UT Student Foundation


What We're About

The University of Texas at Austin Student Foundation strives to create a culture of philanthropy on campus by providing a student perspective on giving, promoting awareness of the ways private gifts impact student life and demonstrating the importance of giving back to the university to help ensure excellence for future generations of Longhorns. Our motto is "Students Helping Students" and we strive to engage our fellow peers in service and make a tangible impact on campus.

What We Do

The Student Foundation hosts events such as ContribUTe, the university's student giving campaign, each October as well as the student portion of UT's annual giving day, 40 Hours for the Forty Acres, in April. The Student Foundation serves to educate students about philanthropy, help student organizations with their fundraising and thank student donors. We host three panels per semester, giving students the opportunity to learn from and network with professionals in the fundraising and non-profit fields. We host various events throughout the semester in addition to fundraisers and panels!

How You Can Join

Student Foundation is open to all registered students of any major and any classification. Simply request membership via hornslink or send an email to studentfoundation@utexas.edu if you have questions. We meet weekly on Thursdays from 6pm to 7pm in FAC 330. Student Foundation membership benefits include, but are not limited to, insider information about Student Foundation events, perks on campus, networking opportunities and professional development experiences beyond the 40 Acres. Being a member provides opportunities to build the leadership, presentation, fundraising and non-profit skills that are essential for so many career paths.

Become More Involved

We are open to new general members year-round and have several open executive positions!

Email studentfoundation@utexas.edu or message us on HornsLink with any questions.


Email us at studentfoundation@utexas.edu  

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