Grants Office

Responsibilities


  • Research and collect information about government and private sources of funding, including application guidelines and/or requests for proposals.
  • Develop and maintain a database of grant proposal submissions and awards to provide a wide variety of informational reports.
  • Work closely with the Finance Office (and other appropriate offices) to coordinate internal grant proposal approval activities and to ensure standardized grant administration activities for funded programs.
  • Coordinate (in cooperation with the Finance Department) activities with internal and external funding sources, University faculty/staff, and administration to promote grant initiatives and to ensure that projects are consistent with the University's mission and priorities.
  • Develop and maintain a website containing important grant information, required forms, and processes for University faculty and staff.
  • Collaborate with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other units as appropriate to ensure compliance with University policies.
  • Organize and/or develop information and training programs to enhance the campus community's grant seeking skills.
  • Develop and maintain a grant resource library for faculty and staff use.
  • Work with University departments and personnel to foster grant interests and ideas, and promote faculty/staff involvement with grant activities and proposal development.