UW Foundation

About the Foundation

The University of Washington Foundation is a non-profit, public 501(c)(3) organization that advances the mission of the University of Washington by seeking and securing private support for its programs in service to students and society.

The Foundation is a conduit for giving to University of Washington students, faculty, programs and/or facilities; gifts are applied to the UW fund or allocated as designated by the donors.

2015–16 UW Foundation Board Officers

  • Jodi Green, Chair
  • Pete Shimer, Vice Chair
  • Howard Behar, Immediate Past Chair
  • Walt Ingram, Treasurer
  • Korynne Wright, Secretary
  • Connie Kravas, UW Foundation President
  • Christina Chang, Assistant Treasurer
  • Louise Hine, Assistant Secretary

Duties of elected UW Foundation Board members

University of Washington Foundation directors are committed to increasing the level of private giving to the UW in both number of dollars and number of donors, and to enhancing understanding among the UW’s alumni and other friends of the need for private giving to support excellence in programs throughout the University of Washington.


Kim Ackerley Cleworth
Jerry Baldasty
Chuck Barbo
Bruce Blume
Chris Boody
Susan Brotman
Kent Carlson
Ana Mari Cauce
Christina Chang
Chandan Chauhan
Sanjay Chheda
Patrick Crumb
Bob Davis
Neal Dempsey
Ken Denman
Mary Dunnam
Mike Egan
Maria Eitel
Steve Fleischmann
Colleen Fukui-Sketchley
Lex Gamble
Bill Gates, Sr.
Anne Gittinger
Greg Gorder
Lisa Graumlich
Marty Greene
Lyn Grinstein
Leslie Hanauer
Mitch Higashi
Louise Hine
Randy Hodgins
John Huckabay
Pat Hughes
Paul Jenny
Norm Johnson
Jon Magnusson
T.J. McGill
Nate Miles
Jim Milgard
Glen Milliman
Joanne Montgomery
Chuck Murry
Linda Myhrvold
Don Nielsen
Molly Nordstrom
Stewart Parker
Don Petersen
Laura Peterson
Scott Redman
Constance Rice
Jeff Rochon
Patty Rothwell
Paul Rucker
Jon Runstad
Joe Ryan
Laurie Schuchart
Pat Shanahan
Brooks Simpson
Greg Smith
Bob Underhill
Tom Waldron
Maggie Walker
Marcia Wythes