Business Office

The UTFI Business Office provides support for the various units and departments within the Foundation through budget tracking, accounts payable, travel reimbursement, time reporting, contracts, account creation, stock gifts, and financials auditing.

UTFI Financials »

Account Creation

When we receive a gift that is establishing a new account where the money is being directed to the Foundation we must set up a Foundation “S” account and a University “R” account.

Learn More »

Accounts Payable

Procedures to process invoices, work with vendors, reimburse miscellaneous expenses, reconcile procurement cards, and make special payments that do no involve a contract.

Learn More »

Contracts

The UT Foundation follows many of the same purchasing guidelines as the University of Tennessee. Like UT, all purchases of more than $10,000 must have a contract.

Learn More »

Graphic Identity

Creating awareness of the UFTI requires a clear, concise, and consistent message. We have created a brand book, logos, PowerPoint templates, and letterhead.

Learn More »

Stock Gifts

Gifts of publicly traded stock or other securities are received electronically by the UT Foundation through our broker, BNY Mellon.

Learn More »

Travel

Procedures to efficiently and accurately request travel, submit travel expenses, bill airfare directly to the Foundation, and register for conferences.

Learn More »

What's New?

Read More
Advancement ServicesANDIBusiness

Year-End Giving 2021

Key dates to remember for fiscal year-end processing.

Read More
CompensationHRPerformance Management

Career Path Enhancements

An overview of minimum requirements, competencies, and the timeline.

Read More
ProfileUTK

Ronni Williams

Ronni is the talent and diversity manager at UT Knoxville.

caldwell profile
Read More
CentralHRProfile

Gerrica Caldwell

Gerrica is the assistant director of talent management in the UT Foundation central services office.