CSU-ERFA Foundation

Grants Award Program

Applications for grants cycle 2015-2016 are available May 22, 2015

Applications are due December 18, 2015

CSU-ERFA is making available grants from up to $5000 to members in good standing (a membership application may be made concurrently with a grant application) to support research and creative projects that are in accordance with the following goals:

  • Scholarly research on issues important to the retiree as a continuing member of an academic discipline or community.
  • Research and scholarly projects that contribute to the quality of life of the retirees in the the CSU system.
  • Research pertaining to the retirement concerns of faculty within the California State University System.
  • Research and creative projects that contribute to a given academic discipline.

Awards will be announced in February, 2016

We encourage all interested ERFA members to apply

Links to the complete guidelines for the Grant Awards Program and the application form are provided below. Funds for the CSU-ERFA grants are provided by the CSU-ERFA Charitable Foundation. CSU-ERFA makes a contribution of $50 to the Foundation in memory of each deceased member. Individual members and friends also may make contributions to the the CSU-ERFA Foundation to support the Grant Awards Program. (Contributions made by individual members and friends to the Foundation are tax deductible.)

Typically, one to four grant awards are made each year, and the grants range from a few hundred dollars to $1,000 in value. We expect that a total of $5,000 will be available for the 2012-13 grants program.

Please note that CSU-ERFA grant recipients are required to submit a brief year-end report describing the results of their projects.

Grant applications, guidelines, and "End of Year Report" forms can be downloaded from www.csuerfa.org, or call the main office at (818) 677-6522, Fax (818) 677-6511. You may also email the CSU-ERFA office for information comadre5@hotmail.com

We welcome tax-deductible contributions to the CSU-ERFA Foundation. You can now donate monthly. See www.csuerfa.org for more information. The CSU-ERFA Foundation is a 501c.3 Charitable Organization.