About the Foundation

Since 1972, the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation, Inc. has worked hand-in-hand with the university to provide the resources necessary so that students from South Texas and beyond have opportunities to earn a quality education.

The Foundation exists to support Texas A&M-Kingsville and it's mission of teaching, research, and service in South Texas for the advancement of knowledge and of regional development. As a source of private funding, the TAMUK Foundation:

  • Manages more than $65 million in endowments in support of scholarships, research, programs and faculty,
  • Currently holds more than $60 million in total assets through investments, cash, real-estate and in-kind contributions,
  • Is categorized as a non-profit corporation, receiving charter from the State of Texas,
  • Is classified as a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization by the Internal Revenue Services,
  • Qualifies for matching gifts from many corporations and
  • Works in conjunction with advancement officials to promote the university and build relationships with those looking to help the university grow.


To build private support for the mission and vision of Texas A&M University-Kingsville.


To be a vital partner with Texas A&M University-Kingsville by developing donor relationships and linking resources in the pursuit of the University's goals of excellence.


Service – to the University and our donors

Stewardship – of resources through careful and responsible management, consistent with donor intent

Integrity – acting in a trustworthy, honest and moral fashion in all we do

Impact – lives by supporting the University’s goal, mission and vision

Duty – to maintaining a commitment to excellence in all that we do