Grants and Contracts


The Brenau University Office of External Relations Contracts and Grants Program promotes
research and scholarly activities for faculty and administrative staff by helping them locate,
secure, and manage external grant funding. Assistance is provided spanning the entire grant
cycle, from conceptual development and planning through submission, implementation,
administration, and reporting of funded projects.


Support provided includes


Pre-Submission Assistance

  • Program development brainstorming
  • Funding strategy development
  • Identification of funding opportunities
  • Liaise with funding program officers to qualify projects
  • Submission timeline development
  • Grant proposal review and editing
  • Grant budget development and editing
  • Helping secure necessary internal approvals for grant submission

Proposal Writing Assistance

  • Help conceptually frame the proposal
  • Help align the proposal to foundation criteria
  • Grant submission

Post Award

  • Award administration
  • Ensure compliance with University and funding agency policies
  • Arrange and coordinate foundation site visits to Brenau
  • Seek funder feedback
  • Assess resubmission feasibility




Brenau Authorization form for External Grant Applications (PDF)


Links to Grant Databases website search tips
Grants 101


Philanthropy News Digest

Philanthropy News Digest website
Foundation Maps


Links to Grant Writing Resources



Stefan Schulze
Grant Writer
Office of External Relations
500 Washington St. S.E.
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
Phone: 770-534-6233
FAX: 770-538-4300

General inquiries:, +1-770-534-6299 or +1-800-252-5119 | Admissions:, +1-770-534-6100 or +1-800-252-5119 ext. 6100