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, 2021 through June 30, 2022
2021-22 Quarter 2

July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021
2020-21 Quarter 12020-21 Quarter 2FY21 Report

External grants per collegeSubmissions ($)Submissions (#)Awards ($)Awards (#)Expenditures
Arts and Sciences$21,245,69490$5,765,10059$5,311,125
Education and Human Development$44,884,67727$5,090,78318$5,684,028
Engineering and Applied Sciences$28,553,06992$12,786,66244$5,091,608
Fine Arts$60,4012$1,5001$1,500
Graduate College$00$105,0341$292,737
Haworth College of Business$543,9195$504,6184$459,819
Health and Human Services $13,400,94550$6,403,47350$5,102,962
Lee Honors College$00$00$0
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs$5,117,0228$1,445,9169$1,540,457
Vice President for Business and Finance$00$1,937,3672$1,137,964
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion$57,0001$558,6422$753,618
Vice President for Research and Innovation$661,81011$1,881,80911$2,146,967
Vice President for Student Affairs$1,4031$1,4031$42,237

*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 32019-20 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: