External Funding Summary

External grants and contracts awarded to faculty

External funding awards come from a variety of sources, including federal agencies, private foundations, industry and other higher education institutions—all contributing to Western Michigan University's reputation as a discovery-driven university.  For more information on these reports and their contents please review our Terms and Definitions and Facilities and Administrative Costs (F&A) info-graphic.

July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021
2020-21 Quarter 1, 2020-21 Quarter 2, FY21 Report

External grants per college Submissions ($) Submissions (#) Awards ($) Awards (#) Expenditures
Arts and Sciences $21,245,694 90 $5,765,100 59 $5,311,125
Aviation $385,438 1 $112,497 1 $102,161
Education and Human Development $44,884,677 27 $5,090,783 18 $5,684,028
Engineering and Applied Sciences $28,553,069 92 $12,786,662 44 $5,091,608
Fine Arts $60,401 2 $1,500 1 $1,500
Graduate College $0 0 $105,034 1 $292,737
Haworth College of Business $543,919 5 $504,618 4 $459,819
Health and Human Services  $13,400,945 50 $6,403,473 50 $5,102,962
Lee Honors College $0 0 $0 0 $0
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs $5,117,022 8 $1,445,916 9 $1,540,457
Vice President for Business and Finance $0 0 $1,937,367 2 $1,137,964
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion $57,000 1 $558,642 2 $753,618
Vice President for Research and Innovation $661,810 11 $1,881,809 11 $2,146,967
Vice President for Student Affairs $1,403 1 $1,403 1 $42,237
TOTAL $114,911,378 288 $36,594,804 203 $27,667,183

*Removed 2020 CARES Act funding from Federal Awards

July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020

 FY20 Report 

July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019

 2018-19 Quarter 12018-19 Quarter 22018-19 Quarter 32018-19 Fiscal Year End 

July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018

FY18 Year End Report
Value of External Funding Submissions, Awards and Expenditures 2017-18 year to date
Value of External Funding Submissions, Awards and Expenditures Five Year Summary
Number of External Funding Submissions and Awards Five Year Summary

Historic summaries

For a detailed listing and multiple years of external awards, visit WMU Grants and Contracts: