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When Foundations Fund Projects

When Foundations Fund Projects

Public colleges and universities have long turned to institutionally related foundations to raise private support and manage endowments and other financial assets. From the start, however, these foundations have also served as vehicles enabling public institutions to engage in real estate transactions and related entrepreneurial ventures that advance important institutional priorities but would be impractical or impossible for a state entity to undertake alone.

In the latest edition of AGB University, John Carter, former president and COO of the Georgia Tech Foundation, analyzes the nuances of funding projects as an institutionally related foundation.

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