Information for Foundations

We are grateful for your interest in building a partnership with Penn State. Our staff is ready to answer any questions you might have. The Foundation Relations team aims to build strong, lasting relationships between foundations and Penn State to advance our mutual goals.

We are here to:

  • Identify Faculty conducting research that aligns with your organization’s interests.
  • Arrange and coordinate meetings with faculty.
  • Facilitate visits to campus.
  • Help you learn about Penn State’s policies.
  • Distribute requests for proposals to Penn State Faculty.
  • Collaborate to identify Penn State’s priorities and programs that best support your organization’s work and mission.

The links below will introduce you to how Penn State is imagining, inventing, and collaborating our way to a better world—and how philanthropy is fueling the successes that make us a leading institution of higher education.


Get in Touch with Us

For general inquiries, please email the Foundation Relations team at or call 814-863-4308.