Foundation relations

The Foundation Relations team works closely with private foundations to develop innovative projects and programs that promise positive, long-term impact. We invite you to explore the partnership opportunities at Ohio State, including many programs of national and global prominence.

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Mission

Our Foundation Relations team helps the university community to identify, establish and coordinate foundation support for Ohio State’s educational, academic and community service priorities. We promote mutually beneficial relationships with private philanthropic foundations that likely share a defined interest with one or more of Ohio State’s diverse programs, including its 92 doctoral, 132 master’s and 167 undergraduate programs. The Foundation Relations team works closely with private foundations to develop innovative projects and programs that promise positive, long-term impact. We invite you to explore the partnership opportunities at Ohio State, including many programs of national and global prominence. Contact us to learn more.

Why us?

Over the last two fiscal years, foundations have invested more than $200 million in The Ohio State University. We invite you to partner with us to explore new opportunities and programs that promote innovation and discovery within our community, across the country and around the world. 

Ohio State Research News

 Ohio State is a dedicated and distinguished research powerhouse. With world-class faculty and staff, our university promotes innovation and discovery to create a local, national and global impact. Visit these sites to learn more about the success of our faculty. 

  • For updated and archived research news and press releases: news.osu.edu
  • Search the Archive for Research and Innovation Communications New
  • Visit Discovery Themes and explore its work finding permanent solutions to grand challenges: discovery.osu.edu
  • View Ohio State’s top private foundation partners