Cultivating lasting support and collaborations
What we provide
For Corporations and Foundations
For companies and foundations seeking to engage with the UMass community, our office provides guidance on UMass Medical programs, facilitates new relationships, and coordinates existing partnerships. We are dedicated to our philanthropic partners and work to maximize our alliance through strategic development with our practitioners, faculty, researchers and students to ensure that our partners meet their recruiting, research and philanthropic objectives.
For the UMass Medicine Community
Our staff works to align private funding with campus priorities and promote funding opportunities to faculty. We strive to establish and maintain partnerships with our private funders through effective cultivation, solicitation and stewardship/follow-up. From early project development to facilitation of site visits, our staff members are dedicated to providing professional service through all stages of the proposal process. We look forward to assisting you fulfill your project goals.
UMass Medical School researchers explain why cannabis may relieve intestinal inflammation
Beth McCormick, PhD, led a study that has for the first time identified a biological mechanism to explain why some marijuana users have reported beneficial effects from cannabis on intestine inflammation conditions such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.Read more