Funding scholarships, programs and facilities in support of championship athletics.

Major Gifts

Texas A&M changes lives by providing athletic and educational opportunities for student-athletes in 18 varsity intercollegiate sports.

The 12th Man Foundation's Major Gifts staff works with donors who seek to make a transcendent impact on Texas A&M's pursuit of athletic excellence. Donors give through a variety of methods, including cash, appreciated assets and estate gifts. Whether your interests include supporting educational endowments like the 1922 Fund, specific sports or ongoing facility campaigns, we look forward to helping you impact the lives of Aggie student-athletes.

Tax Benefit

The 12th Man Foundation is a Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The amount of contribution that may be deductible for federal income tax purposes is the excess value contributed by the donor over the value of goods or services received. If your contribution includes an option to purchase tickets, the amount of the contribution that may be deductible for federal income taxes is 80% of the value contributed. Donors should consult their tax advisor to determine the deductibility of their gift. The Foundation will provide a tax receipt at the end of each calendar year.

Ways to Give


Access your online account and donate via credit card or eCheck.


Mail a check to the 12th Man Foundation; made payable to the 12th Man Foundation. Please specify what sport, facility, or endowment you are contributing to. You can also use an eCheck through your online account.

Credit Card

The 12th Man Foundation accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Obtain a matching gifts form from your human resources office, complete the employee section of the form and submit it with your contribution. Your company may also have this process available online. The 12th Man Foundation will complete the charitable section of the form and submit it to your corporation. Corporations participating in a matching gifts program will make a donation in your name. Please confirm that your corporation will match an athletics non-profit.


Donors may make a charitable contribution through an electronic transfer of stock or the actual stock certificate. Donors receive a tax deduction on a gift of stock based on the value of the stock on the day it was received by the 12th Man Foundation.

Click here for more detailed instructions on transferring stock.

Retirement Assets

Donors may name the 12th Man Foundation as the beneficiary of a retirement fund or IRA.


Donors may assign royalty ownership to the 12th Man Foundation for a term or permanently.

***Please consult your tax consultant for specific tax advice.***

"It's an honor for me to give back because A&M has always been so good to me.

This is my way of telling Texas A&M 'Thank you.'"

Red Bryant
Former Texas A&M defensive lineman and Super Bowl Champion