ORSP 2017 Individual Investigator/Collaborative Grants


The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs invites applications from individuals and collaborative groups for projects that are directed toward obtaining tangible results such as a journal article, book prospectus, seminar, colloquium, conference paper, public exhibition, community project or concert. Projects may include work across disciplinary boundaries, but are not required to do so.The submission deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, April 17, with no exceptions. An announcement of the funded proposals is expected in June, and the earliest anticipated start date for awards will be July 1. Submission Deadline: Monday, April 17th at 5:00 PM (no exceptions)

View the full Funding Opportunity Announcement and submission procedures.

Fall 2017 SF BUILD Mini Grant RFA Announcement

SF BUILD is exited to announce the release of the Fall 2017 Mini Grant RFA!  Applications due August 14th.


SFSU faculty whose research relates to health inequalities in communities in San Francisco are encouraged to apply for the Fall 2017 BUILD Mini-Grant. Proposals should involve SFSU students and encourage a sense of giving back to the communities. A UCSF faculty collaborator is required. Priority will be given to proposals that address issues of social justice and health inequalities that are relevant to SFSU students and their communities.


The RFA can be found HERE or on the following link:  (

Expanding Opportunity: Social Justice Funding in the Bay Area

Join Foundation Center West to learn how Bay Area social justice funders are working toward breaking down barriers for social mobility and creating opportunity for all in our local community. You’ll hear from funders who are providing support to ensure fair and equitable opportunities for participation in economic, social, and civic life.

Luis Arteaga, Senior Program Manager, Levi Strauss Foundation
Timothy P. Silard, President, Rosenberg Foundation
Alex Tom, Executive Director, Chinese Progressive Association, Common Counsel Foundation
Nancy Wiltsek, Executive Director, van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation


Michele Dilworth, Director, Foundation Center West

Venue: Foundation Center West
           312 Sutter Street
           San Francisco, CA 94108
Date and TimeThursday, February 23, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  PT 

Discussion of Predatory Journals and Conferences - Wed, Feb 08, 2017

Learn how to identify predatory journals and ways to find the best and legitimate research. This talk will distinguish between open access and unethical publishing. 

Presenter:        Dr. Peggy L. Chinn, Ph.D.
                          Professor Emerita, University of Connecticut
                          Current Editor, Advances in Nursing Science

Day and Date:  Wednesday, Feb 08, 2017
Time:                 2-3:30 PM PST
Venue:               Library 121 


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CSU Faculty Proposal Development Webinar - February 14, 2017

CSU Office of the Chancellor for Research will live webcast a webinar for Faculty Proposal Development on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 9 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. 

Presented by Research - Dr. Ganesh Raman
Guest Speaker - Dr. Richard Ziegfeld
Two CSU Faculty Panels: Federal Grants Awarded and Selection Committees Served


TOPICS include:  

Developing a Strategic Plan for Your Research
Proposal Process Best Practices
What Evaluators Want and Characteristics of Winning Proposals
CSU5 Campus Faculty Panels: Federal Grants Awarded and Selection Committees Served


No registration is needed. Join at this link: Webcast

The webinar will be hosted in ADM201. Please contact Jessica Mankus, if you have any questions or concerns.

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