About University Fund Wageningen

Since 1951, University Fund Wageningen (UFW) contributes to activities that make a difference for the students and researchers of Wageningen University & Research (WUR). UFW connects people, ideas and funds to contribute to the prosperity of the university. That is why the fund invests in the strengthening of the contacts between WUR and her alumni, businesses and relevant social organisations.

Our mission

The University Fund Wageningen is the independent expert in connecting givers with special WUR talents and research. Through the additional philanthropic (4th) funding stream, projects and talents that do not (entirely) qualify for regular funding can still be realised and accelerated. In this way WUR's impact and contributes to the Wageningen mission. With support to fundamental and pioneering research, to thorough education of WUR students, to stimulating entrepreneurship; all three needed to find solutions to the societal challenges of today and tomorrow.

Do you feel affinity with Wageningen and do you want to contribute to the mission of UFW?
Do you have questions or suggestions or do you want to contribute to our mission, as friend or alumnus? We would love to discuss the possibilities.