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.

I have never seen a more agile group of folks.

Clemson University
Doug Richardson, Director, Finance & Administration for Advancement
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University of Florida - Innovation Square Research Park

University of Florida - Innovation Square Research Park

In 2010, TUFF was approached by University Administrators and a regional hospital system with the concept of constructing a new research park on an 11 acre parcel in downtown Gainesville called...

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