Texas Research Incentive Program

The Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP) provides state-matched funds for gifts or endowments supporting research at emerging research universities in Texas.

Matching Formula

Original Gift Percent of TRIP Match
$2 Million-$10 Million 100%
$1 Million-$1,999,999 75%
$100,000-$999,999 50%


  • Received from a private donor
  • Sum must be $100,000 or more
  • Restricted to support research-enhancing activities

Contact Us

Stan Walker
Assistant Vice President for Development


Brittany Causey
Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations