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Dave Gilbert 2023

David H. Gilbert
President, UWM Foundation


Welcome to the UWM Foundation homepage. This year we are celebrating our 50th anniversary, supporting the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee since 1974. The UWM Foundation endeavors to advance the mission of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) through requests of philanthropic support for students, faculty, campus programming and the community. Over the course of our first 50 years, we have distributed approximately $375 million in support of UWM students, faculty and community projects. In today’s dollars, that equates to over a half billion dollars.

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