The University Financing Foundation

The University Financing Foundation (TUFF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) operating foundation whose mission is to assist Institutions of education and research in the planning, development, and financing of facilities and equipment at below-market costs.  Unlike a passive foundation or public charity, TUFF actively partners with Institutions to help them achieve their academic goals, while maximizing the economic efficiency of their critical real estate projects.

At a time when Tech was seeing State dollars decrease...TUFF stepped forward

Georgia Tech
Wayne Clough, President Emeritus
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Project Spotlight

Florida Institute of Technology - Student Housing

Florida Institute of Technology - Student Housing

Florida Institute of Technology needed several new facilities in order to adequately support its anticipated growth. Florida Tech’s idea was to redevelop several acres of underutilized land...

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Recent News

Mason Ailstock, Vice President of Operations at TUFF, is also the current President of AURP
Passionate about place-based design and the convergence of university/industry relationships, Mason Ailstock has been...
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