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Private and corporate foundations are generous supporters of higher education, and WPI's Office of Foundation & Corporate Philanthropy is your partner in accessing those funds. Foundation & Corporate Philanthropy helps WPI faculty and academic departments connect with private and corporate foundations and provides technical support to help you present your research, project or program to potential donors.

To make your application as successful as possible, Foundation & Corporate Philanthropy coordinates with WPI's Office of Sponsored Programs, Research Solutions Institute, and Academic & Corporate Engagement​.

Before approaching a private foundation, please contact: 
Erin Harper, Interim Director,, 508-831-5345
Wendy King, Grants Assistant,, 508-831-5209


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Amity Manning and Conor Herlihy, a PhD candidate in biology and biotechnology, review images of cells undergoing division in the absence of the protein pRB, which appears to play a critical role in chromosome segregation.
January 08, 2018