Corporation and Foundation Clearance list

You are encouraged to contact the University of Tennessee Foundation Development Office on the UTHSC campus to discuss funding requests for the corporate and foundation prospects listed below. The Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) contact is Greg Harris (gharris@utfi.org).

Corporations and foundations in the list will be updated on an every other month basis. Note the foundations listed below almost exclusively give philanthropic gifts, with few exceptions to support individual research studies. Proposals for philanthropic gifts must be submitted through the UTFI.

CLEARANCE LIST KEY

Active —Indicates current engagement; suggest contacting CFR Office first

Notes
  • Chancellor: must be cleared by the Chancellor’s Office through the Development Office
  • Funded: funding received, may not be a prospect at this time
  • Proposal: proposal in process or pending, may not be a prospect at this time
  • Discussion: talking with prospect about specific opportunity
  • Overcommitted and Hold: prospect recommends no proposal at this time

Tennessee-Based Entities
Entity Submission Type Active Notes
Assisi Foundation Single

Chancellor
AutoZone Single

Chancellor
BCBS of TN/Foundation Single

Chancellor
BlueOval SK Single

Chancellor
John Dustin Buckman Charitable Foundation Single


Cadence Single


Campbell Clinic Multi


Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Single

Chancellor
Delta Dental of Tennessee Single

Funded
H. W. Durham Foundation Multi

FedEx Single

Chancellor
First Horizon/Foundation Single

Chancellor
Goddard Foundation Multi


Hyde Family Foundation Single

Chancellor
International Paper Single

Hold
Kosten Foundation Single

Pending
Lichterman-Loewenberg Foundation Multi


Lyndhurst Foundation Multi

Chattanooga
MicroPort Orthopedics Multi


MSB Cockayne Fund Single

Funded
Poplar Foundation Multi

Hold
Pyramid Peak Foundation Single

Chancellor
James T. Robertson Foundation Multi


Rose Family Foundation (Gayle Rose) Multi


Smith+Nephew/Foundation Multi


Dorothy Snider Foundation Single


Stryker Multi


SweetBio Single


Sylvamo Single

Hold
Transnetyx Single

Funded
United Healthcare of Tennessee Multi

Funded
Urban Child Institute Multi

Funded
Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation Single

Chancellor
Women’s Foundation of Greater Memphis Multi

Hold
National Entities
Entity Submission Type Active Notes
Abbott Laboratories/Foundation Multi


Abbvie Multi

Funded
Acadental, Inc. Single


A-dec & Foundation Single

Funded
Alcon & Foundation Multi


Annie E. Casey Foundation Single

Funded
Warren Alpert Foundation Multi


Amgen/Foundation Multi


American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Single


Annenberg Foundation Multi

Hold
AstraZeneca Multi


Bayer & Foundation Multi


Bioventus & Foundation Multi


Boehringer Ingelheim & Foundation Multi


Bridgestone Americas, Inc./Trust Fund Single


BrightFocus Single


W. L. Lyons Brown Foundation Single

Funded
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Multi


Cardinal Multi


Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Multi


Chance for Life Foundation Single


Cigna Corporation & Foundation Multi

Chancellor
Coca-Cola Consolidated Single

Chancellor
Commercial Appeal (Gannett) Single

Chancellor
CPM Holdings Multi


CVS Health/Foundation Multi


Dana Foundation Multi


Delta Dental of Arkansas Single


The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation Single


Doris Duke Foundation Multi


Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Single


Flintco Single


Ford Motor Company Single


Foundation Fighting Blindness Single


Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts Single


Ford Foundation Multi


Parker B. Francis Foundation Multi


Fresenius Kabi Single

Vendor
Gates Foundation Multi

Funded
Genentech/Foundation Multi


William T. Grant Foundation Single


Greenwell Foundation Multi


Hearst Foundations Single

Funded
Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation Single


International Retinal Research Foundation Single


Intuitive Foundation Multi


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Multi


KaVo Kerr Multi


W. M. Keck Foundation Single

Chancellor
Knights Templar Eye Foundation Single


Charles Koch Foundation Multi


Kresge Foundation Single

Chancellor
Kroger Multi


Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust Single


Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation Single

Funded
Mastercard Multi


James S. McDonnell Foundation Single


McKesson Foundation Multi


Medtronic & Foundation Multi

Funded
Merck & Foundation Multi


Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Single


Nike Multi


Oracle Multi


Owen Locke Foundation Single

Funded
Owens Medical Research Foundation Multi

Pending
Oxnard Foundation Single

Funded
Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr. Foundation Single


Pew Charitable Trusts Multi


Pfizer Multi


Procter & Gamble Multi


Progeria Single

Pending
Regeneron Multi


Research to Prevent Blindness Multi


Rockefeller Foundation Single


David Rockefeller Fund Single


RRF Foundation for Aging Single


Henry Schein, Inc./Foundation Single

Hold
Siemens & Foundation Single


Gertrude E. Skelly Charitable Foundation Multi


John Templeton Foundation Multi


Thermo Fisher Scientific Multi


John and Mary Tu Foundation Single


United Health Group Single

Chancellor
U.S. Biologics Single


Veru

Hold
Walgreens Multi


WalMart Multi


Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation

Hold
WITH Foundation Single


Zeiss Multi


 Updated 3/5/2024