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Maxwell / Office of Development
  • Services

    The Office of Grant Development exists at the Maxwell School to help faculty, staff and graduate students achieve research and programmatic goals by:

    • Providing assistance in the identification of funding opportunities (one-off searches or one-on-one and group training in utilizing funding databases)
    • Offering a tailored, searchable database of requests for proposals (RFPs) and other funding announcements in areas of interest to the Maxwell School community
    • Preparation and submission of proposals (review & summarize funder guidelines, drafting of letters of inquiry, proposal structuring, editing)
    • Supporting an annual summer seed grant opportunity to support the development of a proposal
    • Workshops on grant seeking and grant writing targeted to specific disciplinary groups or funding mechanisms offered by request for departments and centers or institutes, individual faculty classes, and Maxwell student groups
    • Provision of grant writing reference materials
    • Arrangement of interdisciplinary planning meetings for large proposals
    • Facilitating contact and coordination with the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), Syracuse University Foundation Relations, and other universities for multi-institutional proposals