Getting Started

Interested in pursuing grants to support your work? The Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs is committed to providing the resources and expertise necessary for faculty and staff at Augsburg to be successful in research development, community engagement, and other high-impact educational practices. In order to help us better assist you, please contact our offices early in your project development process.

We can contribute to your success by identifying and cultivating potential funders with an interest in your project, assisting with proposal and budget development, editing, and securing internal approvals. It is important to contact our offices early in your project development process.

We’re here to help you with:

  • Locating and cultivating prospective funding sources (visit the Funding Opportunities tab to view current RFPs from a range of different agencies)
  • Providing proposal writing and editing resources
  • Program design assistance
  • Budget development
  • Compliance with university and funding agency policies
  • Grant submission
  • Post-award reporting

Grant Award Lifecycle Image - 5 stages of a proposal

Contact us!

Jay D. Tacke Peterson, Director of Grants & Sponsored Programs
petersj4@augsburg.edu
612-330-1592
Primary responsibility for all engagement with corporate, foundation, and state government sponsors
Lauren Causey, Ph.D., Manager of Sponsored Research
causey@augsburg.edu
612-330-1184
Primary responsibility for all engagement with National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Department of Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and all other federal sponsors
Carole Kampf, Accounting Manager
kampf@augsburg.edu
612-330-1260
Responsible for post-award and financial administration of sponsored activities, including assistance with budget monitoring and oversight of restricted funds