Faculty and Staff

How Can We Help?

Providing strategic foundation fundraising services across the Berkeley landscape

The FRCP Office is available to assist you through all stages of the funding process. Whether you’re searching for a funding partner, preparing for conversations or meetings with a foundation, or in need of assistance preparing a strong proposal, our office has the institutional expertise and knowledge to help you seamlessly navigate to your goal!

Our office maintains relationships with many foundations and corporations, and we actively partner with faculty to identify appropriate prospects, connect you to funding opportunities, and provide guidance on reporting.

We provide the following suite of resources and services to assist you in the pursuit of funding:

Resources

Designed to assist you in your search for foundation funding and improve your fundraising skills, our comprehensive resources include:

  • A robust library of topical research, funder profiles, and comprehensive campus giving data

  • An international prospects list searchable by areas of interest (ie. biomedical, humanities, fellowships, prize, exchange, etc.)
  • Group and individual trainings in prospecting and proposal writing

  • Institutional documents for proposals (990s, operating budgets, board lists, etc.)

  • Listings of Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

  • Are you grant ready? Determine whether you have everything needed to apply for funding
  • Eureka  is the central campus resource for fundraisers and development professionals to communicate and collaborate.

Services

For qualified solicitations, we can provide you with strategic proposal development services to position you for success. We can help you to:

  • Understand the foundation landscape

  • Outline a strategy that will align your ideas with funder priorities

  • Develop compelling proposals*

  • Tracking your proposals and contacts in the Advancement database

Visit Us

Foundation Relations & Corporate Philanthropy is located on the 3rd floor of the Golden Bear Extension building. To schedule an in person meeting, please contact cfr_office@berkeley.edu.