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University of Colorado students and faculty benefit through the generosity of local and global companies, as well as foundations interested in supporting specific student programs or research areas. Every year, CU Boulder receives vital corporate and foundation support for scholarships, faculty research, event sponsorships and many other critical areas.

The following information is provided to help companies and foundations know where to start if they are interested in supporting CU Boulder.

Office of Industry Collaboration

The Office of Industry Collaboration (OIC) was established in 2013 to serve as a portal to connect industry to the services, expertise and capabilities available throughout the university. This includes supporting faculty research or partnering with specific research centers, navigating the research agreement process, and engaging CU students through internships and job placement. Please visit the OIC website for more information.

Corporate & Foundation Relations Contacts

For information related to corporate or foundation giving through charitable gifts and grants to specific colleges, schools or units, please contact any of the following individuals.

Boulder Campus-Wide Inquiries

Andrew Chiacchierini
Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Boulder Advancement
303-735-4859 |

Dawn Massop Love
Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Boulder Advancement
303-735-7805 |

Zach Lynott
Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Boulder Advancement
303-735-8280 |


Ben Broussard
Associate Athletics Director for Development
303-492-6036 |

College of Arts & Sciences, Graduate School, & Libraries

David Carpenter
Assistant Dean for Advancement
303-541-1439 |

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Sara Buhr
Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
303-492-7335 |

College of Media, Communication and Information

Mary Beth Searles
Assistant Dean for Advancement
303-492-1215 |

College of Music

Courtney Rowe
Assistant Dean for Advancement
303-492-1749 |

Leeds School of Business

Trisha McKean
Assistant Dean for Advancement
303-735-5424 |

School of Education

Mia Axon
Assistant Dean for Advancement

School of Law

Jason Bouck
Senior Director of Development
303-735-3689 |

CU Alumni Association

Ryan Chreist
Assistant Vice Chancellor and Executive Director
303-735-2382 |

All Other Corporate & Foundation Inquiries

Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations