New Venture Fund

For The Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) Project

  • Amount
    $1,000,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/13/2021
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN), a fiscally sponsored project of New Venture Fund, has grown to 43 institutions, helping to define and develop the PIT ecosystem within academia. In order to support its mission, PIT-UN established the PIT-UN Challenge Fund. Through the creation of courses and educational programming, PIT-UN offers career pathway models for practitioners in training, supports faculty in their efforts to ensure that PIT is recognized and respected as a discipline, and invests $7.8 million in supporting projects that are building a skilled and diverse pipeline of PIT practitioners.
About the Grantee
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1828 L Street NW, Suite 300 – A, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
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