The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures (TFSV) provides seed grants to nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid early-stage Columbia University-affiliated social and environmental ventures. There are two deadlines for applications for the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures: the fall application deadline is August 15 at 11:59 p.m. ET, and the spring application deadline is March 1 at 11:59 p.m. ET.  Funding will be made available to around seven ventures each year (three to four ventures each cycle).

Questions? Email [email protected].


Criteria for Selection

Process for Selection

Other Resources for Social Ventures

Venture Portfolio