TIFF was founded in 1991 by a network of foundations with the express purpose of serving the investment needs of the non-profit community.
As of December 31, 2015, TIFF served about 750 non-profit members who entrust about $10.0 billion in assets, including committed capital, to our firm.
The organization's mission is:
to seek to enhance the investment returns of non-profit organizations
to reduce the investment and administrative expenses of non-profit organizations
to broaden the universe of investment choices available to non-profit organizations
to assist non-profit organizations in deploying their assets in a manner that will support charitable
expenditures while preserving the purchasing power of their assets
to help non-profit organizations monitor and evaluate their investment
to promote within the non-profit community an understanding of investment