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Our ambitious $4 billion goal demonstrates our commitment to addressing major societal challenges facing the state, nation and world.

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Transformational Education for all Students

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Discovery and Innovation for the World

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Impact on the State Nation and World


(as of May 31, 2019)

Lead by Example encompasses all private gifts benefiting Texas A&M, including gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations through The Association of Former Students, the Texas A&M Foundation, the 12 Man Foundation and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation.

$3.538 billion of $4 billion goal

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No matter your area of interest, you can designate the programs and initiatives your support will benefit. With more than 27 colleges and campus areas with hundreds of degree programs, you are sure to find what you are passionate about here. Take a moment and browse our Interest Grid.

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Breaking the Mold

Merari Boffill '18 understands the crucial role education plays in the lives of students and in society. When she was growing up, earning a college degree was her ticket to a better life. In her first year teaching in Harlingen, Texas, Merari shares her love of learning with her students, hoping to impact students the same way her teachers impacted her.

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He’s an Innovator

When Matthew Curtis ’19 got out of the Marines, he moved to College Station to pursue an engineering degree. While the Marines taught him how things worked, his classes taught him why. Now he has combined his knowledge from the battlefield and classroom to create a better tourniquet.

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She's a Video Game Artist

Gracie Arenas Strittmatter ’04 loved playing video games growing up, but it wasn’t until she attended Texas A&M that she realized she could make a career of it. The visualization program in the College of Architecture showed her how valuable her tech skills could be in the gaming field.