Courtney Grimshaw ’85 dreamed of establishing a children’s horseback riding camp. Her legacy lives on today
in Texas  A&M’s Courtney Cares program, an equine therapy initiative for veterans and people with disabilities.

Funding Priorities

Launched in 2015, the Lead by Example $4 billion comprehensive campaign empowers Texas A&M to be at the forefront of every issue and to support our commitment to addressing major societal challenges facing the state, nation and world. Bound by our core values—and with the support of a worldwide network—we can fearlessly forge ahead knowing that our university has already set an example of amazing progress for 140 years. Our funding priorities ensure the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) continues to lead the way improving both animal and human health while fostering exceptional learning and research opportunities and addressing the issue of student debt.

  • Build a New Small Animal Hospital
  • Support the Equine Orthopedic & Wellness Center
  • Support Innovation in Veterinary Medical Education
  • Fund the Center for Translational Medicine
  • Support the Courtney Cares Equine Therapeutic Program
  • Support the Veterinary Emergency Team (VET)
  • Create a Shelter Medicine Program
  • Create scholarships DVM & BIMS Students

Learn More about the CVM’s Funding Priorities

Opportunities to Give


Honor the life of a beloved person or pet with a memorial gift. Veterinarians may enroll in our memorial giving program to honor clients’ beloved pets in a meaningful way.



We dream big. Without your help, we would be limited. You can help our students and faculty through gifts to our various funds. We have a variety of established funds for you to support.

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Your support empowers Texas A&M to be recognized as a world-class, top-tier public research institution and provide students with an affordable education with the best faculty.

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