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Giving to Public and Nonprofit Administration

Thank you for considering ways to make a difference!


Perhaps you studied with a special faculty member or have a general interest in pulic and nonprofit administration. Whatever your motivation, there are many ways you can directly make a difference. Your donation can support the department in general, nourish a specific research area or help a student with tuition.

Any level of giving is appreciated. You can make a difference in these areas:

  • Brett Hawkins Scholarship Fund (MPA) – UWMF 37520
  • John Palmer Smith Scholarship Fund (NPM) – UWMF 69340
  • Master of Public Administration General Scholarship Fund – UWMF 37240
  • Nonprofit Management and Leadership General Scholarship Fund – UWMF 69040
  • Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management General Programming Fund – UWMF 29190

Give On Line

Click the "Make a Gift" button below to access the UWM Give Online page. A new browser window will open. Again, click the "Make a Gift" button on that page to open the giving form. Where it asks for Gift Designation, please select “Letters & Science.” Where it asks for Additional Designation, please indicate Public and Nonprofit Administration scholarships/fellowships, Public and Nonprofit Administration general support, or Public and Nonprofit Administration research.

Additionally, if your gift is in honor or in memory of someone, or if you wish to remain anonymous, let us know in the “Special Instructions” box.

Give by Check

Please make your check or money order payable to:

The UWM Foundation
3230 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Please indicate how you would like your gift to be used in the memo section of your check or in a separate note.

Give by Phone

Make a gift or pledge over the phone by calling the UWM Foundation at 1-800-654-0434 or 1-414-906-4640. We will also ask you which area(s) you would like to support.

Planned Giving

Please contact Stephanie Ackerman, Director of Major and Planned Giving, to discuss how UWM can honor your legacy through your estate plan.

Corporate and Foundation Giving

Please contact Ron Kotecki to discuss corporate or foundation funding for any of our programs.

General Questions, Naming Opportunities, Endowed Chairs or Other Major Gifts

Please contact Christina Makal, Development Director, for any additional information about supporting the Psychology Department.

Our students and researchers appreciate your gift!