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Foundation Relations has a broad array of experience and approaches for developing strong partnerships with foundations as we seek funding for the University’s research, programs, academics, and initiatives. We work with senior leadership, faculty and Advancement to provide expertise, coordination and tools to successfully connect the university with the foundation community. We are dedicated to our philanthropic partners and work to ensure their interests are maintained as our first priority.

Interested in pursuing foundation support? Partner with us.



The Office of Foundation Relations is your campus partner in securing private foundation support. We offer two pages with funding opportunities: Upcoming Foundation Deadlines and a Young Investigators funding list.

See Opportunities

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Mellon Foundation

UC San Diego, San Diego Community College District Receive Combined $2.7M from Mellon Foundation

Chancellor and Revelle Medals Recipient

UC San Diego Researcher Announced as Recipient of Chancellor's and Revelle Medals

2019 Packard Fellow

2019 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering Announced

Our Partners

Corporate Relations

We partner closely with our colleagues in Corporate Relations and encourage connecting with them for all corporate engagement inquiries.

Corporate Relations Website

Office of Research Affairs

Our partners in Research Affairs offer additional support for faculty. Visit their site for expanded information on limited submissions, internal funding opportunities and large federal funding requests.

Office of Research Affairs Website

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