Thanks to All for Spooky Skedadle, HEAL Yeah! 5K, and 1K FunRun

Our deepest thanks to our co-presenters, generous underwriters, event sponsors, and in-kind sponsors, as well as all the amazing volunteers who came out to put on another successful Spooky Skedaddle Halloween Festival, HEAL Yeah! 5K, and 1K Fun Run. In spite of the rain, fun was had by all, and together we raised awareness and […]

Our 9th Annual Gala is Just Around the Corner!

On Friday, May 1, 2015, Texas School for the Deaf Foundation presents Vegas Nights, our 9th Annual Diamond Chefs Gala, held at The Hilton (500 E. 4th St.)! Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet food, lively fundraising, and casino games. This gala looks to be the best yet, with incredible live auction items, […]

Wow . . . YOU really AMPED UP TSDF!

Thanks! Because of your amazing generosity, TSDF raised over $17,000 during Amplify Austin, the 24-hour, community-wide giving campaign. Although the weather prevented us from having our kick-off event at Freddie’s Place, it didn’t keep you all from sharing your gifts. Thanks to YOU, the children of TSD will continue to LEARN, GROW, and BELONG. You really amped […]

Sincere thanks to Mark Seeger and Jeff Harper

Our sincere thanks to Mark Seeger and Jeff Harper for opening their beautiful mid-century home, the Granger House and the Perch, on February 12 for our 2015 Cocktail Party. The event was a huge success, with over 70 guests who enjoyed delicious hors d’oeuvres prepared by the TSD Culinary Arts Students, the beautiful vocals of Bridget […]

Save the Date(s): Amplify Austin

Amplify TSDF
What: Amplify Austin 24-Hour Online Giving Challenge, supporting TSDF
When: Thursday, March 5 @ 6:00 p.m. ‑ Friday, March 6 @ 6:00 p.m.

Amplify TSDF Kick-off
What: TSDF Amplify Austin Kick-off Party with live music, food, fun and the opportunity to AMPLIFY TSDF
When: Thursday, March 5, 2015, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Freddie’s Place, 1703 South First Street

For more […]

Spooky Skedaddle: A Huge Success!!

The TSD Foundation held its 3rd Annual Spooky Skedaddle 5K / 1K Fun Run and Halloween Festival on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

We express our sincere thanks to our two underwriters — All About Luv N Care and CSD — who, along with many other sponsors, donated generously to TSDF and helped make it a great […]

2014-2015 Minigrant Award Recipients

The Foundation’s mini-grants are designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize, and reward innovative and creative approaches to teaching and learning in support of the work of the Texas School for the Deaf.  The evaluation of proposals is done according to a rubric which awards points based upon how the work supports the TSD School Improvement Plan; […]

In Remembrance Of Lawrence Wolford Seeger

Lawrence was a houseparent at TSD during the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, and will be dearly missed by the TSD family.

Lawrence W. Seeger passed away on August 15, 2014 after a short battle with cancer, at the age of 86. Lawrence was born January 24, 1928, in McKinney, Texas to Ed and Bera Seeger. […]

Apply Now For A 2014 – 2015 Mini-Grant

The TSDF Board of Directors is thrilled to announce that the application for 2014- 2015 mini-grants is now open!

Click here to get started today; the application deadline is 4:00pm, Tuesday September 23, 2014.

We look forward to receiving your applications!

Shop On Amazon? Great News For TSDF!

TSDF has joined Amazon Smile which is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Foundation every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate […]