Mission & Vision

To aid and assist CSU in research, education and outreach efforts through technology transfer, real estate development and management, and innovative financing to support University priorities.

What is CSURF?

Colorado State University Research Foundation (CSURF), is a private, not-for-profit Colorado Corporation established (in 1941) to aid and assist the Universities (Colorado State University, Colorado State University – Pueblo, and Colorado State University – Global) governed by the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System in their research and educational efforts. Functions of CSURF include patent and licensing management (through its business unit CSU Ventures); equipment leasing and municipal lease administration; financing of equipment, real estate and buildings through mortgage debt obligation(s); and land acquisition, development and management.