving Challenge
*Pending University Event Policy: All events and ticket related benefits are subject to current UW Event Policies and/or B1G Conference and/or State of Wisconsin and/or Dane County regulations.
GET INVOLVED PAY IT FORWARD - LETTERWINNERS CHALLENGE
The Pay It Forward Letterwinners Challenge is a fun and unique opportunity for letterwinners to leave their legacy and support current Badger student-athletes. The sport with the highest percentage of letterwinners making a donation of $5 or more by April 10 will be crowned the Pay It Forward Champion and awarded a 2022 Badger gameday tailgate and an on-field recognition at a football game. CLICK HERE TO GET INVOLVED
DAY OF THE BADGER
Day of the Badger is a unifying UW experience that gives all alumni, students, and friends the chance to give back, share their pride, and stay connected to the university. This year, the event will be held from mid-day on Tuesday, April 5 through the evening of Wednesday, April 6. Please consider making a gift to your favorite sport or a highlighted Wisconsin Athletics initiative to support Wisconsin student-athletes during the Day of the Badger by visiting DayoftheBadger.org.
IOWA GIVING CHALLENGE
In 2021, the ‘Battle for the Bull’ Giving Challenge kicked off between Wisconsin Athletics’ Annual Fund and Iowa’s I-Club. We’re back for year two and need your help to bring home a victory. This November, consider a gift in support of our student-athletes and help us prove that Wisconsin has the most philanthropic fans.
HALL OF FAME TERRACE BRICK WALK Become a part of historic Camp Randall Stadium and support Wisconsin Athletics by securing your very own personalized Hall of Fame Terrace Brick. Your engraved brick is 100% tax deductible and your contribution is credited to your donor rank. The engraved bricks are set in the walkway adjacent to the American Family Insurance Entrance (Gate 1) of Camp Randall Stadium. Bricks are available in two sizes and are customizable with your own message. To order a brick visit SupportTheBadgers.org or call 608.262.1000.
AREAS OF IMPACT The Wisconsin Athletic Development Office provides you with the opportunity to designate your contribution to the area(s) of your choice.
ANNUAL FUND Unrestricted gifts are the most vital to Wisconsin Athletics. Gifts for seating benefits should be allocated as unrestricted.
SPORT SPECIFIC Contributions to Wisconsin Athletics may be allocated to the sport of your choice. Support any of the 23 Badger sports programs.
FOREVER BADGERS Endowment gifts and gift planning are meaningful and lasting ways to impact the experience of current and future Badger student-athletes.
FACILITY PROJECTS Wisconsin Athletics is committed to providing state-of-the art facilities which aid in attracting the best and brightest student-athletes.
PREMIUM SEATING Enjoy Wisconsin Athletic events from the best seats in the house. Premium seating offers fans the opportunity to enhance their gameday experience in designated areas for Camp Randall and Kohl Center events.
METHODS OF GIVING You may make gifts at any point throughout the year. If you have an interest in 2022 donor benefits, consider giving prior to March 15, 2022.
Visit SupportTheBadgers.org and click “MAKE A GIFT” in the upper right hand corner. Log in to your online account and follow the steps for a convenient and secure donation process and view your points and entire giving history to UW Athletics. Online contributions may be made with American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa credit cards.
CHECK Mail a check, payable to “UW Athletics,” to the Wisconsin Athletic Development Office at 1440 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711.
MATCHING GIFTS Check with your employer to determine if your donation to Wisconsin Athletics is eligible for a matching gift. Matching gifts not only provide additional resources but can also increase your donor rank. If your company will match gifts to Wisconsin Athletics, please enclose your company’s form with your contribution. PLEASE NOTE: Matching gifts may not be used to fulfill any seating (including premium) requirements.
GIFTS-IN-KIND Donated services or items (e.g. food and beverage, athletic equipment, printing, air travel, etc.) that would normally be purchased by the Wisconsin Athletic Department are considered gifts-in-kind and are always appreciated. Subject to University approval and IRS regulations, the value of the contribution would be credited to your account.
GIFTS OF SECURITIES Stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc., are accepted in partnership with the University of Wisconsin Foundation.
DONOR ADVISED FUNDS & PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS Federal law prohibits charitable distributions from either a donor advised fund or private foundation when goods or services that may be considered more than incidental, including premiums seats, are obtained by the donor in exchange for the gift. Wisconsin Athletics cannot accept seat-related gifts from either a donor advised fund or private foundation and will return such gifts if received.
GIFT PROCESSING Contributions received in the Wisconsin Athletic Development Office are posted to the donor’s gift record within three business days. Contributions made for annual priority seating benefits will be credited to the ticket holder on record.
TAX INFORMATION All contributions to Wisconsin Athletics are considered gifts to the University of Wisconsin and are credited at full value for purposes of the donor’s gift record at the University of Wisconsin Foundation. As of 2018, all donations associated with recommended minimum per seat contributions and premium seating are no longer tax deductible per federal tax law. All contributions that are not associated with recommended minimum per seat contributions, such as gifts to sport specific funds, individual donor named endowments, and capital projects, will continue to be 100% tax deductible. The UW Foundation will issue an acknowledgment for all contributions which will include pertinent tax deductibility language for each donor.