For CSUSB Faculty

How to partner with OCFR

The CSUSB Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (OCFR) is a campus-wide resource for those within the CSUSB community fostering collaborations with, and seeking support from, non-governmental sources (corporations and foundations).

OCFR staff can assist you with:

  • Conceptualizing and developing a program/project

  • Identifying and cultivating corporate and foundation funding prospects

  • All aspects of grant inquiries, submittals and re-submittals, including proposal writing and budget development

  • Organizing pre-award meetings among staff, faculty/principal investogator and other key team members

  • Work with foundations to assure their goals are met

  • Organize, plan, and host visits to campus

  • Develop proposals, gift agreements and grant letters

  • Convene campus conversations around themes of interest to foundations

  • Facilitate reporting on gifts and grants

  • Facilitate recognition of and for foundations

  • Introduce and engage university leadership

Other Resources Offered:

  • Grant writing guides and tutorials

  • Budget preparation guide

  • CFR Workshops

  • Negotiating and accepting an award

  • Post-award support including progress reports, stewardship, grant renewals

  • Managing and administrating awards, including preparing grant reports, assisting with change and extension notifications and ensuring compliance

  • Maintaining relationships with major funders during and after the grant cycle

  • Report writing tips

Downloadable Resources

Contact Us!

Kimberly Shiner
Associate Vice President, University Development
(909) 537-7295,

Annya Dixon
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
(909) 537-3753,

Deborah Logan
Corporate and Foundation Relations Specialist
(909) 537-7233,