Corporate and Foundation Relations

What does Corporate and Foundations Relations do?

Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) staff develop and maintain relations with corporate and foundation representatives and assist faculty and staff in developing and presenting effective requests to private funders.

For more information and resources:

  • Grantmakers (Corporate and foundation staff).
  • Grantseekers (Faculty and staff seeking private funds for their projects).

Can you give me some examples of corporate and foundation support?

  • An Alcoa Foundation grant will help Cal State Fullerton’s College of Engineering and Computer Science achieve one of its goals: to involve more students in hands-on research.

  • Cal State Fullerton partnership with the California Service Corps is utilizing a $125,000 grant from the Corporation for National & Community Service to fund projects to continue the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Boeing's gift of $47,000 is providing funding for multiple programs in the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the College of Health and Human Development.

For more information about Corporate and Foundation support, please contact Joan Rubio, Senior Director, Central Development, at 657-278-3947 or

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Boeing Company

"We've had a great relationship [with Cal State Fullerton] over the past forty years. Boeing has donated $1.8 million during that time period, mostly aimed at helping students with the financial aid they need in order to be able to pursue their degrees in math, science and other areas."

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