APPLY FOR FUNDING
San Diego State faculty and staff are invited to apply for PLF funding annually.
Requests for funding are assessed for their potential to enhance education, support cutting-edge research and provide service to the community.
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We welcome applications from all faculty and staff. Applications for projects that need seed money to support innovation, rather than those that need another resource for operational dollars, are preferred.
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What is the due date for applications?
Frequently Asked Questions
Applications must be received by April 26, 2013; funding decisions will be made shortly after these deadlines.Is there a maximum amount I can ask for?
Yes. Investments will normally be capped at $10,000.
When will I find out if my application has received funding?
The timeframe varies depending upon access to the president, the need for additional information to complete an application and other miscellaneous factors. It may be as soon as a few weeks, but it may also be longer.
Where do I send my completed application?
Via interoffice mail to the PLF office (mail code 4400) or hand-deliver to the president's office
. Whom do I contact if I have questions regarding the application?
Questions may be directed to Jessica Hopkins at email@example.com or 619-594-8530.
Who is involved in deciding which applications are funded?
President Hirshman reviews each application and may seek additional information from applicants, deans or other campus community members.
The application asks for a C-account number, but I do not have one. Do I need a C-account to apply for funding?
You may apply for funding and then obtain a C-account upon approval if your application is approved.
How soon after my application is approved will I receive funding?
Although this timeframe varies, The President's Leadership Fund is usually able to transfer the funds to the approved C-account within a couple of weeks.