The Office of Industry and Corporate Research (OICR) forges partnerships with private sector organizations to fund research and other special projects and initiatives. The office serves as a bridge between industry and academia to pursue mutually beneficial collaborations. Reach out to OICR when you would like to approach or have been approached by an industry partner.
The Office of Foundation Relations, part of the Division of Development and Alumni Relations, builds and maintains relationships with private foundations of all sizes around the globe. The office occasionally engages with associations and other not-for-profit organizations that provide funding. Please contact the Office of Foundation Relations if you are interested in approaching a foundation about a particular opportunity.
Searchable databases, including Pivot and Foundation Directory Online, are available for investigators to use in finding funding opportunities.
Gifts and endowments can provide funding for instructional and research support, professorships, scholarships and facilities. The university's Division of Development and Alumni Relations creates and maintains dynamic relationships with individuals, organizations and corporate partners that share the university’s aspirations for strengthening education, promoting social and economic opportunity and bringing cutting-edge research and outstanding expertise to bear on the challenges of our time.