Grant Writing Support


The Center for Faculty Development, the Office of Research and the SJSU Research Foundation collaborate to offer a variety of programs and resources designed to assist them in honing their research interests, in finding collaborators and in crafting proposals.

Research Foundation Workshops

Throughout the year, the SJSU Research Foundation staff offers informational sessions on the key steps to developing a grant proposal (identifying prospective funders, developing a proposal narrative, developing a budget, responding to reviewers' comments, etc.)

University Grants Academy

The University Grants Academy (UGA) supports faculty members from across the campus to write an external grant proposal over the spring semester to fund their RSCA. The UGA is a developmental experience designed for faculty members new to external grant-writing; T/TT faculty members who have not yet received major external grants are eligible to apply.

Topic-Centered Working Groups

Throughout the year, small groups of faculty meet, over working lunches, to develop ideas for extramural funding for basic and applied research.