• Supporting the University at Buffalo's Strategic Goals

    We play a key role in the success of the UB 2020 strategic plan, which seeks to advance the university's academic and research excellence. Find out more about how we make a difference


Whether we are securing land for a medical school that will transform health care, enabling UB to provide scholarships for well-deserving students, or using our financial expertise to maximize the endowment, the UB Foundation is committed to furthering the university’s strategic goals in research, scholarship and educational excellence.


  • Fueling the Freshman Experience

    The UB Foundation manages scholarship funds for the betterment of UB, enabling students to take advantage of unique opportunities and experiences.

  • Providing the ‘Gold Standard’ Nationwide

    The FIM® instrument is widely regarded as the “gold standard” for measuring a patient’s functional status through the continuum of care.

  • Sparking Innovation

    The UB Foundation manages the endowment that funded the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition.

  • Promoting Global Conversations

    The Distinguished Speakers Series, supported by an endowment that we manage, brings speakers of national and international renown to campus several times a year.

  • Searching For Cures

    At the UB Foundation, we are proud of our role in managing endowed chairs that attract world‐renowned researchers and scholars to UB—including James D. Bangs.

  • Leading International Research

    Gil Wolfe is an internationally known expert in myasthenia gravis (MG), the most common disease of neuromuscular transmission.

  • Helping Develop A Home and Vibrant Residential Community for Students

    Greiner Hall, home to nearly 600 undergraduates on UB's North Campus, is owned and managed by the UB Foundation.

  • Attracting the Best

    Endowed chairs bring some of the world's leading scholars to UB, and are made possible in large part by the gift stewardship services that we provide.

  • Supporting UB's Historic Move Downtown

    Relocating UB's new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, which will help attract leading physicians, researchers and medical students, would not have been possible without our help.

  • Strengthening UB's Ability to Share World-Class Collections

    A home for UB's permanent art collections and the lead facility for UB's museum studies program–the Anderson Gallery is owned by the UB Foundation.

  • Supporting Life-Saving Research

    The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences can attract and retain leading researchers, in part because of the gift stewardship services offered through the UB Foundation.

  • Where Discovery Works

    Providing critical support to the UB and Buffalo Niagara research communities, the UB Technology Incubator is a groundbreaking facility that we are proud to own and help manage.

  • Creating New Compositions

    An internationally recognized composer thrives at UB, thanks in part to our key role in supporting an endowed chair.

  • Enhancing Education, Research and Clinical Care

    By helping to support endowed chairs, we play a role in attracting some of the world's top researchers and leaders to UB—including Anne B. Curtis, MD.


We are responsible for making strategic investments and overseeing a sizable portfolio of assets for the betterment of UB, including a significant endowment. Our strong performance supports countless activities, results in increased donations, and provides UB with a consistent, reliable source of revenue.


We are proud to play an important role in attracting vital resources for the university, serving donors, and managing gifts in a way that provides long-term financial stability and flexibility for UB.