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Private Support Totals in Millions
Portfolio Growth in Millions
Number of Endowments
Disbursements to UW in Millions


Sources of Philanthropy

  • Gifts from Individuals

    People who give to the University of Wyoming are a select breed. You may recognize them by the brown and gold stickers on their cars or by the look of pride on their faces when you mention Wyoming. They also may be zealous supporters of the Pokes. They are practical and idealistic at the same time. They believe in education and investing in the future.

  • Foundation Gifts

    Foundations have made such a lasting impact on Wyoming’s students and the colleges, programs, and facilities that support them. Student by student, foundation-supported scholarships have built a wealth of human capital.

  • Corporate Gifts

    Some of the most significant impacts across the University of Wyoming campus have come from the remarkable support of corporations. Gifts campus wide have built buildings, created new programs, and underwritten research that changes the world.

  • Unrealized Planned Gifts

    The UW Foundation’s gift planning staff assists donors in integrating charitable gifts into their financial, tax, and estate planning objectives, maximizing benefits to both donors and the University of Wyoming. Planned gifts provide donors with an immediate tax deduction and other benefits such as life income, continued use of gift property, or elimination of capital gains tax.

  • Realized Planned Gifts

    Realized Planned gifts are the legacies of those who have included the University of Wyoming in their estate plans. These gifts are hard at work supporting UW students, faculty, and programs.

  • Annual Gifts

    UW Annual Giving focuses on acquiring regular yearly contributions, thus creating a vital and dependable source of private support to help the University of Wyoming fulfill its mission to become one of the nation’s finest public land-grant research universities.

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation

Endowment Total: $585.9 million

The market value of the endowment portfolio as of June 30, 2020, increased to $585.9 million, earning 4.5% net of all fees. This is up from $535.5 million on June 30, 2019.


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