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Creating Connections and Opportunities

The Tufts Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) fosters meaningful engagement between University leadership, faculty and staff, and corporations and foundations to advance the University’s scholarship, research and civic engagement mission.

CFR connects corporations and foundations with University expertise through mutually rewarding opportunities, including:

  • monetary gifts or grants to the University
  • donated equipment and in-kind support
  • sponsored research agreements
  • graduate capstone projects
  • industry collaboration programs
  • access to University expertise and resources


For Corporations & Foundations

Learn more about Tufts' research expertise, and facilities and how to connect to faculty, students, and programs. Visit For Corporations and For Foundations or Contact Us for more information.


For Faculty & Staff

Find resources for identifying and sustaining corporate and foundation funding. We are available to assist throughout all stages of relationship building and the funding process. Visit For Faculty & Staff or Contact Us for more information.

Tufts' Unique Expertise

Global Leadership

Tufts inspires critical thinkers and effective leaders who address international and national issues across cultures.


We foster a collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment with the  potential to make a significant impact on complex local and global challenges.

Societal Impact

Through collaborative partnerships and creative problem solving Tufts impacts others locally, nationally and around the world.


Tufts plays a crucial role in helping the world adapt to a changing planet.