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Story 5/17/2017

Faculty Focus

A regular recap of the achievements and published works of the faculty and professional staff at Franklin & Marshall College.

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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

Our team supports the scholarly and creative pursuits of faculty, students, and staff as well as the strategic priorities of the institution across the funding lifecycle. This includes:

  • Collegial advice on seeking funding 
  • Facilitating grant-related internal and external collaborations 
  • Interpreting funder guidelines for proposals 
  • Conceptualizing and helping prepare grant and fellowship proposals 
  • Providing grant-related data and institutional information 
  • Assisting budget development/management 
  • Supporting award set-up and close-out 
  • Functioning as a liaison to administrative departments
  • Staffing IRB, IACUC, and COG committees
  • Administering internal research funds
  • Assisting with renewals/resubmissions
  • Resourcing senior staff

To effectively serve grant and fellowship seekers, the Office of College Grants houses staff from multiple divisions in one location. 

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)

Andrea Sherman (717-358-4220)
· 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

November 29
event 11/29/2017

Work/Life Balance Wednesday: Freezer Meals and Slow Cookers...

Faculty Center

Burning the candle at both ends?  Not enough hours in the day?  Insert any one of the dozens of...

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December 06
event 12/6/2017

Post-Sabbatical Research Talk

Faculty Center

Post-Sabbatical Research Talks feature presentations by faculty members returning from sabbaticals...

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December 07
event 12/7/2017

Canvas Drop-In Support

Faculty Center

Getting a jump on your grading?  Stop by the Faculty Center for this  Canvas Drop-in Support...

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