For Corporations

The Corporate and Foundation Relations staff works to build relationships with corporate partners that allow for philanthropic investment in The University of Iowa.

Our team strives to create mutually beneficial relationships between the UI and its corporate partners and will work with you to make sure that your charitable giving goals are met, and that appropriate recognition is given for your support.

Campus Connections

The following organizations across campus can help with non-philanthropic relationships with students, staff, and faculty:

Education and Talent

  • The College of Engineering Professional Development Office helps students with their academic, professional and personal development. We help employers, students, and alumni connect to form successful working relationships for internships as well as full-time positions. Learn more
  • The University of Iowa Pomerantz Career Center directly serves more than 20,000 students annually from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business, the College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, assisting with career advancement, leadership skill development and civic engagement. The Center helps employers and students connect to form successful working relationships for internships as well as full-time positions. Learn more
  • In partnership with University colleges and departments, the Division of Continuing Education provides high-quality credit and noncredit courses, workshops, and programs to both traditional and nontraditional learners using a variety of locations, schedules, and technologies. Learn more

Research and Technology

  • The University of Iowa College of Engineering enjoys close relationships with numerous business and industry partners, many of whom rely heavily on the recognized academic excellence, research talents, and service commitment of our students, faculty, and staff. We have many opportunities available for partnering with the College. If there is a specific area about which you want to learn more, please let us know. Learn more
  • Established in 1989, The University of Iowa Research Park (formerly Oakdale Research Park) leases building sites and space to growing technology companies that require sustained research relationships with the UI. Learn more
  • The University of Iowa Research Foundation (UIRF) commercializes University of Iowa developed technologies and inventions through licensing and new venture formation, and manages the subsequent revenue stream. Learn more

Business Solutions

  • The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) plays an important role in the development of Iowa-based technology and high-growth start-up companies. Whether providing one-on-one consulting services, directing UI students on advanced field study projects, or providing training and seminars to business executives, JPEC seeks to support the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders. Learn more
  • The Tippie School of Management’s Business Solutions Center brings teams of MBAs together with professionals to solve real business problems. Clients get access to leading analytical talent at an affordable price, while students learn to apply theories to real-world settings, grounding education in reality. Learn more
  • The UI Small Business Development Center (SBDC) serves the Iowa counties of Cedar, Johnson, Iowa, Poweshiek, and Washington and assists businesses with 500 or fewer employees. SBDC conducts research, counsels, and trains business people in management, financing, and operating small businesses, and provides comprehensive information services and access to experts in a variety of fields. Learn more