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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.


Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation — Medical Research
Dartmouth may submit one proposal

  • Grants ranged from $250,000 to $2,700,000 in 2017
  • Deadlines:
    • February 18, 2019 for internal submission
    • March 31, 2019 for external application
  • For innovative medical research proposals in both basic biological and applied research that will have the greatest impact on scientific knowledge and human health.
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to LimitedFunding@Dartmouth.Edu:
    • one-page description of your project idea
    • total amount of your funding request
    • current CV
    • statement of support from department chair and/or dean, if required by the funder
    • use “Kleberg Foundation — Medical Research” as the email subject line

American Chemical Society — Petroleum Research Fund

  • $110,000 over two years (75 awards will be made in each program)
  • Deadline: March 15, 2019
  • For fundamental research in the petroleum field. Areas supported include chemistry, the earth sciences, chemical and petroleum engineering, and related fields such as polymers and materials science. Programs for established faculty pursuing new research directions (New Directions), and for faculty within first three years of appointment (Doctoral New Investigator).

Human Frontier Science Program — Research Grants

  • Up to $1,350,000 over three years, depending on the size of the team
  • Expected deadlines:
    • mid-March 2019 for compulsory initiation of a letter of intent by obtaining a reference number
    • late March 2019 for submission of letter of intent
  • For international teams of 2–4 scientists from different disciplines (e.g. biophysics, chemistry, computational biology, computer science, engineering, mathematics, nanoscience or physics) to develop new lines of research in the life sciences. Basic research only. Separate reviews for Program Grants and for Young Investigators.
  • Eligibility for Young Investigators: all team members within five years of first independent position, and no more than ten years from doctoral degree; exceptions considered for various circumstances

Laura and John Arnold Foundation — Building Rigorous Evidence about How to Improve Postsecondary Success

  • No limit on ask amount. Foundation has committed $10,000,000 to this new program
  • Deadline: January 31, 2019 for letters of interest
  • To test interventions related to postsecondary success (including but not limited to student learning, persistence, completion, time to completion, job placement, and post-college earnings). Particular interest in improving success among underserved students, such as low-income students, students of color, adult students, and veterans.
  • Two types of project proposals: 
    • Innovation Tier (pilots at small scale)
    • Validation Tier (strong preference for randomized controlled trials, but may consider rigorous quasi-experimental evaluations with strong designs under certain conditions)



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Last Updated: 1/3/19