Faculty and Staff

The Office of Foundation Relations and Corporate Philanthropy (FRCP) provides strategic foundation fundraising services to unit development staff and faculty across the Berkeley landscape. As your partners in foundation development strategy and solicitation, we provide a suite of resources and services to assist you in the pursuit of your foundation grants.

We offer you:


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


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

 Contact Us

If you are interested in preliminary consultation or need resources for proposal development, please send an email to sbierhuis@berkeley.edu.


For UC Berkeley faculty and staff please visit our Eureka page to learn more.