CPGE Grant-writing support

  • Purpose: To support faculty in developing and drafting their grant-funded project proposals. 
  • Eligibility: 
    • CPGE has a pool of funds to pay for grant-writing support through Your Writing Helper. 
    • Awards are made on a first come first serve basis until funds are exhausted, with preference given to those applying for external grants. 
    • All tenured/ tenure-track faculty and full-time lecturers (including .8s) in CPGE are eligible for these RSCA supports.
    • Note that we must confirm grant-writer availability as early as possible, and the services below will be provided given sufficient time/availability. If projects arise late, some of these services may be unavailable.
    • For support in finding potential funders and proposal development, go to SJSU’s Research Development team lead by Julia Gaudinski
  • Services Provided: Grant-writing support includes the following services:
    • Organize, edit, and provide guidance on proposals, which includes Analyze calls for proposal and sponsor materials; Build compliance plans and timelines to ensure the development of appropriate content; Strategize with the Principal Investigator (PI) on the most competitive approach to respond to a sponsor’s call; Build templates to support proposal development, when requested; Coordinate with proposal writers to help facilitate draft production (as needed); Iteratively edit proposal for clarity, concision, formatting, and grammatical correctness; Provide intermittent content to supplement proposer’s draft; Confirm compliance and competitiveness, and; Perform final quality checks
    • Provide individual coaching on the development/writing of technical proposals.
  • Support Amount: Faculty can request up to 20 hours of grant-writing support per semester.
  • Application Form: forms.gle/Kk6xHsxDFoEyzzHZ9