Botany Directed Funds

Alexander von Humboldt Field Trip Support Fund
Supports field courses.
fund #132160002

Anthony Bleecker Memorial Fund
Provides support for the Newcomb Imaging Center.
fund #12164180

Conservation Biology Major Fund
Aids the Conservation Biology major in its teaching, research and public service roles. Gifts to the fund will be used to support activities such as student travel and scholarships; research awards; guest lectures; and professional development opportunities.
fund #112168143

Department of Botany Fund
Serves as the department’s general account to be used at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Botany.
fund #112161060

Dr. Folke Skoog Scholarship Fund
Supports a scholarship for a student majoring in Botany.
fund #132163149

Eldon and Joy Newcomb Fund
An endowment account created by Emeritus Professor Newcomb & his wife, Joy, to be used by the Botany Department for any purpose or interest of the Department.
fund #132161807

Herbarium Fund
Supports the activities of the Wisconsin State Herbarium (WIS) at UW-Madison.
fund #112161190

Hortus Botanicus Fund
Designated to improving, expanding and renovating the botanical greenhouses and garden.
fund #132160006

Hugh H. Iltis Biodiversity Fund
Supports graduate student fieldwork in the area of plant systematics.
fund #132067577

Hugh H. Iltis Lecture Fund
Provides sustainable support for the annual Hugh H. Iltis Lecture & Field Excursion, sponsored by the Wisconsin State Herbarium in honor of its long-term director.
fund #112160004

Judith Croxdale Memorial Fund
Supports scholarships for women in science.
fund #112166371

Karow Family Endowment Fund for Native Habitat Research
Supports native Wisconsin habitat preservation efforts by the Herbarium, including student internships, cost of transportation to/from study sites, and collecting supplies.
fund #132168379

Paul J. Allen Memorial Fund for Visiting Scientists
Facilitates visits by emerging or established eminent scientists for purposes of giving lectures, enriching courses, or developing cooperative research with members of the Botany faculty.
fund #132167016

Roland H. and Maude M. Becker Scholarship Fund
Supports a scholarship for a student majoring in Conservation Biology.
fund #132545344

Tulipa et Paeonia Graduate Student Support Fund
Provides additional support to graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in botanical science while serving as teaching assistants.
fund #132168367

Wilhelm Hofmeister Botany Chair Fund
Supports an outstanding faculty member in the department.
fund #132168366

Become a Friend of the Botany Garden

botany garden tile

Your gift of $600 or more to the  Botany Garden allows you to receive a Commemorative Tile. Please make out your check to:

University of Wisconsin Foundation
Attn: Ann Lippincott
1848 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53726-4090

Please write in memo area on check:
“Botany Commemorative Tile”

Up to 8 lines of text with up to 18 characters including spaces per line are allowed. Please provide your inscription on a typed or neatly printed page, along with your contact information in case we have questions.