For the UMW Community

Where to Start

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) facilitates and strengthens relationships with corporate partners and private foundations to support students, programs, and institutional priorities.

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Faculty and staff seeking to develop or strengthen a corporate or foundation relationship may receive technical assistance from CFR in one of the following ways:

  • Assistance in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding corporate and foundation support and partnerships
  • Coordination of campus visits by corporate or foundation executives or program officers
  • Writing, editing, and advising on proposals, and correspondence related to corporate and foundation partnerships and support
  • Speaking on a variety of topics including grant writing, foundation support, and corporate partnerships, for student classes, faculty and staff meetings, or other educational venues

Please contact us by email or at 540-654-2061 for more information.