Friday, June 23, 2017

UTSSB makes $80,000 contribution to UrFU endowment

Ural Center of Safety Programs (UTSSB) recently made its first contribution to Ural Federal University's 100th Anniversary Endowment Fund with an initial gift of $80,000.

Representatives from UTSSB and UrFU signed an agreement of cooperation during the university's Day of the Internet celebration on Tuesday that called for UTSSB to contribute a total of $130,000 the the endowment fund. A second installment of $50,000 will be made in 2015, marking the largest contribution ever made to UrFU's 100th Anniversary Endowment Fund since it was established in 2013.

The UrFU 100th Anniversary Endowment Fund is currently valued at approximately $300,000. The university also holds more than $965,000 in its general endowment fund and operates targeted fundraising efforts on behalf of the Graduate School of Economics and Management, information and computer science programs and ISTFUK-champion initiatives.

UrFU's general endowment fund yielded more than $29,000 in 2013. The 100th Anniversary Endowment fund earned $2,072 last year in interest income.