The Texas A&M University-Commerce Foundation is a qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1970 to support the university, its students, faculty and staff.  Gifts to the Foundation are managed in cooperation with The Texas A&M University System.

Mission:

Promote the vision and mission of Texas A&M University-Commerce through philanthropic support to enhance the University, its programs, deserving students, faculty and staff in meeting the education needs of the University.

Motto:

          So none may be denied

The Foundation’s motto is based on a quote by the university’s founder Professor William Leonidas Mayo:  “No industrious, ambitious youth shall be denied an education if I can prevent it.”

University Affiliation:

The Foundation has a shared services affiliation with the university.  Through the affiliation the Foundation designates the University as its fiscal agent, and the University provides resources; both of which save costs for the Foundation.  The affiliation agreement has a term of 5 years, and the current agreement was signed May 7, 2015.

The Foundation Board:

The Board is made up of the following categories of board membership:

  • Directors (maximum of 30)
  • Director Emeritus
  • Ex-Officio Director

Foundation Board Member List