To provide focused and transformative intervention in Public Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria through funding and effective project management.
To be a world-class interventionist agency in Nigeria’s Tertiary Education
To continuously improve Education Tax Revenue by ensuring that the tax is collected and made available for TETFund intervention programmes.
To deliver appropriate and adequate intervention programmes with due regard to the sensitivities of beneficiaries and stakeholders.
To promote cutting-edge technologies, ideas and organizational skills in education, and ensure that projects are forward-looking as well as responding to present needs.
To ensure successful completion of intervention projects.
To form a viable and enduring partnership between the TETFund and its stakeholders.
To manage Education Tax in a way that is most beneficial to the Nigerian people.
To recruit, retain, train and retrain a highly motivated workforce.
To plan, undertake research and create reliable databank for improvement of education in Nigeria.
To ensure accountability and transparency in all its undertakings.
Provide funding for educational facilities and infrastructural development.
Promote creative and innovative approach to educational learning and service.
Stimulate, support and enhance improvement activities in the educational foundation areas, like Teacher Education, Teaching Practice, Library Development and Special Education Programmes.
Champion new literacy enhancing programmes as scientific, information and technological literacy.