Faculty Workshop on Foundation Funding

Friday, August 22 , 2008
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Auditorium

Maureen S. Martin
Senior Director, Foundation Relations
Office of University Development
Corporate & Foundation Relations

Slide Presentation

Click here to see the slide presentation shown at the workshop. (PDF)

Other Reference Documents

How to find information about foundations and grants:

  1. Foundation Center Online (FCOnline) – (baseline information)
    UM has five campus-wide licenses.
    UM access through UM Library Search Tools
    [authentication required]
  1. SAW
    SAW (Sponsored Awards on the Web) is a searchable web interface to the University's database of sponsored proposal and awards (eResearchPM). SAW contains financial and demographic information relative to awarded proposals submitted through ORSP (formerly DRDA) on a Proposal Approval Form since 1988.
  1. Individual Foundation Websites
  1. Find other resources at:
  1. Email Alert Groups / Research Listservs / UMMS Research News / Basic Science Seminar Calendar
    To make sure you receive announcements regarding funding (including limited submissions competitions), research news, and seminars / events, add yourself to the four communication vehicles noted here.

Resources for You to Call Upon

  1. Your department research administrator and your department major gift officer.
  1. Medical School Office of Research
    Chris Black  (ckblack@umich.edu)
    Kathryn Ridner  (kridner@umich.edu)
  1. Comprehensive Cancer Center
    DeJuan Woods  (dej@umich.edu)
  1. Office of University Development
    Corporate & Foundation Relations

    Maureen Martin  (martinms@umich.edu)
    Danielle Palincsar  (dpalincs@umich.edu)

Questions / Comments

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Kathryn Ridner at 734-763-4086 or (kridner@umich.edu).