Hiram College

Here is what Development can do to help:

  • Circulates grant announcements to faculty
  • Facilitates introductions and conversations with funders
  • Assists in developing or expanding proposal ideas
  • Identifying potential funding sources
  • Obtain and interpret guidelines
  • Assists in developing a budget
  • Assists in completing forms
  • Review and edit proposal and provide feedback
  • Draft the President’s or Dean’s cover letters and get appropriate signatures
  • Coordinate proposal negotiations
  • Submit electronic proposals (NSF-Fastlane, Grants.gov)
  • Assist with Letters of Inquiry or Intent
  • Assist in completing cover pages, certifications, assurances, or other documents required for submission
  • Provide historical background and demographic and research information as needed
  • Copy, collate and mail all proposals
  • Facilitate on-time delivery of proposals and reports to funding sources
  • Provide reminders when narrative and/or financial reports are due


Jenna Cariglio-Dorris, Director of Institutional Grants & Senior Writer

Bancroft House