Research and Sponsored Programs


 Our Mission: To promote learning through encouraging and assisting faculty and staff in their pursuit of external funding for research, scholarship, service and creative endeavors.
Mission & Services


"Make no mistake--the best written proposal will not win money for a weak idea. But it is also true that many good ideas are not funded because the proposal is poorly written."

Steiner, 1988

Graduate Enrollment Management Plan

Learn more about the Graduate Enrollment Management Planning process.

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Find Funding

Access Grantforward and other grant searching tools, funding alerts, Faculty Research Grants and more.

Proposal Development

Pre-Award, Post-Award, Budget Development and Contracts.

Training and Events

Current training opportunities, events, and workshops to improve your success with grant and contract development.


Forms for processing your funding request.


View the different policies associated with grant funding and contracts.


Make RASP your first contact for project funding.

Mission & Services

Learn more about the Research and Sponsored Programs Department at Mankato State and our Mission.