Central CFR offers research support primarily to Development and Alumni Relations staff in their search for institutional funding opportunities. If you are seeking funding for a project and you work for Wharton, Engineering, Arts & Sciences, the Medical School, or Nursing, you should contact the CFR directors in your development office. Others may feel free to contact us directly.
Specifically, Central CFR offers:
- Prospect research tailored to the funding needs of particular projects. This includes profiles of individual funders, how they have funded Penn in the past, their connections to people at Penn, etc.
- Training in how to do prospect research on your own, including information on databases and other research tools.
- Access to prospect research resources available at the Central Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations.
For a list of research tools at your disposal, please contact the Central Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations.