The Division of Resource Development and Public Affairs at the Weizmann Institute of Science oversees external-facing relations and communications involving the local and international public, affiliated fundraising committees and representatives worldwide, donors, and visitors. The division includes the following three departments:

  • The Department of Resource Development supports the fundraising committees and donors of the Weizmann Institute of science throughout the world, by providing proposals, scientific reports, and other communication vehicles, in order to secure the resources needed to pursue world-changing research and science education at the Weizmann Institute.

  • The Department of Media Relations includes the office of the spokesperson, produces all publicity for local and international media including press releases and publications, and manages all other external-facing communications needs vis a vis the public.

  • The Department of Hospitality and Conferences organizes VIP visits, scientific conferences, and visits by the public to the campus of the Weizmann Institute. The department’s focal point is the Levinson Visitors Center in the David Lopatie Conference Centre.

  • The division also encompasses an Events Unit, which manages events on campus for donors, the International and Executive Boards, faculty and students, alumni and more.