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Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about 414 for UWM Giving Days.

What is 414 for UWM Giving Days?

414 for UWM Giving Days is the university's annual giving event, held from April 14-16, 2024, in conjunction with the city's official "Milwaukee Day" holiday. By investing in UWM, you are investing in the future of Milwaukee...and beyond! 414 for UWM is for Panther alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to join together to show their support for the university we love, and the city we call home. 

Can I give now to support 414 for UWM Giving Day?

Yes! Please click "Give Now" to make your early gift in honor of 414 for UWM Giving Day. Thank you for your commitment to UWM.

What is the Panther Pathways Scholarship Fund?

The Panther Pathways Scholarship Fund provides talented students with the financial support they need, ensuring that every student has access to an outstanding education at UWM. 

What is the Ignite Fund? 

The UWM Ignite Fund has a broad purpose of providing funds for the greatest university needs, while also leveraging additional support for important initiatives, and may be used strategically for start-up funding, donor matches or initiatives that spark interest and create fundraising momentum. Like all UWM Foundation assets, the Ignite Fund exists to support our collective pursuit to improve lives, build futures and enhance the community.

How else can I participate? 

Whether you are a proud alum, current student, faculty or staff member or a Panther at heart, there are a variety of ways to get involved! We invite you to sign up as a 414 for UWM Giving Days ambassador to help spread the word – on social, via email and after you give! After you sign up as an ambassador, you will have access to social posts, hashtags and a custom giving link! 

Can I use my donor-advised fund (DAF), qualified charitable IRA distribution or stock transfer to make a gift for 414 for UWM? What is your tax ID?

Yes! The UWM Foundation tax ID is 23-7337744. 


Given time it can take to process this type of gift, please email to if you intend to give using one of these methods so we can set up a pledge.

What if I don't see the area I want to support? 

Please select "additional areas of support," then select "other," and write in your fund. 

Can I give now to support 414 for UWM Giving Day?

414 for UWM Giving Days ended on April 16, 2024, but it's never too late to support your favorite area of UWM. To make a gift, click here.

I'm a UWM employee, can I give through Faculty/Staff Payroll Deduction? 

Yes! You can fill out the Faculty & Staff Payroll Deduction Form at any time, not just during 414 for UWM Giving Days. 

What is 414 for UWM Giving Days? 

As our city celebrates all things Milwaukee on 414 Day (April 14), we at UWM celebrate the powerful impact our university has on our region during our fourth annual 414 for UWM Giving Days, April 14-16.  

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