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Assets and Investments

Investments Graphic showing$90.3 million market value as of Feb 29,2020; 4.8% Trailing 1 year; 6% Trailing 3 year.


The Texas State University Development Foundation's net assets have increased significantly over the past 10 years due in large part to contributions from generous donors who established endowments to support university students, faculty, and programs.

Bar graph showing net assets from $34,996,678 in 2009 to $95,818,670 in 2019


By investing assets, the Texas State University Development Foundation preserves the purchasing power of contributions while providing steady earnings for the University. The portfolio is composed of mostly endowments, but includes other non-endowed funds invested for the long term.

As of February 29, 2020, the portfolio has a fair market value of $90.3M and is invested according to the following target asset allocation.

Invest met portfolio asset allocation: Growth =63%, Diversifiers=18%, Real Estate= 7%, Bonds and cash= 12%

Investment Policy

The purposes of the Texas State University Development Foundation are to accept and receive, invest and manage gifts, legacies, and contributions covering both real and personal property for the benefit of Texas State University and for its charitable and educational operation.

The Statement of Investment Policy was approved by the Texas State University Development Foundation Board of Trustees on April 28, 2017.