Grants Support Team

Grants, Fellowships & Research Funding

The CLA Grants Team provides support to CLA faculty seeking to obtain funding for research, scholarships, and creative activities. Grant consultants assist faculty in identifying prospective internal and external grant opportunities, develop proposals, and submit applications. 

Grants Consultants

Anna Brailovsky
Social Science Research Development Coordinator,, (612) 624-2745

Alexandra Brown
Grants Coordinator for Arts and Humanities,, 612-625-6570

Kathy Kipp-Huspeni
Grants Management Coordinator,, 612-626-9612


CLA's Grants Support Team is a service of CLA's Office of the Associate Dean for Faculty and Research. The team's goal is to help faculty develop effective, fundable grant proposals and to help Principal Investigators and Department Administrators navigate through the University grants submission process.

Search for Funding

  • Identify funding needs
  • Locate internal and external funding opportunities
  • Review grant application guidelines and evaluate sponsor criteria

Develop a Competitive Proposal

  • Create a detailed proposal work plan
  • Facilitate collaborative (multi-college, discipline, or institution) proposal development
  • Interpret agency requirements
  • Edit proposals
  • Develop a comprehensive budget

Submit Proposals

We offer faculty workshops in several areas: