Office of Development at Tarleton State University
Tarleton is a state university, so why does it need my gift?
Did you know that Tarleton only receives approximately 37% of its operating budget from the State of Texas? This low percentage surprises a lot of people.
So what sources of revenue make up the other 63% of the budget? Students, through their payment of tuition and fees, contribute approximately 37%. The remainder comes from contracts and grants, sales and services, investment and other income, and gifts.
Here are just some examples of what gifts can do:
renovate existing facilities
build new facilities
So you see...your gifts are truly necessary to make a positive difference in the lives of our students and to help Tarleton continue to be a great university, as well as an outstanding educational value! At Tarleton State University, every gift has an impact and every gift is deeply appreciated. Thank you for your support!