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American institutions like yours are built on strength and ingenuity

From the military and municipal governments to colleges and universities coast to coast, you’re protecting our nation, strengthening our communities and educating our children to become their very best.

We see great institutions like yours under siege every day. From crumbling infrastructure to deferred maintenance costs; from chronic underinvestment to one-sided public-private partnerships; from a lack of government funding to an overreliance on tuition growth and taxes. It’s hard enough keeping up, let alone planning for the future.

We know you want to make a real difference. And we also know that too many times, it’s your own organization’s bureaucracy and a lack of funding that prevents you from focusing on your mission and making that difference possible.

That’s why at Corvias, we’ve made it our business, our calling and, most of all, our passion to help you break the bureaucratic cycle, move past the traditional way of doing things and achieve something truly transformative for your community – and every person who calls your community home. Because together, we can help you create long-term value by solving the essential problems you can’t solve on your own.

Our Passion:
True Partnership


Government Partnerships

From state initiatives to municipal programs to military housing efforts, we partner with government organizations to solve procurement and financing challenges, deferred maintenance while adding resources, and measurable performance. With no additional cost.


Higher Education Partnerships

Whether public or private, we help educational institutions enhance the student experience, defease debt while retaining ownership and control so they can focus on their higher purpose: providing a world-class education.


Latest News

Corvias Foundation Awards $500,000 in Scholarships to 12 Military Children at Six Installations

June 07, 2017

This year, its 11th, Corvias Foundation has awarded college scholarships of up to $50,000 to 12 outstanding high school students, marking the 12th class of scholarship recipients.

New and Exciting Community-Based Public Private Partnership (CBP3) to Drive Economic Growth and Stormwater Infrastructure Improvements in the City of Chester, Pennsylvania

June 06, 2017

CBP3 will implement $50 million to construct and maintain over 350 acres of Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) yielding economic and sustainability benefits to the community.

Fort Riley gives affordable housing to members of Kickapoo Tribe

June 05, 2017

Corvias and Fort Riley identified some excess homes for demolition. After being approached by Operation Walking Shield, they chose to donate the homes to the Kickapoo Nation Housing Authority, which will be reused on the Kickapoo reservation in northeast Kansas.


April 27, 2017

Corvias Foundation Alumni launch cross-country $10 for 10 initiative and raise $1,500 to support Post-9/11 Veterans, Service Members, and their Families.


January 31, 2017

This innovative 40-year partnership will completely renovate and maintain two of the University’s largest residence halls and manage two additional halls.

The Wayne State Board of Governors approves campus housing partnership with Corvias

September 13, 2016

The partnership will allow the university to fulfill the demand for more on-campus housing, while maintaining affordability for students and strengthening the university's finances.

Leaders In Building Communities

July 13, 2016

A strong company culture and conviction in the mission starts at the top. Eight Corvias leaders share their thoughts and their passion for the work we’re doing in this series of Q&A interviews in LEADERS magazine.

NCPPP Announces Winners Of 2016 National Public-Private Partnership Awards

June 16, 2016

Founder and CEO John Picerne has been awarded the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships’ “Excellence in Individual Leadership” Award, a testament to nearly 20 years of innovative and successful partnerships.

Corvias Foundation Awards Scholarships To Seven Fort Bragg Students

May 31, 2016

It is a great honor to support outstanding high school seniors from military families with scholarships and to welcome them to the Corvias Foundation family, allowing them to pursue their dreams.