Services Offered

The Office of Sponsored Programs is committed to assisting those seeking external funding. Whether you are a seasoned proposal writer or a novice, the office provides a wide range of services that support the full spectrum of the grant proposal and award process at SUNY Empire State.

If you are considering writing a proposal and would like to take full advantage of the services available, please contact the Office of Sponsored Programs. Among the services faculty and staff can expect are:

Proposal Development includes assistance in:

  • the search for potential sponsors,
  • notifications of new sponsor initiatives,
  • the initial inquiry to sponsors,
  • the proposal formulation and development, and 
  • the budget development.

Intention to Submit If you intend to submit to an opportunity, please email Emily Behnke  with the following information:

  • PDF or link to the proposal opportunity/RFP,
  • A basic sketch or abstract of your program or project,
  • Estimated budget and any required cost share,
  • Timeline of the project,
  • Potential partners and/or subcontractors, and
  • Supervisor’s approval (copy them onto the email to OSP).

Proposal Submission includes:

  • review for institutional and sponsor compliance,
  • acquisition of all institutional signatures, and
  • submission of the proposal to the sponsor.

Award Management includes:

  • notifications of awards received,
  • account set up,
  • reminders to the project director of any sponsor requirements during the project period such as reports,
  • sponsor notifications or requests to the sponsor for any changes to the project during the project period, and
  • account closeout.

Other Services (upon request):