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Corporate & Foundation Relations

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Faculty members cannot sign gift or grant agreements on behalf of the University of Washington or the UW Foundation.

Agreements with the UW

Grant and contract documents requiring UW signatures

Only the Office of Sponsored Programs can sign grant and contract agreements with the UW.

Gift documents requiring UW signatures

Only authorized unit signers (usually the dean or department chairs) can sign gift agreements with the UW.

Donor Relations obtains signatures for UW endowment agreements and current-use gift agreements using University Advancement standard templates.

Agreements with the UW Foundation

Gift, grant and contract documents requiring UW Foundation signatures

Route all corporate, foundation and other organization documents requiring signature by the UW Foundation through Michelle Barnett.

Please do not take documents directly to authorized signers or ask other executive staff to sign documents.