Foundation, Government & Faculty Grants

The Department of Foundation, Government, and Faculty Grants develops and strengthens partnerships that are beneficial to the advancement of Gettysburg College. The office seeks outside grant funding to support a variety of college initiatives including scholarships, faculty research, building or conservation, equipment, and other programs that are consistent with the College’s priorities.

View the Grants Guidebook


Foundation, Government and Faculty Grants

Laura Runyan
Laura Runyan
Director of Foundation, Government and Faculty Grants
(717) 337-6505
lrunyan@gettysburg.edu

  • Department leadership
  • Institutional grant proposals
  • Foundation prospect contact and visits
  • Faculty research proposal support (conceptualization, editing, targeted feedback)
  • Stewardship

Katie Weigle
Katie Weigle
Grants and Restricted Funds Manager
(717) 337-6481
kweigle@gettysburg.edu

  • Budget development
  • Subawards
  • Post-award grants management/accounting
  • Federal grants compliance

Vikki Slaybaugh
Vikki Slaybaugh
Administrative Assistant Foundation, Government and Faculty Grants
(717) 337-6524
bslaybau@gettysburg.edu

  • Grant records management
  • Proof reading
  • Office administration

Heidi Gillis
Heidi Gillis ’97
Part-Time Grant Writer
hgillis@gettysburg.edu

  • Institutional proposals less than $50k
  • Prospect research