Faculty Grants

The Development Office in Institutional Advancement works closely with the Provost’s Office to secure funding for Wagner College. Faculty and staff who are looking to submit a grant or proposal for external funding should follow the steps below:

Submit Intent to Seek External Funding for Wagner College – at least three weeks prior to the deadline

Determine funding source:

  • Government grants (e.g., NSF, NEA, NEH, Learn & Serve America)
  • Foundation/Corporate grants (e.g., Switzer Foundation/TD Bank Foundation)
  • Government appropriations (e.g., Health and Human Services, Education, and related agencies or elected officials)
  • Individual donors (e.g., Fox Fellows, Megerle Chairs)

The Assistant Provost for Research, Development, and Civic Engagement (Tav Hawkins) will serve as the faculty contact/coordinator.

The Development Office will serve as the staff contact/coordinator.

All signed forms will kept in a binder in the Development office.

The Development Office will add to the Grants Tracking Document for the Board of Trustees.


Faculty – contact Assistant Provost for Research, Development, and Civic Engagement for assistance.

Staff – contact The Office of Advancement for assistance.

Submit Final Approval Form– at least one week prior to the deadline

All signed forms will kept in a folder in the Office of Advancement

The grant recipient must e-mail the Department or Division Chair, Provost, VP for Institutional Advancement, Faculty and Staff contacts upon notification and send an original award letter to the Provost Office and Development Office to comply with the audit procedure.

The Office of Advancement will update the Grants Tracking Document.

Checks must be sent to the Director of Development – Reynolds House, with the account number where the deposit should be made.

The Development Office will work with the Division or  Department Chair to create a new account if necessary, and to give Grantee access to the funds.

The Project Director is responsible for adhering to the reporting schedule.

Send copies of non-governmental funding reports to the Provost Office and the Development Office.

For more information please contact:

Taviare Hawkins, Assistant Provost – Provost Office – taviare.hawkins@wagner.edu / 4047
Patrick Mooney, Director of College Relations – Advancement Office – patrick.mooney@wagner.edu / 4529