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Multimillion-Dollar Gift Funds Greenhouse, Biology Scholarships

A foundation created by a former GW botany student will provide a greenhouse in the new Science and Engineering Hall and scholarships to GW’s Department of Biological Sciences.

Major Foundation Support Spurs Global Security Research

Grants enable George Washington to spearhead three significant international affairs programs.

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The Foundation Relations Program provides comprehensive services to support faculty, administrators and center directors in their work with foundations.

Our staff is available to: 

  • identify potential funding sources
  • plan and coordinate solicitations
  • assist with letter of inquiries and grant proposals
  • route proposal materials through the system
  • ensure timely follow-up with foundations following an award
  • help secure follow-up awards

Please consult us before you approach a foundation, and let our staff experts provide you with a history of the funder's relationship with GW, including facilitating contact with that funder and other investigators already in partnership with that foundation.

Finding Funding

There are many resources to be considered when trying to find funding through a foundation partner. The Foundation Relations team will create a specialized prospect list pertaining to your work.