As university leaders, the Division of University Advancement is looking to you to help identify new, comprehensive and prominent opportunities that, with philanthropic funding, could help the University at Buffalo solidify its position as one of the top 25 public research universities in the nation.
Unlike other UB initiatives such as UB2020 Strategic Strengths, the 3E Fund or Communities of Excellence, UB’s Bold Ideas Initiative is intended to leverage philanthropic investment to entirely or perpetually (through endowment) fund transformational efforts.
Deans, vice presidents, and vice provosts are invited to submit ideas that engage the imagination and commitment of a broad-base of stakeholders; that draw on UB’s disciplines across all three campuses; that are future-focused and will positively impact the world in big, bold ways.
What does it mean to be bold?
The submission window has ended for the 2021 fiscal year.The next steps are:
If you have questions about the process or the form, please reach out to either of the Boldly Buffalo campaign co-directors.