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Office of Foundation and Government Relations

New and Exciting Information!

Not sure how to use the new OFGR website? Check out our easy Q&A for faculty.

An inside look on how to approach that NIH grant.


Welcome to the office of foundation and government relations (OFGR)! We provide a range of services to build partnerships between Hampshire College and public and private organizations, supporting faculty research and institutional programs and initiatives.

The following are just a few ways we manage the grant-seeking and grants administration processes.

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Our Staff


Margie Hutter, director
Phone: 413.559.5703


Beth Lisi, assistant director
Phone: 413.559.6783


Brandee Simone, grants coordinator
Phone: 413.559.6039

In addition to OFGR, there are two other offices on campus that provide primary support for faculty grants, specifically sponsored research grants. They are the dean of faculty office and the business office.

Key contacts in these offices are:

Yaniris Fernandez, sponsored research officer (SRO)
Phone: 413.559.5781

Michael Ford, assistant controller
Phone: 413.559.5408


Contact Us

College Advancement
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
800.619.4267 (toll free)
Fax 413.559.6054

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