The Office of Corporate, Foundation, and Sponsored Research Support (the grants team) works with faculty and staff to develop successful funding relationships with foundations, corporations, and government agencies. We offer comprehensive services from project idea to close out for projects funded by external organizations. The team also facilitates business sponsorships. We look forward to hearing your ideas.

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Business and community partners

Thank you for your interest in Lawrence! Business sponsorships are an excellent opportunity to invest in the leaders of tomorrow while advancing your company’s goals and brand recognition. Join other local sponsors in partnering on campus events, athletics, concerts, internships, research, equipment and supplies, capital projects, student food pantry, and community service. We welcome your ideas! Please connect with Anna Beno if you are interested.

Faculty and staff grant seekers  

The mission of the CFSR team is to transform great ideas into funded projects that advance teaching, learning, research, artistry, athletics, and service. We invite you to connect with us early in your planning process. You can find more information on the process on the grant seekers website.

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    Anna Beno (She/her(s))

    Associate Director of Corporate, Foundation and Sponsored Research Support

    In my role with CFSR, I partner with faculty and staff to develop research or project ideas and connect them to local and national grant funders. This encompasses the entire grants cycle, from finding funders to editing proposals, submitting grants, and administering funded grant projects.

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