Foundation and Corporate Relations

Welcome To Foundation & Corporate Relations

Welcome to Foundation & Corporate Relations. We seek major grants from national foundations and corporations in support of broad institutional programs and initiatives. We also work collaboratively with the Dean of the Faculty's Office to assist faculty seeking external grants to support their research.

The White House National Science and Technology Panel (NSTC) Research Business Models Subcommittee posted a  proposed format for submission of Final Research Performance Progress Reports in the Federal Register on March 11th. Comments are due by cob May 12, 2014.

The proposed format and the associated data dictionary is available on the NSF Website at:

Find Funding Opportunities   Mark Your Calendar

SPIN Database (Federal)

Duke U database

Fellowship opportunities

Grant opportunities

Proquest COS Funding Opps database



Deadlines for fellowships & major government programs

Proposal Toolkit   Amherst Procedures & Helpful Info

Grant-seeking toolkit

Developing your proposal

Timeline | Checklist

Budget worksheet

Advice from Outside

Grant routing sheet | Express routing sheet

Routing Sheet pdf

Library of funded proposals

Data Management Plan Wizard

NSF Data Management Plan requirements


Grant policies & procedures

Commonly used forms

Budget guidelines

RCR training

Institutional information

Key contacts for grant-seeking

Records management policy

Funded Projects & Research   Advice from Funders

Faculty grants

Institutional grants


NSF undergrad programs  McBride presentation (2012)

NSF teaching & learning opps (2010) presentation

Funding from Family Foundations presentation (2011)

Learn & Serve Presentation (2010)

ACLS Fellowships FAQ

NEH fellowships info (2009)