FoCS contributions are tax deductible and tiered by organization type
Program Levels Annual Contribution
Government/Nonprofit & Startups $10,000
FoCS Industry Affiliate $20,000

To request approval to become a Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) partner, simply complete an application.

Upon acceptance into the program, please send a check made out to "The University of Texas at Austin" with "Friends of Computer Science" on the check and/or in a letter of transmittal. Invoices are available by request. Send your form, letter, and/or payment to: Office of External Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science, 2317 Speedway, 2.302 Austin, Texas 78712, or email

FoCS contributions may also be paid by credit card through our online giving form

Once your application is approved and your contribution is documented, you will receive a packet with an acknowledgement letter of thanks and pertinent program information. You will also be contacted to schedule a strategy meeting designed to assess areas of collaboration and focus.

We look forward to partnering with you and thank you for your interest and support!