Development Office of the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Invest in the next generation of capable leaders.

Financing the ambitious vision of the LBJ School of Public Affairs requires resources beyond what is provided by tuition and public funds.

Gifts to the LBJ School strengthen everything we do, from the quality of the curriculum to graduate fellowships, research opportunities and student and faculty initiatives. Thank you in advance for your support!

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Support LBJ Students Today

The David Warner Graduate Fellowship Endowment will commemorate Dr. Warner's more than 40 years of service and reduce the financial burden of LBJ School graduate students. Click here to find out more.

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Ways to Give

Give back to the LBJ School through the Annual Fund

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 members, provide extraordinary educational opportunities and help the school continue to be a model for graduate education in public affairs that effectively blends the academic with the practical while keeping pace with a changing world.

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Support the LBJ School Washington Center

The LBJ Washington Center is creating a strong physical presence for the LBJ School and The University of Texas in our nation’s capital. Through a unique and rigorous 18-month federal policy curriculum, the DC Concentration in MPAff and MPGS prepares our graduates to work in the complex Washington, DC, policy environment.

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Help train tomorrow's leaders as an LBJ School partner

Through the LBJ School’s partnership program, organizations help develop the school’s pipeline of capable leaders by providing funds for student fellowships, internships and research. Partners benefit by lending their support to the LBJ School—one of the top-ranked public affairs schools in the nation—which provides talent, research and innovation to their sectors. Annual contributions for government and nonprofit partners: $1,500. Annual contributions for corporate partners: $5,000.

Invest in today’s leaders through the Executive Master in Public Leadership fellowship endowment

Inspired by their experiences at the LBJ School, the first class of the Executive Master in Public Leadership (EMPL) program created a fellowship endowment to benefit future students. Help expand the career horizons of high-performing public servants by making a gift to this endowment today.

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Build a solid foundation for the LBJ School with an endowment gift

Approximately 30 percent of the LBJ School’s annual operating expenses are met through income from endowments established by generous donors. Endowment gifts provide permanent support to the LBJ School because the gift principal is invested, never spent. Endowments can be set up for a wide variety of purposes and offer naming opportunities to donors or their honorees.

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Gift planning can work for you

Gift planning can help you honor what you value most and can enable what you never dreamed possible. A planned gift, such as a bequest, IRA distribution or life-income gift, can help you accomplish personal financial goals while creating a meaningful legacy for the LBJ School. UT’s Gift Planning Team offers resources to help you explore and understand the many available options.

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How to make a gift

Gifts to the LBJ School are fully tax deductible, and there are a number of ways to make your contribution. For assistance related to gift options or how to make a gift, contact LBJ Development staff.

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Giving Contacts
LBJ School staff member Maggie Gilburg
Maggie Gilburg
Director of Development
LBJ School staff member Rachel Ciullo
Rachel Fogle Ciullo
Development Manager