Support the Center for Investors and Financial Markets

The the Center for Investors and Financial Markets seeks support in the following areas:

Research Initiatives
  • Faculty chairs to promote recruitment and retention of top talent
  • CIFM Research Seminar sponsorship
  • Funding for research data and software
  • Funding for research assistants
  • Funding for faculty travel
  • Funding for fellowships: postdoctorate researchers and visiting scholars to enhance McIntire’s research environment
  • Contributions to research funding for faculty with promising or proven research potential
Educational Initiatives
  • Funding for curriculum development
  • Funding for student-based data needs such as data subscriptions and market intelligence platforms
  • Funding to support student groups and trips to various competitions   
Outreach Initiatives
  • Organization and support of high-quality speaker panels, bringing together scholars and professionals on topics such as intermediation in asset management and corporate governance and strategy
  • Funding to facilitate pop-up events such as impact panels and roundtables around the country

If you are interested in learning more about how to become part of our network as a speaker or sponsor, please contact Allison Teweles at +1 434-924-0752 or

The Center was endowed by John A. Griffin (McIntire ’85) and previously received significant annual funding from Mr. and Mrs. William H. Goodwin Jr. (Darden ’66).