Guidelines, Forms, and Links

All grant applications and other requests for funding with Western Connecticut State University affiliated as an organizational applicant must be processed through the Office of Sponsored Research and Administrative Services for initial pre-approval as well as final authorization for submission. The following forms are required to initiate and submit grant requests to external funding sources.

Required forms:

Recommended Tool

The program planning model, or logic model, is a valuable tool for grant development. It facilitates effective program planning and implementation. Use of the Program Planning Model is highly recommended. Below is a link to a program planning model developed by Nonprofit Works and Evaluation Enterprise and provided with their permission.

CSU-AAUP Research Grants

As stipulated in Sections 9.10  and 12.10.1 of the document "Collective Bargaining Agreement between Connecticut State University, American Association of University Professors and Board of Trustees for Connecticut State University System, August 25, 2007 - August 25, 2011," funding is made available each year to provide grants of up to $5,000 to support research projects conducted by full-time CSU faculty members. Joint projects or collaborations are eligible for up to $5,000 per CSU faculty member.  Eligible faculty members must submit an application for a grant in compliance with the above-referenced CBA and the application guidelines. To be considered for funding, five copies of the application must be submitted to the Office of Sponsored Research Administrative Services in Warner Hall Room 321A before the submission deadline. The submission deadline is 5 PM on the last Friday in January.

The 2016-17 CSU-AAUP Research Grant competition is now over.  Below is a link to the 2016-17 guidelines and application to help prepare for next year's competition. 

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