Office of College Grants

The Office of College Grants is now hiring for the position of  Grants Manager. Click here for more information.


Franklin & Marshall’s Office of College Grants (OCG) directs and guides faculty, students, and staff through external and internal grant funding opportunities to ensure F&M’s position on the leading edge of liberal arts education. Intellectually curious and creative by nature, our staff members endeavor to assist faculty with all stages of grant ideation, concept development, and the pursuit of funding from a wide variety of internal and external sources.

The OCG also oversees research administration and compliance systems and provides staffing support to the Committee on Grants (COG)

To effectively serve grant and fellowship seekers and other creative minds, the OCG houses staff from multiple divisions in one location: Buchanan House (Building 6) near Shadek-Fackenthal Library between Goethean Hall and the Winter Visual Arts Center. A listing of staff areas of expertise is available here


Faculty Funding and other Resources 

The Office of College Grants is committed to furthering the scholarly research and creativity of F&M's faculty through Internal, External, Fellowship and Leave funding opportunities. 

Internal Funding Resources for Faculty

Information regarding internal funding sources, application process, and guidelines.


External Funding Resources for Faculty

Information regarding F&M's external grant proposal process including Grant Proposal Preparation and Submission FAQs, Elements of a Grant Proposal,  & Proposal Budget Development.   


Faculty Fellowship & Leave Funding Information

Information regarding opportunities for faculty to obtain fellowship and leave funding. 


Student Research Funding &  Resources
(Internal & External)

Research Funding Opportunities for Students

The Committee on Grants (COG) fund provides students with supplemental funding for creative research projects in arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.


Additional Funding Opportunities for Students

Information on additional internal and external funding opportunities for students


Human Subject & Animal Study Guidelines

Information regarding guidelines and research ethics involving human subjects or animals, Institutional Review Board (IRB), and Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC).


See OCG Staff Areas of Expertise below. For a link to the staff directory page hosted by Franklin & Marshall College, click here.

Molly Dellinger                        717-358-4517
Grants Management Coordinator

  • Grant budgets & proposal submission
  • Subawards
  • Grant management (bridge to post-award)

Kathy Hertzler                   717-358-3982
Adminstrative Assistant for College Grants

  • Committee on Grants administrator
  • Office of College Grants Resource Fund (OCGRF) administration
  • Summer Research Scholar and Marshall Fellow coordinator

Andrea Sherman                   717-358-4220
Senior Accounting Analyst

  • Faculty liaison to Business Office
  • Grants Portfolio Manager

Gretchen Meyers      717-358-4367                                                                                           Executive Director of the Office of College Grants and Associate Professor of Classics