Elon University’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) strategically engages with corporations and foundations to secure philanthropic support for university priorities. CFR fosters strong partnerships by aligning the mission and program areas of foundations with Elon’s initiatives. Serving as a liaison, CFR facilitates connections between foundation representatives and university leaders, faculty, and program directors.

In the corporate realm, CFR plays a vital role in aligning a company’s interests with Elon’s programs, resources, expertise, and talent. The office facilitates strategic conversations between corporations and Elon leaders, aiming to build mutually beneficial relationships. CFR collaborates closely with academic administrators, faculty, fundraising colleagues, and various Elon offices, such as the Student Professional Development Center and the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Key expertise areas include developing and executing strategies for corporate and foundation engagement, hosting campus visits, crafting funding requests, and identifying prospects for institutional priorities.

Questions? Please contact the CFR office: