University of Southern California


Corporate & Foundation Fundraising

Course Description

This workshop will provide an introduction to private and corporate foundations. Designed for individuals with little or no experience with private foundations, this workshop will explain USC’s foundation clearance process, demonstrate various foundation search engines, and introduce general do’s and don’ts of foundation proposal writing.


Linda Zukowski, Director of Foundation Relations, University Advancement


One 2 hour session. Offered twice per year.

Next course

March 14, 2013 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM | Location: Credit Union Building CUB 329, 3rd Floor Conference Room, UPC

Previous Instructors

Kim Alexander, Director of Foundation Relations, College of Letters Arts and Sciences

Kavita Munjal, Director of Foundation Relations, Keck School of Medicine

Previous Course Materials

University Industry Demonstration Partnership Guide for Researchers

Slides from the Class Presentation for Kim Alexander

Video Feed of Class Presentation

Slides from the Class Presentation for Kavita Munjal

Course Registration

To register, please RSVP at least one week prior to the first class via email, indicating the course(s) you are attending, to

For information about workshops, contact the office at 213-740-6709.