How to Give
If you want your gift for the Texas A&M School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts to go to work immediately, a current gift of cash or securities might be the best option.
Give by Credit Card
The Texas A&M Foundation accepts credit card payments online.
Give by Mail
Write a check payable to the Texas A&M Foundation, note in the memo field how you would like your gift directed (i.e. Dean’s Excellence Fund, or a specific scholarship, chair or program) and mail to:
Texas A&M School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts
College Station, TX 77843-3137
For more information contact Tim McLaughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may be able to increase the amount of your gift by taking advantage of a corporate matching program. Several companies offer retirees and widowers of employees the same matching gift opportunities they offer current employees.
If your employer offers matching gifts, you may be able to make a larger donation to the Texas A&M School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts without further reducing your own assets and still receive a charitable deduction for the amount you give.
Each qualifying employer has a slightly different process and deadline, so be sure to check with your HR department for details.
View a database of corporate matching employers
Honorary & Memorial Gifts
A gift in memory or in honor of a relative, friend, student, professor, or teacher is a generous and thoughtful way to recognize a person’s life and accomplishments. When you make an honorary or memorial gift, the Texas A&M Foundation will notify the honoree or next of kin, and the gift is used as you specified.
Create an estate and gift plan that will achieve a lasting impact. Tailor the gift to your unique needs and interests.
For more information on establishing a Planned Gift in the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts contact Jennifer Hester at email@example.com, 979.845.7479 (office).
Corporate support comes in two forms: giving and volunteering. Contributions from organizations support students, faculty, programs and capital improvements.
Volunteering enables advanced access to emerging ideas and technologies through faculty-executive exchanges, advisory council memberships and guest lectures. Please contact us if you or your company is interested in serving on a board, as a mentor or volunteer, or engaging with the college in some other unique way.
Gifts of Real Estate
Multiple types of property for the benefit of the Texas A&M School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts may be accepted by the Texas A&M Foundation to benefit the college, including residential, commercial, farm and ranch land, forest land, and oil and gas interests.
Excellence funds at the college or department level provide funds to meet unanticipated needs that arise in the areas of student, faculty and program support.
The School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts is committed to creating an environment in which faculty feel inspired and enabled to reach their full potential through academic freedom.
With a gift of an endowment benefiting the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts, you can help attract high-quality faculty to the university, increase retention, and enhance creativity and productivity.
Only the interest earned on endowments are distributed, so your gift establishing a faculty fellowship or chair will assist faculty in perpetuity.
Student scholarships and fellowships change lives and enrich the student body. Whether funding an undergraduate scholarship, a graduate fellowship, or supporting study away experiences, how you support students is a personal decision with equally personal rewards. Our scholarship and fellowship programs offer special opportunities for donors and students to get to know one another.
Program and Facilities Impact
Exceptional programs and facilities attract and retain exceptional faculty, who, in turn, attract the best graduate and undergraduate students.
“College Impact” means your gift will benefit a specific Texas A&M college, department or other administrative unit. These gifts often affect an entire college and can include those directed toward construction, renovation or equipping a lab.
Consider making an endowed gift to the Foundation. Because we only distribute the earnings on your investment, endowments impact Texas A&M academics forever.
Can I direct my gift based on my interests?
Yes, your gift to the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts can support students, faculty, programs, excellence initiatives, facilities and more!
What if I am not sure where I want my gift to be used?
Directing your gift to an excellence fund provides funds to support unanticipated needs that arise in the areas of student, faculty and program support. These funds are also used to seize exceptional opportunities that might from time-to-time arise such as unplanned field-trips, hosting influential guest lecturers, or supporting a community project.
Can I make an endowed gift in installments?
Yes, endowments may be funded with installments up to a five-year period.
Can I receive a tax receipt for my gift?
Yes, gift receipts are mailed as gifts are processed by the Texas A&M Foundation.
Do matching gifts count toward donor recognition?
Yes, your gift and the matching funds from your employer will count towards your recognition level.
Who do I contact if I have questions about a gift I have made or want to make to support the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts?
Contact Tim McLaughlin, Dean of the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts at firstname.lastname@example.org.