Paul Spengler, Ph.D.

Grant Writing and Research


With his extensive experience in grant writing and grant research, Dr. Paul A. Spengler is committed to helping clients identify the optimal prospects for their grant searching efforts, and to working with them to craft competitive grant proposals. He has worked successfully for many years with general units of state and local government, non-profit human service agencies, religious organizations, hospitals, colleges and universities to secure grants. His grant writing efforts to date have brought in more than $50 million in federal, state and local public grants as well as national, regional, and local private foundation grants. Dr. Spengler has extensive experience in teaching classes in grant writing and grantsmanship and has served as a consultant to numerous organizations seeking to enhance their grant writing professionalism.

Dr. Spengler has also served as a grant consultant with numerous other institutions, including the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Heart of the City (Buffalo), Cancer Information Services (Buffalo), Erie County Department of Social Services, Adirondack Community College, Genesee Community College, Bryant and Stratton Business Institute, the Education Development Center (Newton, MA), and Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church (Geneva).

Dr. Spengler is committed to community service and has served on numerous boards, including: the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, the Friends of the Night People, the National Council on Resource Development, the Erie County Legislative Commission on Homelessness, the East Aurora Union Free School District Long Range Planning and Finance Committee, the Erie County Preventive Services Coalition, the Erie County Coalition Against Family Violence, the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County planning and allocations committees, and the New York State Division for Youth Job Development Program Advisory Board. He is currently a member of his homeowners’ association board.

Dr. Spengler holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Buffalo State College, a Ph.D. from the University of Delaware, and a Certificate in Grantsmanship from the Grantsmanship Center (Los Angeles).

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