The Office of Research Administration and Grant Development is here to assist your research needs by:

  • Announcing funding opportunities
  • Reviewing guidelines and discuss best approaches
  • Working with the PI and the Dean’s office on budgets and indirect costs
  • Being a liaison to foundations, program officers, and other outside agencies
  • Facilitating collaboration with other departments, colleges and CWRU central support offices.
  • Assisting with the development of research proposals (budget, editing, administrative forms, and compilation)
  • Providing guidance with post-award compliance and progress reports.
  • Conducting funding searches for special projects.

Click here to schedule an appointment to discuss your funding needs. If no appointments are available that fit your schedule, call Laura Altieri at 216-368-4659 to find an alternate time.


Introducing the Proposal Initiation Form

In an effort to provide comprehensive and timely support for proposal development and submission, the College is implementing a proactive research administration strategy using the Proposal Initiation Form. The purpose of this tool is to facilitate communication between the faculty member, department administrator, department chair, and the management center regarding...

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Limited Submission Opportunity for W.M. Keck Foundation Open Until October 15

CWRU is still seeking internal applications for the W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program limited submission opportunity. The W.M. Keck Foundation seeks to benefit humanity by funding fundamental, high risk research in medical research and science and engineering. The program places a special emphasis on out of the box ideas...

NSF Soliciting Projects to Increase the Public Value of Scientific Activity

The National Science Foundation recently announced the Science of Science: Discovery, Communication, and Impact (SoS:DCI) program under the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences. The SoS: DCI program is designed to increase the public value of scientific activity. The program pursues this goal by supporting basic research in three...

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Explore Residential Fellowship Opportunities

Are you seeking funded opportunities where you can spend a semester or year focused on your research or academic endeavors? The Office of Research and Grant Development has compiled residential fellowships from around the country for you to explore. Click here to explore the list or download the list as...


Apply for the DARPA Young Faculty Award

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA) program aims to identify and engage rising stars in junior faculty positions in academia and equivalent positions at non-profit research institutions and expose them to Department of Defense (DoD) and National Security challenges and needs. In particular, this YFA will provide high-impact...

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Are you considering a sabbatical during the 2020-2021 academic year?

Now is the time to seek funding for your sabbatical! The Office of Research and Grant Development is here to assist faculty in identifying and applying for funding opportunities to facilitate the success of creative endeavors and scholarship. Email us today to schedule a funding support consultation designed to identify...

In the Media

National Geographic: Yohannes Haile-Selassie, an adjunct professor at CWRU and curator at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, was part of a team that discovered a fossil from a 3.8-million-year-old early human ancestor in Ethiopia. Beverly Saylor, a professor in the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, led the effort to determine the skull’s age.

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The Conversation: Brian Clites, instructor in the Department of Religious Studies, wrote about the Pennsylvania grand jury report that shed light on sexual abuse in the Catholic church, and the report’s wider impact. 

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Science News: Steven Hauck, professor and chair of the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, weighed in on new research that suggests Mercury’s magnetic field is surrounded by a protective layer of iron sulfide.

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Michael Clune,  the Samuel B. and Virginia C. Knight Professor of Humanities, publishes piece titled “The Humanities’ Fear of Judgment.”

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