Sponsored Programs at Elon University promotes and facilitates research and scholarly activities for faculty and administrative staff by helping them locate and secure external funding. The office encourages the inclusion of students in grant projects. Sponsored Programs provides a central source of information on major governmental agencies, foundations and corporations that support research, and pedagogical and creative activities.
Sponsored Programs provides assistance, from conceptual development and planning of proposals through implementation and administration of funded projects. More specifically, it assists in identifying potential extramural funding sources, developing proposal narratives and budgets, completing standardized application forms, assuring compliance with applicable federal and state regulations, negotiating grant awards and contracts, and providing administrative assistance for funded projects.
If you have questions about grants or the information on this Web site, please contact Bonnie Bruno, Director of Sponsored Programs, at 278-6603 or Jenny Chapman, Grants Coordinator at 278-6614. The Sponsored Programs offices are located in Belk Pavilion, Offices 112 and 113. Our Campus Box is 2610.
Patrick Harman in the Department of Political Science and Policy Studies will travel to the United Kingdom next year to research how the British invest in community improvement projects compared to American renewal efforts.
Assistant Professor Amy L. Allocco, the university's distinguished emerging scholar in religious studies, will conduct ethnographic fieldwork to achieve a better understanding of Hindu practices in modern day India.
A team that includes Associate Professor Janet MacFall and Assistant Professor Ryan Kirk will use a $25,000 grant from the state Department of Commerce to help grow retail opportunities for farmers in two North Carolina counties.