Partnerships with

FOUNDATIONS

Connecting foundations and UT to change the world

The Foundation Relations team works to match the interests of private foundations with The University of Texas at Austin’s research and programmatic strengths and priorities. We also assist faculty, colleagues and university grant-seekers in identifying foundation funding sources and provide assistance through the proposal process. Get in touch with us to learn how foundation funding opportunities can help UT Austin change the world.

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For Foundations

Partner with UT to meet your philanthropic goals.
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For Faculty

Identify and apply for foundation funding.

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Foundation Impact

See how our partnerships with foundations are changing the world.

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Funding Opportunities

Explore foundation funding opportunities at UT.
Meet the Team

Amanda Brown Irving
Executive Director of Foundation Relations
Family Foundations
512-475-9510

Maria Nehring
Senior Director of Foundation Relations
Education, Communication, Fine Arts, and Social Work
512-475-9625

Marjorie Beale
Director of Development
Bridging Barriers
949-872-0946

Lily Cabrera
Director of Development
Health Care & Policy
512-475-6432

Mary Katherine Matalon
Director of Development
College of Liberal Arts
512-232-9447

Kay Thomas
Director of Development
Provost’s Initiatives and Upward Mobility
512-471-5112

Joe Youngblood
Director for Development
Technology and Sustainability
512-475-7085

Sean Redmond
Assistant Director of Development
STEM programs, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
512-475-6363

Crystal Aguilar-Marshall
Development Specialist
512-475-9674

Alex Christiansen
Development Associate
512-475-6431