Services Provided

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute provides the following services:

  • Develop and oversee multi-level foundation and corporate champion team strategies
  • Compose RFPs and distribute targeted opportunities to relevant portfolios
  • Identify, research, and connect with prospective funders
  • Determine project funding viability and advise on strategy
  • Prepare, review, and provide feedback on letters of inquiry, proposals, and budgets
  • Supply pertinent Institute information, prepare required attachments, and acquire appropriate signatures for applications and awards
  • Prepare reports and oversee stewardship, including major recognition opportunities
  • Facilitate major corporate and foundation partnership visits
  • Prepare detailed briefings in advance of corporate and foundation campus visits  
  • Collaborate with constituent development officers to schedule activities to advance the priorities of the Institute
  • Serve as the liaison between the Office for Research and corporations and foundations to open the door for sponsored research opportunities



For more information on any of the services listed above, please contact The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations.