FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. DO ALL GIFTS TO THE ANNUAL FUND GO INTO THE SAME ACCOUNT?
A. Your gift to the Annual Fund goes directly into the operating account of the area you specify. The Annual Fund name refers to the overall program as a source of support for UWM. You can choose an unrestricted gift, in which case it supports the University's most urgent needs.
Q. WHY ARE YOU (STILL) CALLING ME?
A. As a not-for-profit organization, UWM is exempt from the national Do Not Call Registry. We employ only UWM students and use the phone to contact alumni regarding their possible support. This program remains one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways to reach alumni; moreover, it's a great way for alumni to connect with today's students and ask questions. If you prefer not to be called, please let us know and we will gladly honor your request.
Q. CAN I SPLIT MY GIFT BETWEEN MULTIPLE AREAS OF THE UNIVERSITY?
A. Regardless of how you are contacted or for what area of the University, please feel free to make all of your gifts at the same time - just make a note on the pledge form indicating how you would like your annual gift to be allocated or let our student caller know how you would like your gift to be allocated. Or go to our online giving page and select the area (or areas) you wish to support.
Q. CAN I DEDUCT MY GIFT FROM MY TAXES?
A. Yes, all gifts made to the UWM Foundation are tax deductible as prescribed by law. After receiving your gift, we will send you a receipt that you can use as a record of your charitable gift.