Let’s Start a Conversation
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations specializes in helping organizations strategically invest in CSU through targeted philanthropy, sponsorships, and programmatic support. Our office helps connect world-class researchers and innovative programs to leading regional and national grant-makers and helps businesses partner with CSU for talent, innovations, and branding.
Resources for Corporate Engagement
When working with Colorado State University, you gain more than access to world-class research and well-prepared future employees; your company has an opportunity to partner with one of the nation’s leading research universities in the areas of infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean-energy technologies, and environmental science.
Learn more about:
Strategic corporate partnerships with CSU
Hiring students through the CSU Career Center, College of Business Career Management Center, or Engineering Success Center
Intellectual property, licensing, and technology transfer through CSU Ventures
Marketing with CSU Athletics
Resources for Faculty, Staff and Grant Seekers
We help the University community advance relationships with private foundations.
Find Funding Opportunities:
Curated list of Funding opportunities, updated monthly (PDF)
InfoReady limited submission opportunities
Search for funding opportunities on SPIN
New to SPIN? Start here
Halo is a website to find partnering opportunities with corporations
Research Acceleration Office – a great resource for complex research proposal development
Resources to help engage with corporations and foundations:
Principles of Effective Grant Seeking (PDF)
So, You’re Writing a Proposal (PDF)
So, You’ve Received a Grant (PDF)
Quick Guide to Foundation 990s (PDF)
Corporate Relations checklist (PDF)
Corporate sponsorship toolkit (PDF)
Hone your grant writing with CSU Writes
Corporate and Foundation Impact
Morgridge Family Foundation gifts $3M to CSU Spur and College of Agricultural Sciences
June 8, 2022
The Morgridge Family Foundation has imparted a transformational gift of $3 million to support the College of Agricultural Sciences and educational programming at the new public-facing CSU Spur campus in Denver.
New Nutrien building shows the future of agriculture lives here
May 4, 2022
For more than 150 years, the future of agriculture has been cultivated at Colorado State University. With the opening of the Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building, that future now has more space and resources to grow and thrive.
Nutrien announces $10 million long-term investment in CSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences
March 26, 2021
Colorado State University and Nutrien have entered into a strategic partnership with a primary goal: feeding the world in the most sustainable, inclusive and innovative way.
Contact Corporate and Foundation Relations
Crabtree – Development Ste 200970-491-7908 G.Lewis@colostate.edu
Director of Foundation Relations
Crabtree – Development Ste 200970-491-3491 email@example.com
Coordinator for Corporate and Foundation Relations
Crabtree – Development Ste 200970-491-5279 firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Foundation Relations
Crabtree – Development Ste 200970-491-3251 email@example.com
Crabtree – Development Ste 200(970) 491-6539 Lauren.Dewey@colostate.edu