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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:

  • 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 investigator 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

  • 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 assisting with change and extension notifications and ensuring compliance

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

  • SPIN - (Sponsored Programs Information Network) - Use the searchable database to locate funding opportunities or create an online profile that will provide daily emails about new programs as they become public.
  •  How to Access SPIN
  •  Access SPIN without a user account.  Go to this website and select SPIN on top right menu.

Meet the CFP Team

Michelle Skiljan

Michelle Skiljan

Senior Director of Philanthropy Corporate
and Foundation Relations
(909) 537-4469

Tomi Daniel

Tomi Daniel

Corporate and Foundation Relations Specialist
(909) 537-3574

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