The Longhorn Foundation is the principal fundraising arm of UT Men's and Women's Athletics. Funds donated to The Longhorn Foundation assist the operating budget of UT's 20-sport program. Donations made by loyal and generous Texas fans are invested in athletics scholarships and also support general operations which benefit the student-athletes in the following areas: academic counseling, tutoring and mentoring; study and computer centers; sports medicine personnel and facilities; strength and conditioning and nutrition staff and facilities; life skills and special development programs; and career development activities. The Longhorn Foundation and UT Athletics serve more than 700 student-athletes and coaching staff members who serve as their master teachers and mentors.
The Longhorn Foundation uses a point system for annual and cumulative contributions. Contributors receive one point for each dollar contributed. Points are used to determine ticket and seating priorities, parking lot locations and other benefits. The annual donation year begins Dec. 1 and runs through Nov. 30. The ticket priority deadline is March 1. Donors may choose when to donate, based on tax needs and ticketing requirements. Donations to the Annual Fund are typically 80 percent tax-deductible. You are encouraged to contact your tax advisor to determine the deductibility of your gift.
MAJOR GIFTS AND PLANNED GIVING
Donations are the fuel that drives UT Athletics. The Longhorn Foundation exists to coordinate and administer major gifts to the Athletics Department. These gifts are graciously accepted and provide funding for several aspects of men's and women's programs, from endowing student-athlete scholarships to helping fund much needed facility improvements. To learn more about our current capital campaigns, please visit our Facility Projects Web page.