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Foundation Accounts

 

Foundation accounts are funds invested by the University Foundation to support programs through donations. Some accounts generate yearly interest for Clubs to use. Others can be used to the full extent of the amount in the foundation account. For more information on these funds and their current balances, please contact your advisor. You can find the foundation names and descriptions below. You can also direct potential donors to your Club's foundation account by hyperlinking the UW Foundation link associated with your specific foundation account. You can find them by searching the UW Foundation website.

 

Hoofers

Peter Antaramian Hoofer Endowment Fund

This fund was created to assist the Wisconsin Union with a permanent endowment that will support special programs sponsored by Hoofer Council. Income from the fund will support such activities that will encourage interest and participation in outing programs of the Hoofer Clubs. The Union Director has the authority to spend from this account.

 

Dale & Raelyn Cole Hoofer Student Leader Training Fund

This fund supports Wisconsin Union Hoofers Clubs with student leadership training and safety preparedness for the wide variety of outdoor excursions and educational programs they lead. The fund is to be used for Hoofer Clubs leadership training. Particular emphasis should be placed on training for Mountaineering, Sailing, and Outing Club leaders and particular certifications that are endorsed by Club leaders such as American Sailing Association (ASA) and US Sailing certifications, participation in the National Sailing Program Symposium, Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder certifications, Professional Climbing Instructors Association (PCIA) and American Mountain Guides Association certifications. Hoofer Club student leadership, in consultation with advising staff, will determine priority needs for leadership annual training, with preference given to the Mountaineering, Sailing and Outing clubs. The Union Director has spending authority for this fund.

Hoofers Fund

This fund will receive contributions designated for Hoofers. The purpose of the Hoofers Fund will be to support the Hoofer Clubs, Teams, and miscellaneous Hoofer-related programs and activities.  

Ski And Snowboard  Club

Hoofers Ski and Snowboard Fund

This fund supports the activities of the Hoofers Ski and Snowboard program. Spending authority lies with the Union Director and the Director of Outdoor UW.

National Alpine Ski Team Championship Fund

The purpose of this fund is to reduce the financial cost of competition at national ski championships and make the championships more accessible to Hoofers Alpine Ski Team members. The spending authorities for this fund shall be the Outdoor UW Director & Hoofer Club Advisor.

Clarene Law Snow Sports Educational Scholarships Fund

Established in 2015, the Clarene Law Snow Sports Educational Scholarships support Wisconsin Hoofer Ski & Snowboard Club leaders and coaches to pursue professional training and/or certification in the area of Alpine, Nordic and Snowboard instruction education and safety. The Union Director and Outdoor UW Director have spending authority for the fund.

 

Hoofers Alpine Ski Team Fund

This fund supports the activities of the Hoofers Alpine Ski Team. The Union Director and Outdoor UW Director have spending authority for the fund.

Wisconsin Nordic Ski Team Fund

The Hoofer Nordic Ski Team Fund will be used to help support team development, organization, travel, competition, and scholarships as related to the Wisconsin Hoofers Ski & Snowboard Club's Nordic Ski Team. The Union Director and Outdoor UW Director have spending authority for the fund.

Sailing Club

Hoofers Sailing Club Fund

This fund supports the activities of the Hoofers Sailing Club. The Union Director and Outdoor UW Director have spending authority for the fund.
 

Hoofers Sailing Team Fund

This fund supports the activities of the Wisconsin Sailing Team. The Union Director and Outdoor UW Director have spending authority for the fund.

John A. W. Kirsch Fund for the Hoofers

The fund is exclusively for the benefit of Hoofers Sailing program. The funds shall be used by the program as follows: the Hoofers Sailing Program uses at least half of the amount of the gift to begin building a fleet of small, high performance boats by purchasing a quantity of C2Bytes such as the Performance Sailcraft PS 2000. The Donor wishes to enhance the development of the Sailing Club and provides for the balance of the funds to be used at the discretion of the director for that purpose.

 

John A. W. Kirsch Fleet Fund

This fund supports the purchase of boats for the Hoofer's Byte Fleet.   An amount equal to the original transferred amount must be used toward purchasing a quantity of C2 Bytes.  In addition; income allocated to the fund may be used by the Club to support its greatest needs. Once the original obligation of this fund is met; the remaining principal may be used by the Club to support its greatest needs.

Yu Chen Memorial Sailing Outreach Fund

The purpose of this fund is for community outreach in the following order of priority: offering free instruction for underprivileged youth in conjunction with the Hoofer Sailing Club Outreach Program, instructional expenses for Club and non-Club members (with preference given to windsurfing), items related to lessons including transportation, food, supplies, etc. A committee including the Hoofer Sailing Club Windsurfing Captain, Hoofer Sailing Club Commodore, Sailing Club Advisor, and Sailing Club Head of Instruction will work with the Outdoor UW Director and the Union Director to spend from the Fund.

Lorin Daggett Memorial Instructor Training Scholarship Fund

This Fund shall award Hoofer Sailing scholarships for instructors to take the US Sailing Small Boat Sailing Level 1 Instructor certification courses. These individuals shall be selected from an instructor applicant pool, which is to be administered and solicited by the Hoofer Sailing Head of Instruction.

Riding Club

Hoofers Riding Club Fund

This fund supports the activities of the Hoofers Riding Club. The Union Director and Outdoor UW Director have spending authority for the fund.

Hoofers Equestrian Team Fund

This fund supports the activities of the Hoofers Equestrian Team. The Union Director and Outdoor UW Director have spending authority for the fund.

 

Outing Club

Hoofers Outing Club Fund

This fund supports the activities of the Hoofers Outing Club. The Union Director and Outdoor UW Director have spending authority for the fund.

 

OUW Foundations

Outdoor UW Conservation Stewardship Fund

The purpose of this fund is to support the efforts of the Wisconsin Union to build effective partnerships with the broader campus community that promote environmental conservation and stewardship through civic engagement and service-based learning. The spending authority for this fund shall be the Wisconsin Union Director.

 

Outdoor UW Directors Fund

The purpose of this fund is to support and meet current needs and new initiatives for Outdoor UW programs at the Wisconsin Union. The fund will remain flexible at the discretion of the Outdoor UW Director to support all programs under Outdoor UW.