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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.



William T. Grant Foundation — Scholar Awards
Each major division (Arts & Sciences, Graduate and Advanced Studies, Thayer, Geisel, Tuck) may nominate one applicant. See limited application guidelines.

  • $350,000 over five years (four to six awards will be made)
  • Deadlines:
    • May 4, 2018 for internal submission to Kristen Rhodes in the Provost's Office
    • July 5, 2018 for external letter of inquiry
  • For early-career scholars (<7 years from terminal degree) in any discipline to pursue five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand their expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas. Research plans must address questions of theory, policy, and practice for youth ages 5–25 in the United States, in these focus areas:
    • programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes
    • strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth

Smith Richardson Foundation — Strategy and Policy Fellows

  • $60,000 (three awards will be made)
  • Deadline: June 15, 2018
  • For young scholars to research and write a book in these areas:
    • American foreign policy
    • international relations
    • international security
    • military policy
    • diplomatic and military history
  • Concept papers for these programs accepted on a rolling basis:
    • International Security & U.S. Foreign Policy
    • United States Domestic Policy

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation — various

  • Up to $3 million
  • 2018 deadlines: April 13, July 13, October 12 for letter of intent
  • For researchers, clinicians, and postdoctoral fellows. Four programs on this quarterly deadline schedule:
    • Drug Discovery
    • Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials
    • Biomarkers Development
    • Prevention Beyond the Pipeline
  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis for unfunded NIA and NINDS proposals, and for conference funding proposals

Breakthrough Prizes

  • $3,000,000 in each area
  • Deadline: April 30, 201
  • For important, primarily recent, achievements in the categories of Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics. Committees of previous laureates choose the winners from candidates nominated in a process that's online and open to the public.
    • Fundamental Physics: open to all physicists—theoretical, mathematical, experimental
    • Life Sciences: understanding living systems and extending human life
    • Mathematics: significant discoveries in all branches
  • Also, up to six New Horizons Prizes of $100,000 each for promising early-career researchers in the fields of Physics and Mathematics

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Last Updated: 4/11/18