Sponsored Research and Programs

Funding Opportunities

Preparing Proposals

Policies and Procedures


New York State and United University Professions Programs

Professional Development Individual Award Program (PDIAP)

2016 Applications Due September 30, 2016

The State of New York/United University Professions Professional Development & Quality of Worklife Committee’s Individual Development Awards Program is intended to assist eligible full-time and part-time employees in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit (08) in the development of their full professional potential in preparing for advancement. Up to a maximum of $1,000 per proposal may be awarded (average award is $200—$350).

To view the questions BEFORE going to SurveyMonkey and filling out the application: Download the Sample 2016 PDIAP Application (PDF file size 90KB). Note: this document requires Acrobat Reader, which is available as a free download.

To go directly to SurveyMonkey to complete application: www.surveymonkey.com/r/PG9V7KQ

NYS/UUP Campus Grants & Campus Grants on Technology

In the past, the State of New York and United University Professions mutually agree upon the following objectives for campus grants:

  • Encourage cooperative problem solving;
  • Strengthen professional development;
  • Enhance the quality of working life and the creative use and understanding of technology;
  • Foster safer working conditions, while expanding affirmative action programs;
  • Provide professional enrichment opportunities;
  • Increase communication.

Additional Joint Labor Management Programs

  • Grants for Employees with Disabilities
  • Special Project Funds
  • Wright Memorial Safety & Health Training Program
  • Enrollment Enhancement Program
  • Employment Counseling & Placement Program
  • Retraining Fellowship Program

For more information on Joint Labor Management programs, call (518) 564-2155. Online at: web.plattsburgh.edu/offices/admin/sponsoredresearch/

Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Affirmative Action/Diversity Leave Program

This program is intended to enhance employment opportunities for minority group members, women, employees with a disability, or Vietnam-era veterans in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit (08) by assisting them to prepare for permanent or continuing appointment within SUNY. In the past, these leaves were for one full semester and covered both salary replacement and project-related expenses.

Contact Information

For more information about sponsored research at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Michael Simpson, Director
Office: Beaumont 260
Phone: (518) 564-2155
Email: simpsome@plattsburgh.edu

SUNY Plattsburgh
Kehoe 815
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901