The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) can help you secure funding from foundations and corporations. The CFR staff will meet with you to learn about your work and determine whether your project is a potential match for corporate or foundation funding.

We conduct research and work with our contacts to find funders that may be interested in your project. If we find a potential match, or if you have already identified a potential funder, we:

  • Assist you in preparing concept papers, letters of intent, and proposals, including:
    °    Helping you refine your project ideas.
    °    Providing strategies for developing your proposal or letter of intent.
    °    Editing your proposals.

  • Work closely with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) and The University Corporation (UCorp) to ensure a smooth submission process.

After obtaining a grant, we work with you to further develop your relationships with funders and provide effective stewardship.

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Support for SF State faculty, students, and programs aligns closely with the priorities of a wide range of national, regional, and local foundations. Find out more about how we can connect your foundation to our University.

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San Francisco State University is committed to developing a highly-skilled, creative, and diverse workforce that contributes to a robust and thriving economy in the Bay Area and beyond. The CFR Office can connect your company directly with the wealth of faculty, staff, and student resources at our campus, and work with you to develop partnerships to support exciting and new initiatives.

For more information, contact:

Joel Streicker ( He/Him/His )
Corporate and Foundation Relations
(415) 405-3826