The UBC Endowment contributes to the University’s mission of academic excellence by providing continued financial support for research and teaching. Funds from individual and group donations and the Land Endowment are invested and managed prudently for future generations.

About the Endowment

UBC Endowment investments are managed with a long-term view, to produce financial returns indefinitely for the University.

Individual & Group Donations

These donations allow individuals and groups to contribute to the things they care about most, in perpetuity.

Land Endowment

The Land Endowment provides funds to support research, infrastructure and student housing projects.

Responsible Investment Policy

The Responsible Investment Policy ensures environmental, social and governance principles are integrated into UBC Endowment investment decisions.

Divestment Proposals

UBC has a clear framework to decide when divestment will be considered. This section highlights current and past divestment proposals.

Sustainable Future Pool

UBC’s new Sustainable Future Fund will be an alternative investment choice for endowment donors concerned about climate change.

Endowment FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the UBC Endowment and the Responsible Investment Policy.