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To help faculty members secure funding for their research, the UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, along with Industry Relations, works with campus partners that include the UNC Office of Research Development, Office of Sponsored Research and the Office of Technology Commercialization, among others. For additional information about research at UNC-Chapel Hill, visit UNC Research, Innovate Carolina or Endeavors.

Illustrative Examples

  • ENRICH Carolinas: In 2019, The Duke Endowment provided awards totaling $5 million to the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute at the Gillings School of Global Public Health for ENRICH Carolinas, to improve maternity practices for mothers and babies in hospitals across North and South Carolina. Learn more.
  • Clare Boothe Luce: In 2017, the Henry Luce Foundation provided a $300,000 grant for UNC’s Clare Boothe Luce graduate fellowships program, which supports four outstanding women students in Chemistry. Learn more.
  • Humanities for the Public Good: In 2017, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation invested $1.5 million in Humanities for the Public Good, which supports humanities and humanistic scholarship that is closely engaged with publics across the state and nation. Learn more.

Our office is a part of a community of partners that has resulted in more than 100 startups and 800 new patents since 1994.

For more information, contact the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at or 919-962-9600.