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Next is Now


The NEXT Big Thing

Our NEXT IS NOW Vision

Since 2014 donor & alumni gifts have transformed TXST, changed the lives of our students, and put us well on the path to become a Tier 1 research university.

JOIN US Your Gifts Drive what's NEXT

Investments in our students, faculty, athletics, and campuses help to shape the future. With your support, NEXT IS NOW.
Next Is Now


Texas State University in just 1,899 minutes, 1915 TXST Bobcats raised $625,425 for more than 30 Texas State programs and organizations enriching the lives of our students and enhancing the faculty's groundbreaking research. Thank you again for making Step Up for State 2021 a record-breaking success!

Celebrating 10 YEARS AS HSI

Texas State University was designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education in 2011. The designation was created to target federal appropriations for competitive funding programs assisting institutions with at least 25% Hispanic enrollment. Since receiving the designation, Texas State has received over $48.7 million in awards from HSI targeted programs at the U.S. Department of Education.

Big Things are Happening at TXST

Our NEXT path is clear - whether we are supporting the bright minds and future leaders at Texas State or addressing issues of great social and economic importance through research and innovation. Most importantly, NEXT IS NOW will build a better future for Texas State and make a global impact.

Immediate Impact

Partners Discover The Exciting Opportunities at Texas State

Your Generosity Empowers the TXST Community

Support your passion and your Bobcat Community by choosing to give to a project that will benefit the bright minds and future leaders at Texas State. Click below to explore innovative projects that need your support on the TXST crowdfunding site, Catfunder.
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TXST Culture of Philanthropy

Private support is essential to our success and advancement. It gives our students, faculty, and researchers the ability to keep our country safe, our communities healthy, and our ecosystems strong. Together, we can change the world.

University Advancement

University Advancement is dedicated to expanding community, maintaining tradition and increasing awareness and philanthropic contributions to Texas State University through alumni relations, development and media relations. We work hand-in-hand with the entire campus and in partnership with the Development Foundation.

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Your Gift Can make a world of difference.

Join us in empowering our students and faculty by giving to whatever your greatest philanthropic passion may be.

Get In Touch

To learn more about how you can make a difference for our university, the community, and the next generations of Bobcats, please contact Dr. Dan Perry in the Office of Development at or call 512.245.4055.