Development Foundation

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Doing more is essential to catapult Texas State to the NEXT level in our teaching and research to achieve designation as a national research university. YOU, TXST alumni, corporations, friends, and members of the Bobcat community, are empowered to make a difference as supporters and valued partners in our journey.

NEXT Is a goal, a gift and a promise.

Since 1977, the Texas State University Development Foundation has been moving forward, continuing a legacy built on excellence in research & innovation at TXST.

About the Development Foundation

The Texas State University Development Foundation supports and furthers the mission of Texas State University through the acceptance and investment of gifts established as endowments benefiting the students, faculty and staff.

Established as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) in 1977, the Foundation is committed to appropriately accepting, stewarding and maintaining investments of private donors with loyalty and integrity. The long-term objective of the Foundation is to earn a return sufficient to preserve the purchasing power of the Foundation for generations to come, as well as providing for current scholarship needs.

Development Foundation Committees

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Board of Trustees

Alumni and friends of Texas State University play a vital role in serving and shaping the university by offering their time and leadership to Texas State.
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The Development Foundation maximizes investment returns while minimizing risks in order to provide the maximum benefit to the university and its students.


Endowments enhance the academic caliber of Texas State, providing a competitive edge to bring the highest performing students and faculty to the university. And, in turn, those students and faculty produce remarkable outcomes.  

As an endowment donor, you make a significant investment in the future of Texas State. We thank you for your vision in establishing these permanent sources of support. 

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Donor Report

Request a copy of the annual Donor Report which provides donors, alumni and stakeholders with recent fundraising results and impacts.
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Frequent Questions

Discover how you can partner with the Development Foundation to invest in our students, our faculty and our future.

Development Foundation Staff

The Development Foundation staff is honored to be entrusted with the mission to foster and manage gifts given in support of academic excellence in the spirit and tradition of Texas State University.