LBJ School of Public Affairs

 

 

 

A Call to Action: Give back to the LBJ School today!

 

As LBJ School alumni, you form the solid foundation of our entire community. Your achievements reflect the success the School has had in preparing generations of thoughtful leaders, and your annual support allows the school to continue to generate the trailblazers of tomorrow.

 

Currently, LBJ is second only to UT Law in alumni participation in giving back to the school. Let’s join together and be #1 this year! Gifts to the Annual Fund support the areas of greatest immediate need at the LBJ School. These current use gifts deliver critical resources to our students and faculty, provide extraordinary educational opportunities, and help the school retain its ranking as one of the best public affairs institutions in the nation. Contributing to the Annual Fund, at any level, is a powerful way to join together with fellow alumni and make a significant impact on the success of the school, year after year.

 

 

Gifts to the LBJ School Annual Fund help to:

  • Provide fellowship support to make graduate education affordable for ambitious and motivated students.
  • Foster a dynamic and inspiring learning environment distinguished by faculty members who are respected scholars and practitioners in their fields.
  • Support research that is informed by scholarly and practical policy communities.
  • Ensure professional development and educational travel opportunities for LBJ students and faculty.

 

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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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