Corporate and Foundation Relations

Corporations and foundations play an integral role in transforming lives at the University of Northern Iowa. These partnerships provide valuable philanthropic support for academic endeavors and field-based programs that connect our students and faculty to the community and the world.

To learn how your corporation or foundation can invest in students at the University of Northern Iowa, please contact Hillery Oberle.

For Corporations

For Foundations

For Faculty and Staff

The University of Northern Iowa offers a diverse range of opportunities for your organization to meet its philanthropic and workforce needs, and enhance the success of our students.


The UNI Corporate and Foundation Relations staff helps coordinate support from private philanthropic foundations.


The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is your gateway for assistance in identifying funding opportunities, grants and sponsored project support.


John Deere

Thank you Aegon/Transamerica!

Aegon/Transamerica began supporting University of Northern Iowa students in 1984. The company has financially contributed annually ever since, donating over $1.3 million to the university over the past 28 years.  The company has contributed to UNI’s Early Childhood Center, the Iowa Math Coalition, the Real Estate Program, and scholarships and international opportunities for students in the College of Business Administration. READ MORE