Academic Grants & Sponsored Program Services

Helping faculty, administrators, and staff to obtain external funding.

The Office of Academic Grants and Sponsored Program Services at Daemen College, a unit within the Office of Academic Affairs, advances academic initiatives, faculty research, institutional initiatives, and community partnerships by helping faculty, staff, and administrators obtain external sources of funding.

Danielle Woodman Kehoe, MS, CRA

Danielle Woodman Kehoe, MS, CRAExecutive Director
Office of Academic Grants & Sponsored Program Services
(716) 480-5119
dwoodman@daemen.edu

Services include:

  • conducting searches of prospective funding sources
  • distributing requests for proposals to faculty and administrators
  • obtaining guidelines from foundations/agencies
  • arranging introductions to program officers 
  • assisting with letters of inquiry
  • assisting with proposal narratives and budgets
  • assisting faculty and staff with Fulbright applications
  • providing supporting forms and documents
  • routing proposals for internal review
  • transmitting proposals
  • assisting with non-financial post-award reporting

Susan Marchione, EdD

Susan M. Marchione, EdDDirector of New Program Development &
Strategic Initiatives for Academic Affairs
(716) 839-8447
smarchione@daemen.edu

As grant proposals are often developed to support the launch of new programs and initiatives, Susan serves in a complementary and collaborative role with Academic Grants & Sponsored Program Services, working with divisional deans, chairs, and faculty of the College on new program development.

For information related to post-award fiscal administration, contact:

Colleen Reddington Brennan, MS

Grants Administration Manager
(716) 839-8354
cbrennan@daemen.edu

Daemen students who are interested in financial aid scholarships and grants, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid.

The Academic Grants Office is here to help

The mission of the Office is to facilitate the procurement of external support by assisting faculty, staff, and administrators with identification of private and government funding sources and with development of grant and contract proposals; by documenting and promoting the achievements of those who procure grants; and by facilitating acknowledgement of external support.

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