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The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Winston-Salem State University cultivates and manages mutually beneficial relationships between corporations and foundations and the university.

Our collaborative team focuses on partnership-building and philanthropic efforts that support the institution’s strategic priorities.


Interested in building a robust partnership with WSSU or recruiting our extraordinary students for jobs and internships?

We can help match your company’s business interests to the university’s initiatives, programs, and talent by facilitating conversations with the Office of Career Development Services and other WSSU faculty and staff.


Our team identifies the best match that aligns your foundation’s mission, funding priorities, and interests with WSSU programs, projects, and strategic priorities. We serve as the liaison between representatives of your foundation and WSSU leadership and faculty.

Your investments can have a major impact in the areas of:

  • Colleges, departments, schools
  • Capital projects
  • Scholarships
  • Faculty support: Distinguished Professorships, Faculty/Staff Development Fund

Did you know?

  • 650 students completed internships in 2016
  • 340 students participated in 13,900 hours of service learning, amounting to a $308,000 economic impact
  • 60 percent of employers say they prefer work experience gained through an internship or co-op

Giving Impact Areas