Student Success!

The 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.

Learn more about ways to give back to UW-River Falls here.

Through the years it has become more difficult for students to afford to attend college. More students are taking out loans than ever before. Since 2001 the amount of students borrowing Federal Stafford Loans has increase by 12% and the number continues to rise.

Increase in Student Federal Loans

Source: College Board Advocacy & Policy Center


The university makes it a main priority to provide substantial aid for students with financial needs. However, with the rise of tuition this has become harder to do. This is only one of the many reasons why support of the Falcon Annual Fund is critical.

Meet a Donor!

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Raquel Hansen
'94 graduate and annual donor

"It's not about the money or the recognition. It is about the gift you give someone, so they can experience their education in a way they otherwise couldn't without my help." Read more...

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More information about the Rising to Distinction Campaign

Learn more about the university's first comprehensive fundraising campaign, Rising to Distinction, here.