The UW Child Development Lab accepts donations to support and develop our program. Your financial support can be used to strengthen the program in one or more of the following ways:

Children playing on playground

Support our PTO (Parent Teacher Organization). Funds may be used for:

  • Improving the quality of care for children and families
  • Providing program supplies such as updating toys, equipment, outdoor playground, etc
  • Providing professional development opportunities and appreciation for staff
  • Providing tuition scholarships for families

Tax deductible donations can be made to the Child Development Lab through the UW-Madison Foundation by clicking here.

You can also donate to the Child Development Lab directly. Funds may be used for:

  • Supporting and enhancing research projects
  • Teaching college students and providing a high quality environment for students to gain experience working with young children

For more information about how to donate directly to the Child Development Lab, please contact the administrator at 608-263-4579 or email

Thank you!