Finding Funding. Garrett Sanders Assistant Vice President for Research The Research Foundation of SUNY May 29, 2009. Finding Funding. Define Identify Qualify. A Persistent Journey…. Define Your Project: Conceptual. What are the project goals? What is the significance of the project?
Assistant Vice President for Research
The Research Foundation of SUNY
May 29, 2009
What are the project goals?
What is the significance of the project?
What is your motivation?
What do you want to accomplish?
How will you manage the project?
What will you need, besides money?
What challenges will you have?
Create a working definition of the project
3 – 4 sentences
This will serve as a guide in the next stages –
www.rfsuny.orgclick “Find Resources”
click “Sponsored Program Funding”
The New York State Library
The New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR)
The Foundation Center
Community of Science (COS)
INFOED’s Sponsored Program Information News (SPIN)
Illinois Research Information Service (IRIS)
Searchable Databases (fee-based):
Read the guidelines
What types of projects does this sponsor typically fund?
Speak with the sponsor and grantees
Who reviews proposals?
Consult with your campus sponsored programs/research administration office throughout the process
Serve as a grant reviewer
Attend professional conferences
Develop working relationships with sponsoring agencies
Which represents your project and its fit with each potential sponsor?