Centrally-Managed Foundations and Corporations

Some foundations and corporations are centrally managed at GW, and faculty will need to be in touch with the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations for a considered conversation in advance of outreach or submitting a letter of inquiry or proposal to these funders. Please contact Susan Boerstling (for foundation inquires) or Joe Matope (for corporate or corporate foundation inquires) at [email protected].  

Foundations and corporations are centrally managed for different reasons. Sometimes it’s at the request of the company or foundation to have a single office as a point of contact. Or, it may be because university leadership is in active conversation with the leadership of a foundation or corporation around a strategic institutional priority. Or, a proposal requires the endorsement of the president or provost, or there could be a limit on the number of GW applications. 

Thank you for your cooperation.  

Centrally-Managed Foundations

  • Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
  • A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation 
  • Hearst Foundations 
  • W.M. Keck Foundation
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Charles Koch Foundation
  • RCHN Community Health Foundation 
  • The Starr Foundation 

Centrally-Managed Corporations

  • Cisco 
  • Deloitte 
  • Northrop Grumman 
  • Pfizer 
  • Raytheon 

In addition to these centrally-managed foundations and corporations, GW has longstanding relationships with a myriad of other foundation and corporate partners around the world, and we strongly encourage you to contact our office at [email protected] for assistance in developing strategies for engagement or before submitting proposals, especially to priority funders. Please open the document below to familiarize yourself with these funders.

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