Government, Foundation, and Corporate Relations

The Government, Foundation, and Corporate Relations Office at St. Olaf College is a resource for faculty and staff seeking funding from government agencies and private foundations.

Our mission is to assist individual faculty members, academic departments and programs, and the wider college community in the submission of successful proposals to external funding agencies. The awards received will enrich the learning and research activities of the college.

This office can contribute to the success of each proposal by ensuring:

  • Its compatibility with the mission of the college
  • Its intellectual coherence
  • The accuracy and inclusiveness of its budget
  • Its consistency with college policies
  • Its conformity with the guidelines of the funding agency

We’re here to help you with:

Recent Awards:

Biology professor earns NSF grant to enhance course-based research

St. Olaf College Professor of Biology Eric Cole will use a new grant from the National Science Foundation to enhance course-based research.

St. Olaf College Professor of Biology Eric Cole will use a new grant from the National Science Foundation to enhance course-based research.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benjamin earns NEH grant for research

Assistant Professor of Religion Mara Benjamin has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund the research for her current project, titled Selves in Relation: Parental Obligation, Power, and Care in Jewish Theological Perspective.

Assistant Professor of Religion Mara Benjamin has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund the research for her current project, titled Selves in Relation: Parental Obligation, Power, and Care in Jewish Theological Perspective.

New network will give St. Olaf researchers a ‘Big Data’ boost

 Professor of Statistics Julie Legler (second from right) and Director of Information Systems Craig Rice received a grant to fund the enhancements to the college’s cyber infrastructure.

Professor of Statistics Julie Legler (second from right) and Director of Information Systems Craig Rice received a grant to fund the enhancements to the college’s cyber infrastructure.

Science and Math Grants

In the News:

St. Olaf Receives $1 Million Science Education Grant

Students interested in becoming a science teacher will soon find a wealth of new resources at St. Olaf College.

Read full story here.