Together we can change the world.

Thank you!

 

Your generosity made 40 Hours for the Forty Acres a Texas-sized success. More than 9,000 members of Longhorn Nation raised over $4.5 million to support the people, places and programs that change the world.  

 

Did you miss out on making your 40 for Forty gift? You can still make your gift here.

Congratulations to THE GREAT 40 Hour Scavenger Hunt Winners!
Apr 04, 2019

Congratulations to the Great 40 Hour Scavenger Hunt Winners! 

 

1st Place: Natural Sciences Council wins $5,000! 

2nd Place: Kappa Kappa Psi wins $2,000 

3rd Place: Tau Beta Sigma wins $1,000 

SURPRISE 4th Place: The Orange Jackets win $500! 

 

Other Bonus Prizes 

$250: Tau Beta Sigma – First Dunking of the Day

$125 Tau Beta Sigma- Most parent donations TIE 

$125 Deans Scholar Student Assoc- Most Parent Donations TIE

$250 TX Votes- Most donation in one hour

$200 Camp Texas- Dunking First Deans During Event 

$300 Sailing Team -Dunking First Deans During Event

$250 Camp Texas – Sunrise Photo

 

Thank you all so much for participating! We hope you had a great time! 

Congratulations to the Winner of the Longhorn Pride Selfie Contest!
Apr 04, 2019

Congratulations to the winner of the Longhorn Pride Selfie Contest! He's decided to give his $1,000 prize to Texas Votes. 

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Rank State Gifts
1 TX 6397
2 CA 223
3 NY 88
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SURPRISE CHALLENGE
The group with the most gifts between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. central will win an extra $3,000!
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SURPRISE AGAIN!
The group with the most gifts between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. central will win an extra $3,000!
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University-Wide Leaderboard: Number of Gifts
Every gift and every donor makes a difference! The colleges, schools, units or organizations that received the most gifts during 40 for Forty get a bonus $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000.
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University-Wide Leaderboard: Money Raised
Thank you for your generosity! The colleges, schools, units or organizations that raised the most money during 40 for Forty get a bonus $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000.
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Kick-Off Challenge
Congratulations to Texas Crew for winning the Kick Off Challenge!
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Hidden Bevo Contest
We’ve hidden 20 stuffed Bevos in common areas across the Forty Acres. When you find one, let everyone know by posting a picture with #UT40for40! Follow @UTAustin on Twitter for clues! Winners can designate a $500 gift to the UT Austin area of their choosing.
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Geographic Challenge
Keep an eye on the 40 for Forty heat map! The first donor from each U.S. state gets an additional $200 added to your donation.
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Class of 2019 Presidential Match
Gifts made by members of the class of 2019 will be matched dollar for dollar as part of the Senior Class Gift Presidential Match! Match amount is capped at $50,000 for all gifts through #UT40for40 and the Senior Class Gift
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Longhorn Selfie Challenge
Congratulations to the winner benjilikesmangos
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The Great 40 Hour Scavenger Hunt
Participating student groups have just 40 hours to complete as many scavenger hunt challenges as they can! Challenges will be posted to social media between 6 a.m. April 3 and 10 p.m. April 4. Groups will receive additional rules before the hunt kicks off. 1st Place: $5,000 2nd Place: $2,000 3rd Place: $1,000
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Lunch Break Match
Make your gift between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on April 3 — the first $10,000 in online gifts will be matched!
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Hook 'Em Parents Match
Parents, this match is for you! From 12-3 pm on April 4, the first $5,000 in unique online gifts (up to $250 each) made by parents of current UT students will be matched.
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Faculty/Staff Lunchtime Match
Take a long lunch! The first $10,000 in unique online gifts from 12-3 pm on April 4 made by UT Austin faculty and staff, up to $250 each, will be matched.
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Final Countdown Match
Get your gift in under the wire! The first $10,000 in unique online gifts (up to $250 each) made from 8-10 pm on April 4 during the countdown will be matched.
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Happy Hour Challenge
Congratulations to the Longhorn Band!
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All-Nighter Challenge
Congratulations to the Longhorn Band!
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Mid-Morning Stretch Challenge
Take a break and make a gift! The college, school, unit or organization that receives the greatest number of unique online gifts between 9 – 11 a.m. on April 4 wins an additional $3,000.
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Payroll Deduction Match
The first $10,000 in payroll deduction pledges made by UT Austin faculty and staff between March 13, 2019 and April 2, 2019 will be matched up to $10,000. Matches will count for payroll deduction gifts from the date of enrollment until August 31, 2019. There is no maximum individual donation amount for this opportunity.
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