Corporate & Foundation Relations

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Corporate and Foundation Relations

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) pursues institutional grants to support Wellesley's key priorities and initiatives. The CFR team helps Wellesley develop and strengthen partnerships with foundations, corporations, and agencies that share our interest in advancing education, assisting them in fulfilling their missions while advancing the goals of the College. We are grateful to our grantors for helping Wellesley remain bold, creative, and innovative.

To learn more, email Jennifer Banks, director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, at

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Support the healers of tomorrow with your gift today.

Ophelia Dahl ’94 is an ardent advocate for equitable health care for the poor. She is a co-founder and former executive director (2001-2015) of the Boston nonprofit Partners In Health, which is dedicated to improving health care systems among poor and underserved populations across the globe. She continues to chair the organization’s board of directors.