External Funding Resources

Webster faculty and staff are a diverse, experienced, and exceptionally talented group involved in a broad range of projects, research, collaborations, and outreach activities: we have enormous potential to attract external funding. Take the first step toward a grant award today by contacting the Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations (CFGR) Team in the Office of Advancement. 


Webster's Grantseeking Process

All grant proposals submitted on behalf of Webster University must be reviewed by the grants office (CFGR), Finance, and Academic Affairs, prior to submission. 

The CFGR team offers experience, useful contacts, and context to guide you through the proposal process and increase the likelihood of your proposal's success with corporate, foundation, and government audiences. Here's how to get started:

  1. Contact your CFGR Liaison to discuss your funding interests
  2. Complete the Proposal Clearance Form
  3. Work with your CFGR Liaison to develop your project, identify potential funders and submit proposals

More about CFGR's Services

CFGR staff assist with:

  • Prospect research to find grant opportunities
  • Editing and writing support
  • Help securing institutional approval and letters of support
  • Assistance gathering institutional information and materials
  • Editing of interim and final reports for awarded grants

For projects that address the institutional priorities designated in the Strategic Plan, CFGR provides additional services:

  • Inter- and multi-disciplinary team identification and coordination
  • Proposal coordination and development
  • Editing and writing support for letters of inquiry and proposals
  • Planning and staffing for on- and off-campus site visits
  • And for funded grants, coordination and support of project evaluation and reporting activities

In addition, each year a limited number of high priority faculty grant proposals are eligible to receive focused writing and development support from federal grant consultants.