Corporate and Foundation Relations

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at UVA Wise is dedicated to building strong and mutually beneficial partnerships between philanthropic organizations by matching foundation and/or corporate interests and priorities with programs and projects at the College.

Working with administrators, faculty, staff and advancement officers, our office provides expertise, services and tools to successfully connect UVA Wise with philanthropic foundations and corporations.

Contact Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations Don Sharitt to learn more.

Prepare for Proposal Submission
Share more about your proposal with the Office of Sponsored Programs and the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

Resources for Faculty and Staff

Companies and foundations can provide generous financial support to the College by funding scholarships, fellowships, faculty positions, programs, classrooms, laboratories, community service projects, sponsorships, student and alumni activities and much more.

By offering experience, contacts and context, the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations can assist and guide you through the proposal process in a manner that can increase the likelihood of your proposal’s success with corporations and foundations.   

Don Sharitt


Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations