New York University is among the nation's premier institutions for research. Philanthropic support helps fuel the engine of innovation and enables transformative discoveries impacting all areas of society. Our Institutional Engagement Officers, are available to help you cultivate the private funding necessary to support the strategic goals of the University in teaching, learning, and research.

Centrally Managed Corporate and Foundation Relationships

To both coordinate multiple submissions and maximize the likelihood of funding, Institutional Engagement actively manage a specific list of funders. Clearance to apply for these organizations must be requested from Institutional Engagement if: 

  • You decide to pursue one of the corporations or foundations for funding.
  • You, a colleague, a faculty member or a Dean plans to meet, speak, or email someone at one of the corporations or foundations.
  • You are responding to an RFP.

List of centrally managed coporatons and foundations:

External Funding Resources

Philanthropy News Digest (PND)


Foundation Directory Online (FDO)

FDO now makes it easier than ever to find prospective funders. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the hints and tips how-to videos, before you start your search. Here are a few videos we suggest you watch to get started: