Working with You to Create Change and Impact

UCLA is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world for academics, research, and community impact.

annually in competitively awarded grants + contracts.

funded research projects underway at any given time.

active U.S. patents in UCLA’s portfolio.

startup companies created based on UCLA discoveries.

Foundation Relations & Corporate Philanthropy is the central resource for private foundations and corporate donors who seek assistance navigating research opportunities, programs, and communities at UCLA.

We facilitate and steward meaningful partnerships between UCLA and philanthropic organizations to advance mutual goals that advance the university’s research and teaching mission and our overarching goal to create positive social impact.

Our expert team blends philanthropic and campus knowledge to foster strategic opportunities that enable institutional donors to support research, professorships, fellowships, scholarships, programs, space, equipment, and more across the university.

Connecting Foundations to leaders, researchers, and programs across campus.

Helping Corporations develop wide-ranging collaborations at UCLA.

Assisting Faculty through all stages of the funding process.