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Institutional Advancement


Institutional Advancement

The Grants Office and Corporate and Foundation Relations Office are responsible for assisting faculty and staff with seeking funding from external sources to support a wide variety of research projects, campus initiatives, student opportunities and assistance, and capital improvements. All projects require departmental leadership approval before a grant application or sponsorship request can be submitted. Services include:

  • Grant Seeking: grant search & identifying funding prospects, collaborations & partnerships, relationship building
  • Grant Application Submission: writing & editing, budget development, submission
  • Post-Award: award notice, publicity, reporting & stewardship

The Grants Office works with public agencies at the federal, state, and municipal levels. The Corporate and Foundation Relations Office maintains relationships with regional businesses, private foundations, and non-profit organizations. They both offer a number of other resources for faculty and staff.  Please contact the Associate Director of the Grants Office or the Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for more info on:

  • Annual Grant Writing Institute
  • Training and Outreach
  • AASCU Grants Resource Center
  • Philanthropy Massachusetts (formerly Associated Grant Makers)
  • The Foundation Center
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