$2.79 billion Current Total

Cumulative Giving to Lead by Example Campaign

Lead by Example is Texas A&M’s $4 billion comprehensive campaign, one of the boldest initiatives in the history of public higher education and the largest fundraising endeavor ever undertaken in Texas. This campaign encompasses all private gifts benefiting Texas A&M, including gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations through the Texas A&M Foundation, The Association of Former Students, the 12th Man Foundation and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation. The $2.79 billion campaign total represents all gifts made from Jan. 1, 2012 to Oct. 31, 2017.


Individual donors who've contributed to the campaign


Corporate/foundation donors who've contributed to the campaign


Gifts made to the campaign

$2,792,896,244 Gift total

Campaign Gift Destinations

  • Colleges25%
  • Faculty & Research21%
  • Campus Construction18%
  • Students16%
  • Unrestricted11%
  • Athletics9%

Campaign contributions are funding programs within Texas A&M colleges, faculty and research initiatives, campus construction, student scholarships and athletic programs. Unrestricted funds represent contributions that have not yet been designated by donors.

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