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and practiced throughout the world."
USC Role and Mission Statement
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of gifts and grants from private corporations and foundations. Working with USC Dornsife leadership and faculty, CFR handles all clearances with the University and reviews all proposals to corporations and foundations. All contacts with corporations and foundations, as well as the submission of proposals, must be coordinated by CFR.
The Offices of Corporate and Foundation Relations and USC Dornsife Research work in partnership to support and foster the research programs of USC Dornsife faculty. Working with individual faculty members, department chairs, and directors of research units, institutes and centers, the offices identify funding opportunities, assist faculty in proposal preparation, and oversee regulatory issues and compliance. For more information, please contact the USC Dornsife Research Office.
The Office of CFR can help you to:
Criteria for Gift Solicitation
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations focuses its efforts on solicitations of $100,000 or more, except in the following circumstances:
To learn more, please contact the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations.