Georgia Tech


GT Foundation

The Georgia Tech Foundation was chartered in 1932 to “promote in various ways the cause of higher education in the state of Georgia; to raise and receive funds for the support and enhancement of the Georgia Institute of Technology; and to aid the Georgia Institute of Technology in its development as a leading educational institution.” It is a nonprofit corporation that receives, administers, and distributes contributions made in support of the Georgia Institute of Technology.

The Board of Trustees of the Foundation is composed of up to forty-five elected trustees and four Board officers distinguished by success in their chosen professions and their long-time interest in, service to, and support of the Institute. In addition to the elected trustees, voting ex-officio members include the president of the Georgia Institute of Technology, the chair of the Georgia Tech Advisory Board, and the chair, chair-elect, and immediate past chair of the Alumni Association. The trustees are elected to four-year terms and may be elected to serve no more than two consecutive full terms on the Board. Sixty-five trustees emeriti continue to advise the Foundation and actively support the Institute.

The office of the Georgia Tech Foundation is located in Technology Square at 760 Spring Street NW, Suite 400, Atlanta, Georgia 30308. The assets of the Foundation totaled $1.92 billion as of June 30, 2015. The Foundation supports recruitment and support of students, acquisition of facilities and equipment, recruitment and support of faculty, academic program initiatives, and various other special projects in support of the Institute.

Table 2.7 Georgia Tech Foundation Officers, Fiscal Year 2014-2015

James R. Lientz, Jr.ChairPartner, Safe Harbor Consulting
Gary T. JonesVice Chair-Chair ElectManaging Director and Senior Advisor (Reitred), Credit Suisse First Boston
Al TrujilloPresidentChief Operating Officer, Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc.
Mark W. LongSecretaryChief Financial Officer, Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc.

Figure 2.4  Total Assets 
FY 2006 – 2015 
(In Millions of Dollars)