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Strategic Funding Opportunities

The Institute for Advanced Technology & Public Policy is non-partisan and self-supporting, guided by the highest principles of academic freedom to assure constructive engagement on cutting edge policy challenges facing California and the nation.  By working on the next big ideas to real-world problems, we aspire to be game-changers. We invite you to join us in this vision and invest in our efforts to develop solutions to the most critical issues facing society today.

Funding Needs

Project Support

Digital DemocracyDigital Democracy: A game-changing leap forward in government transparency and civic engagement


Connect Academy: Improving student learning and increasing parental involvement amongst Spanish-language students from disadvantaged communities


Marine Renewable Energy: Establishing California as the premier location for the development and deployment of offshore wave and wind energy technologies


Opperation Headstrong: Studying the use of neuorfeedback therapy to treat PTSD in veterans

Fellowship Support

As part of the Earn by Doing program, multidisciplinary teams of students are tasked with tackling advanced technology challenges at the cutting edge of current public policy development.

Operational Support

Unrestricted gifts support the annual operational needs of the Institute

Naming Opportunities

Naming opportunities are available to donors interested in supporting the Institute in perpetuity. These include naming the Institute, fellowships, awards and lectures.

Ways to Give

Give Online: You can pay online directly through the University’s secure web site by clicking here.

Check: If you are paying by check, please make the check payable to “The Cal Poly Foundation” and reference “IATPP” in the subject line. Please mail all checks to:

Cal Poly State University
Attn: Institute for Advanced Technology & Public Policy
1 Grand Avenue, 180-111
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

To learn more about opportunities to support the Institute, contact:

Christine Robertson
Associate Director
(805) 756-1694