Latest Grant News

Story 9/15/2016

Searching the Clouds for Climate Warning Signals

For years, a Franklin & Marshall College biologist and her students have traveled to the jungled mountains of Central America to sling ropes over the branches of tall trees, fasten harnesses, and...

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Information for Faculty and Students

Internal Funding Resources for Faculty

Look here for ideas and assistance regarding internal funding sources for faculty.

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External Funding Resources for Faculty

Look here for ideas and assistance regarding faculty grant submissions to external funding agencies

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Funding Opportunities for Students

Look here if you are a student interested in funding sources for research.

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About the Office of College Grants

The Office of College Grants (OCG) exists to support the scholarly and creative pursuits of faculty, students, and staff and the strategic priorities of the institution.

The OCG provides the following pre-award services:

  • Interpreting guidelines for grant proposals
  • Conceptualizing and preparing grant and fellowship proposals
  • Assisting with budget development
  • Providing support for IRB, IACUC, and COG committees
  • Functioning as a liaison to administrative departments
  • Facilitating grant-related internal and external collaborations
  • Collegial advice on seeking all types of funding
  • Administering internal research funds


Core Values

 Staff members in the Office of College Grants, a collaboration between College Advancement and the Office of the Provost, are committed to the following set of operating principles:

  • Working hand-in-hand with grant and fellowship seekers to leverage internal funding sources and secure external funding to ensure F&M’s position on the leading edge of liberal arts education
  • Relying on core, shared values of education, quality, integrity, service, collegiality, responsibility, and accountability to expand grant-seeking capacity campuswide
  • Providing the College community with the services and resources required to seek and secure funding for scholarly, creative, service-related, curricular, and other efforts related to student success, scholarship, and F&M's overarching mission
  • Adhering to and advancing relevant best practices among national liberal arts colleges

Staff Areas of Expertise

Amy Cuhel-Schuckers (717-358-4697)
· Faculty grant & fellowship developmentGrant budgets & proposal submission
· Proposal conceptualization
· Proposal editing and targeted feedback
· Compliance resourcing

Molly Dellinger (717-358-4517)
· Grant budgets & proposal submission
· Subawards
· Grant management (bridge to post-award)
· Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Coordinator

Janeen Maxwell (717-358-5918)
· Institutional grant proposals
· Institutional grant reports
· Collaborative proposal development

Kathy Hertzler (717-358-3982)
· Faculty Research/Prof. Dev. Fund (FR/PDF)
· Committee on Grants (COG)
· Office of College Grants Resource Fund (OCGRF)

Tiffany Forte (717-358-4414)
· Faculty liaison to Business Office
· Portfolio Manager: Granted Funds

Ryan Sauder (717-358-4271)
· Office of College Grants leadership
· Institutional grant proposals & reports
· Advancement liaison

Corporate and Foundation Grants 

Advancing the Educational Mission

Corporate and foundation grants are one of the most effective means of supporting education, research and scholarship so that F&M can continue to enhance the academic programming that distinguishes the College at the leading edge of liberal arts education. 

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PA Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program

Pennsylvania's well-established Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Programoffers businesses an incredible opportunity to direct a portion of their state tax dollars to educational improvement organizations such as Franklin & Marshall, which use the funds to support innovative educational programs that directly benefit students in...

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Upcoming Events

October 25
event 10/25/2016

Conversations with...The Business Office

Faculty Center

Join us for this lunchtime conversation with Lindsey Long, Director of Budgets and Financial...

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October 26
event 10/26/2016

Writing Circle Informational Luncheon

Faculty Center

The Faculty Center is pleased to announce that our annual Writing Circle Information Luncheon will...

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October 27
event 10/27/2016

Faculty Fellow - Project Discussion

Life Sciences & Philosophy Druker Humanities Com

How can we leverage F&M’s culture of high-quality scholarship to improve inclusivity?  Research...

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