Office of Foundations & Corporate Relations

The office of Corporate, Foundation and Government Grants seeks funding from corporations, local and national foundations and government agencies in support of the needs of the University and its faculty.

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NSF releases new strategic plan
Investing in Science, Engineering and Education for the Nation’s Future (2014-2018) http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf14043

NSF Funding for International Activities
NSF is interested in developing a new generation of globally-engaged scientists and provides funding for international activities and collaborations. Below are a few formal programs but you should call your program officer to discuss other opportunities that might not be published. Catalyzing New International Collaborations: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=12815. Target dates January, April, July and October. Funds short international planning visits by US-based researchers […]

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Recent Grants

NASA Grant Supports Herbst’s Observations with Spitzer Space Telescope
Bill Herbst, the John Monroe Van Vleck Professor of Astronomy, director of graduate studies, received a $5,000 grant from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to support observations with the Spitzer Space Telescope. The title of the proposal is “Planet Formation in the Circumbinary Disk of KH 15D.” Herbst and his colleagues are measuring the brightness of the T […]

Center for Prison Education Receives $300,000 Grant from Ford Foundation
The Center for Prison Education has received a grant of $300,000 from the Ford Foundation, supporting the continuation of the program which has delivered a Wesleyan education to Connecticut prisons since 2009. The grant will not only help fund the classes taught at the Cheshire and York Correctional Institutions, but also support CPE’s re-entry services, […]

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