Local Work. Global Impact.

Purdue World Fund

Purdue World Fund (PWF) is a social impact investment fund to help qualified startups whose mission is to provide products and services that create better lives for under-privileged people or communities. Capital is typically provided for pilot projects to test and refine their business models. To qualify for a capital investment the startup must meet basic requirements:

  • Complete Purdue World’s Foundry Startup Program
  • Be ready for a market pilot test of their solution
  • Have a committed, dedicated team
  • Identify a local partner to assist with their pilot program

In addition to financial support, PWF assigns an experienced team of mentors to provide guidance and assistance. Donations to the fund can be directed to specific startups or programs such as clean water, food security, or health.

Investment Opportunities

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