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Four billion reasons to believe in tomorrow.

Whoop! The Aggie community successfully surpassed the landmark $4 billion Lead by Example campaign goal by contributing $4.25 billion. As the largest higher education fundraising campaign by a public university in Texas and one of the largest nationally, the achievement of this historic effort signals a bright future for Aggieland’s students, faculty and staff. We thank you!

The campaign began on Jan. 1, 2012 and continued through Dec. 31, 2020. A joint fundraising effort between Texas A&M’s fundraising partners, the $4.25 billion total encompasses all private gifts benefiting the university,including gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations through the Texas A&M Foundation, The Association of Former Students, the 12th Man Foundation, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation, and the Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets Association.

Learn more about the historic $4 billion campaign for Texas A&M University.

A university secured by philanthropy.

Gift Impact

In 2015, Texas A&M University’s fundraising partners publicly announced the Lead by Example campaign—an ambitious and historic initiative to raise $4 billion for Texas A&M by the end of 2020.

A university leading the way for the world.

Campus Achievements

The success of the Lead by Example campaign will create lasting impact and positive ripple effects felt not only across Texas A&M, but also across the state, nation and world as Aggies venture out to serve mankind.

A university with more reasons to say, “Thank You.”

Thank You

$4 billion

is an impressive number, but the human impact speaks greater volumes.