Central CFR provides the following services and assistance:

Strategy Development―Assist development officers, faculty, and senior University officials in formulating effective approaches to funders.

Facilitating Collaboration―Convene groups of representatives from across the University around discussions of projects and institutional prospects. Lead monthly meetings of the CFR Group, which consists of designated CFR representatives from various schools and centers.

Prospect Research/Training―Develop lists and profiles of appropriate prospects for projects at Penn, as well as train development and other staff to do their own independent research on funders.

Proposal Development―Work with faculty and senior University officials to develop proposals that will particularly suit expressed foundation interests.

For assistance with any of these services, please contact the Corporate & Foundation Relations Offices.