University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


Recent Grant Highlights 



Argosy Foundation

  • $100,000 to establish an endowment to support the presentation of the annual UWM Chancellor’s Innovation Award.

A.O. Smith Foundation

  • $60,000 renewed support for the A.O. Smith International Business Education Fund in the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business for developing a global generation of students.

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

  • $200,000 from the James D. Shaw & Dorothy Shaw Fund to Xiaohua Peng, recipient of one of the 2012 Shaw Scientist Awards.  Dr. Peng is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry within the College of Letters and Science.

Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation

  • $750,000 to the UWM Research Foundation to support the Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa.
  • $250,000 to the UWM Research Foundation to support the Catalyst Grant program.

The Bernard Osher Foundation

  • $50,000 renewal grant for the Osher Reentry Scholarship Fund in the School of Continuing Education (SCE).  The Fund provides scholarships to students who have experienced a cumulative gap in their education of at least five years and anticipate participation in the workforce for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation.