What types of
projects can be funded by grants?
The Grants Office works with established University priorities.If you have articulated an idea for a project, the Grants Office can help find funding sources for it.We can consult with you and help you through all aspects of the application and award process.
Do I have to have a funding source in mind?
If you do have any ideas about possible funding sources for your work or project, please share them with the Grants Office.We may be able to find out more information that could be helpful to you.We are more than happy to show you how to research the funding databases available to the Montevallo community or, if time allows, to do research for you.
Is there a general range of funds or size of grants?
Grants come in all amounts. The nature of your project and the amount of the budget will determine what we would be looking for in terms of the size of a grant. In addition, if we find a few sources that may give smaller grants, they can potentially be combined to support your project if the cost is more.
I need to contact the Grants Office when preparing to submit a grant
The Grants Office keeps records of all contacts with funders, and should be the central clearing house for all proposals, so we appreciate hearing from you whenever you are considering submitting a proposal. All proposals need to the follow the UM Grants Protocol process.
What are the customary grant funding sources?
There are many different funding agencies including: