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Our Philosophy

Mission of the UW-River Falls Foundation

The UWRF Foundation is committed to transforming the lives of our students by engaging people who care about the University, maximizing private gift support for UWRF, promoting a culture of philanthropy and guaranteeing ethical stewardship of all gifts received. 


We transform lives and communities, both locally and globally, through the power of philanthropy and the UWRF educational experience. 


We believe in: 

Integrity:  We uphold and safeguard the highest standards of philanthropy. 

Relationships:  We establish and maintain authentic, caring, respectful relationships. 

Professionalism:  We provide leadership, innovation and accountability. 

Agility:  We are responsive to the needs of our donors, alumni, partners and the University.

Falcon Annual Fund

The Falcon Annual Fund is the university's unrestricted fund used to assist the Foundation in meeting the priorities of UW-River Falls. Resources help support innovative academic programs, alumni communications, curriculum and classroom technology improvements and scholarship program management.

There are many different ways to give to the Falcon Annual Fund. Find out which works for you here.