Innovation Fund


The UW Carbone Innovation Fund provides a unique opportunity for UW Carbone leaders to invest key seed funding in the most promising new ideas, enhance resources available to our researchers, meet matching challenges included in many grants and respond to innovative and emerging needs. Donors to this discretionary fund are true partners in the transformative work being done at the UW Carbone.


Our Networks

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The UW Carbone is a member of the NCCN, a not-for-profit alliance of 28 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN and its member institutions are dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, efficient, and accessible cancer care so patients can live better lives.

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Established in 1973 as one of the first six university-based comprehensive cancer centers in the nation by the National Cancer Institute, the UW Carbone is Wisconsin’s only comprehensive cancer center.

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Our unique partnership between UW Health and the University of Wisconsin is about getting the right information to help create precise health approaches and care for patients.


William and Signe Buchholz*

Greg and Michelle Gard, Garding Against Cancer*

Andy and Susan North, Andy North and Friends Initiative*

Rich and Sue Clack

Roger and Gloria DeMeritt

Gertrude Deinlein

George Gialamas

Christian and Carol Rosenstock, Gunning for Hope

Forrest Hartmann

Dan and Lena Kelly

Donald and JoAnne Krause

Lemon Brothers

Todd and Shari Nelson

Ann Palmenberg

Tom and Peggy Pyle

Peter and Colleen Schmitz

John and Mary Schroeder

Ron Skoronski

Linda and John Hughes and Anne Connor, Malcolm Stack Foundation

Chuck and Denise Steinhauer

John and Patricia Zimbrick


*Denotes members of the Director’s Circle

Interested in learning more?

To learn more about advancing innovative cancer research and treatment at the UW Carbone through a gift to the UW Carbone Innovation Fund, please contact: Valerie Zibell | | (608) 234-0627