The Spring Pledge Drive is our biggest fundraising event. During the last week of March and the first week of April, we raise money from around the UT law community. Students donate money so their peers can enter public service. Alumni, faculty, and staff pitch in as well with donations and class incentives. Many law firms match student donations.
Aside from raising funds, Pledge Drive also helps us award fellowships. Anyone who donates over $25 during Pledge Drive can vote for fellowship candidates. At the end of Pledge Drive, we count our total intake for the year, and we divide that amount into summer fellowships. Once we know how many fellowships we can award, we tally the votes and award fellowships to the candidates with the most votes. For more info, check out our donation page.
Pledge Drive is also your best chance to get TLF merchandise. We have pint glasses, mugs, stainless steel water bottles, stickers, koozies, temporary tattoos, and our ever-popular t-shirts.
A special thanks to our firm underwriters—check out their names and logos in the newsfeed below. Their contributions fund the TLF merchandise, so that all funds raised go straight to funding fellowships.