Foundation Relations

Grand Valley’s Office of Foundation Relations serves as a liaison for private, community, and corporate foundations in building mutually beneficial partnerships across campus.

FOR EXTERNAL PARTNERS: Our Foundation Relations staff will help you navigate Grand Valley’s broad network of academic, student, and research programs to ensure your investments achieve the desired impact.

FOR INTERNAL PARTNERS: Our Foundation Relations staff help guide faculty and staff through the grant-seeking process with private, community, and corporate foundations. For public funding opportunities, please contact the Office of Sponsored Programs.


Ken Zahrt
Director of Foundation Relations
(616) 331-6801
[email protected]

Page last modified June 7, 2022