An endowed gift provides permanent funding for the project or purpose of the donors’ wishes.  Typically the fund is named for the individual donor or honoree. Currently the Stout University Foundation’s endowment payout policy is 3.5% annually.

Scholarships and Student Related Funds $30,000 minimum gift
Faculty/Staff Development Fund $100,000
Professorships                  $500,000
Faculty Chair $1,500,000

The Stout University Foundation manages hundreds of funds restricted to specific UW-Stout programs. You may restrict your gift to any area of the university.  Simply document your wishes at the time you make your gift. Unless established as an endowed gift or otherwise noted, one-hundred percent of your gift will be directed to the program you wish.

Contact Information

Stout University Foundation
Louis Smith Tainter House
320 South Broadway Street

Phone: 715/232-1151
Toll free: 866/716-6685
Fax: 715/232-5015

Stop in any time from 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. 

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Further Resources

Endowed Gifts