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Our Mission

The Office of Foundation, Corporate and Government Relations (FCGR) provides campuswide leadership and support to faculty and administrators seeking to secure external funding for individual research, institutional programs, and other scholarly and creative endeavors.

Submit a Grant

Questions to consider as you begin to plan your project or research leave.Learn More

Funding Opportunities

We can assist you in developing a plan for seeking support, which may begin with a search of our funding databases.Learn More
Brenda Thomas joins the FCGR teamWe are pleased to announce that Brenda Thomas will join the FCGR team as the next director of grant support on Monday, July 3rd.  Brenda comes to Richmond from the Office of Sponsored Projects at Bucknell University, where she has provided direct support to faculty and staff seeking external funding since 2011. Please join us in welcoming Brenda to the University of Richmond community!
$23.4 million
from 302 awards over the past five years
22 per year
the average number of grant submissions over the past five years
$9.62 million
cash received in FY16:
$2 million (21%) from public sources and $7.6 million (79%) from private sources
disciplines represented by faculty receiving research-only awards in FY16

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