The process for requesting funding from a corporation for foundation can be time consuming. In many instances, funding is only awarded during certain months of involves multiple stages over an extended period of time. Please allow for sufficient time to develop a realistic strategy for funding a project.
- Initial contact should be with the development officer that serves your unit. They can assist in creating a broad fundraising strategy that will include not only corporate and foundation funders, but also alumni and friends of the university. In collaboration with the development officer, contact the office of CFR to arrange an initial consultation with the director.
- During the consultation, you should provide details of the funding opportunity and if available, an initial budget. Following the meeting, a research request will be submitted an a preliminary strategy for securing corporate and/or foundation funding will be developed.