Support Innovative Possibilities

Support Innovative Possibilities

Seed funding allows TC to serve as an incubator for early program concepts.

Provost Investment Fund (PIF)

This in-house venture capital mechanism helps launch promising faculty ideas and position them to attract major funding from external sources.

Multiple, 2-year grants up to $20,000 seed cross-disciplinary proposals from faculty for innovative
pilot projects.


Named PIF Program

$5 million

Named PIF Endowed Fund


Restricted outright gift


Rapid Prototyping Fund (RPF)

Support of RPF helps jump-start non-credit programs including online and blended programs where successful ventures from faculty and advanced graduate students will be funded.


Named RPF Program

$2 million

Named RPF Endowed Fund


Restricted outright gift


Contact Susan Scherman at 212-678-8176 for more information.

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