Grants and Contracts


The Brenau University Office of University Advancement 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



Links to Grant Databases

Links to Grant Writing Resources


Stefan Schulze

Stefan Schulze
Grant Writer
Phone: +1-770-534-6233
FAX: +1-770-538-4300

Office of University Advancement
500 Washington St. S.E.
Gainesville, Georgia 30501