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Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Tel: 603-646-1257
Fax: 603-646-0550

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) works with Dartmouth faculty and administrators and with foundations and corporations to develop mutually beneficial partnerships that advance knowledge and have the potential to make a positive impact on campus and in the world.

Dartmouth faculty and administrators may visit RFPs & funding opportunities for resources.

For external audiences interested in learning more about faculty research and centers at Dartmouth, visit the respective webpages for corporations and for foundations.



Charles H. Hood Foundation — Major Grants Initiative to Advance Child Health
Dartmouth may submit one application

  • $450,000 over two years (two awards will be made)
  • Deadline: April 4, 2018 for internal submission to Kristen Rhodes in Provost's Office
  • For innovative work that may be difficult to fund with traditional grant mechanisms, such as advanced statistical and computational techniques, ranging from computational biology to health services research to geographic information systems. Collaboration between investigators and institutions preferred but not required. Two areas of focus will be considered:
    • Neonatology—improvements in neonatal care are likely to result in better health outcomes for the infants, and lower initial and lifetime health care costs
    • Brain Science and Child Development— innovations that will further the scientific understanding of children's brain and behavioral development that may inform improvements in the treatment of children's physical and mental health

Gerda Henkel Foundation — General Research Grants

  • Deadline: June 13, 2018
  • Focused on the historical humanities:
    • archaeology
    • art history
    • historical Islamic studies
    • history
    • history of law
    • history of science
    • prehistory and early history
  • Two types of grants: Research Projects (for institutions); and Research Scholarships (for individuals).
  • Proposals under $18,000 may be submitted at any time.

United Engineering Foundation — Grants

  • $30,000–$150,000 (5–10 awards will be made)
  • Deadline: June 1, 2018 for external submission of concept paper
  • To advance engineering for the welfare of humanity. Not for research. Activities must take place in the United States. Broad-based, interdisciplinary proposals that further the engineering profession as a whole are preferred. Proposals must be consistent with UEF's priorities:
    • Diversity
    • K–12 education
    • Ethics and leadership in continuing education

L'Oreal-UNESCO — For Women in Science International Awards

  • $122,000 (five awards will be made)
  • Nominations open March 31, 2018
  • For contributions by women to the advancement of Life Sciences. Must be nominated by an eminent scientist.

Worldwide Cancer Research — Cancer research

  • Up to $343,000 over three years
  • Deadline: April 27, 2018
  • For fundamental or translational research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer. Not for clinical projects, but proposals with a small clinical element as an essential part of a basic or translational research project are often permitted.


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Last Updated: 3/6/18