The Arthur Bernardes Foundation (FUNARBE) is a private non-profit organization established in 1979 as a supporting organization for the teaching, extension and mainly research activities of the Federal University of Viçosa (Viçosa, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil). FUNARBE serves primarily the Federal University of Viçosa, but also assists other public and private institutions promoting partnerships and contributing for research and technology advancement in Brazil.
The FUNARBE manages public and private resources for projects, consulting, consultancy, services, courses and events. Provides guidance for the use of resources, and provides legal counsel and accounting with agility, transparence and safety. It is broadly recognized as one of the top University Supporting Foundations in Brazil.
FUNARBE vision of the future:
To be a standing reference in obtaining and managing resources to support academic, scientific and technological activities.
To support the academic, scientific and technological development through resource prospecting, gathering and managing.
Dynamism, integrity, quality and respect
In one hand, the faculty, staff and students of the Federal University of Viçosa and other research institutions, and in the other hand a myriad of public and private granting agencies from Brazil and overseas.