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.

TUFF brings a sophisticated financing plan to the table when you deal with them.

Georgia Tech
Bob Thompson, Former Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance
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Clemson University - International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR)

Clemson University - International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR)

Clemson University, along with automotive partner BMW, wanted to capitalize on the automotive presence in the Upstate Region of South Carolina and develop an automotive research park in...

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Technology Square Named Best Park of 2014 by AURP
Georgia Tech's Technology Square was given the award for best research park in 2014 by the Association of University...
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TUFF Recognized Milestone Achievement in Sustainability
The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge (Atlanta BBC) will recognize The University Financing Foundation (TUFF) and...
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