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 acting as a buffer with the commercial marketplace allowed me to focus on the program and TUFF to focus on real estate development.

Clayton State University
David Carmichael, Executive Director, Georgia Archives at Clayton State University
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Technology Enterprise Park

Technology Enterprise Park

In 2005, when the opportunity  to create a biotechnology and life sciences research park arose, Georgia Tech turned to TUFF.  When land became available near the main campus, TUFF loaned...

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