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office of corporate and foundation relations

OCFR helps ASU faculty find resources to advance their work and builds meaningful philanthropic relationships with corporate and foundation benefactors of ASU. We help you to:

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Resources for prospect and proposal research

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  • SciVal Experts | find faculty collaborators at ASU, UA, and NAU

Ready to develop your proposal?

Before you begin, make sure to review the following: 

When you’re ready to advance your proposal...

Reach out to your Research Advancement Specialist and make sure to copy the Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations, and your unit-assigned ASUF Director of Development, if applicable, to ensure ASU's strategic coordination and management of funding applications.

Remember, the applicant organization for charitable grant applications should always be the ASU Foundation for A New American University.

Institutional and financial information frequently requested by grant makers

Facts about ASU for inclusion in your proposal

Templates and tools for proposal writing and budgeting

Learn the basics of corporate and foundation fundraising
Obtaining corporate and foundation funding is different from obtaining federal funding. This guide will introduce you to the basics. You can also reach out to us directly.

A short course on general grantwriting principles

Sample proposals, letters of intent, and budgets

Offered by the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, provides ASU faculty, students and staff with proposal development resources and tools and features research news, a fundraising blog, a calendar of forums and workshops, and more.