Grant Seeking at UIS

How the Office of Advancement can help with grant seeking

The Office of Advancement can help identify, cultivate, coordinate, and steward faculty and staff relationships with companies and private foundations, helping to secure external support for the institution and its highest priorities.

In foundation relations, our office serves as a liaison between foundation officers and UIS leadership, faculty members and program directors. We assist with private grant seeking, develop proposals, coordinate communications, and help maintain and advance the relationship beyond the grant period.

Once you know what project you would like to have funded, staff members Katie Champion Williams and Kate McKenzie will work with you to write proposals, create budgets, and deliver proposals where needed, online, in person, or through the mail.

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