Corporate and Foundation Relations

Seeking Grant Funding for Your Program

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations works with UD faculty and staff to identify prospects and coordinate requests to corporations and foundations.  If you have a program or project that requires funding, please send us an e-mail outlining your interests.
CFR can help UD faculty and staff members in the following ways:

  • Identify funders with interests in areas that your project covers
  • Suggest how to approach the funder
  • Provide research tools and up-to-date background information
  • Open doors, arrange meetings with funders, and serve as an intermediary
  • Enlist University officers, trustees, alumni, and others with ties to specific foundations or corporations to help endorse your proposal and pave the way for a request
  • Secure the necessary approval from University administrators
  • Guide developing, writing, and editing proposals
  • Assist in gift acceptance, compliance, and stewardship

If you would like to pursue funding for your project, please provide the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your department
  • Project title and brief description of project
  • Total budget of project
  • Timeline of the project
  • Indicate approval of your department chair to pursue this project



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