Endowment funds are financial assets that have been set aside for the future and to generate income through prudent investment of the principal. The income from the endowment supports the operating budget and mitigates the need for larger tuition increase. Increasing MBA’s Endowment remains one of the most important financial objectives of the school. MBA’s current Endowment is approximately $70 million. Income from the Endowment helps to fund over 11 percent of the annual operating budget of the school.