FY2023 EHHD Grant Activity Summary

 

College of Education, Health and Human Development FY2023 Expenditures

(Expenditure numbers provided by MSU Office of Sponsored Programs)

Academic Unit Expenditures
College of EHHD (as a separate unit)  
Department of Education  
Department of Counseling  
Department of Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology
Department of Human Development & Community Health

TOTAL FULL COLLEGE

$6,243,737

 

 
FY2024 EHHD Grant Submissions by Unit Principal Investigators/Project Directors
Academic Unit Submitted $
Department of Education  * $19,097,994
Department of Counseling * $1,991,083
Department of Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology * $6,596,187
Department of Human Development & Community Health * $2,972,729
* excluding partnerships where another department's faculty leads the grant  
College of Education, Health & Human Development ** $1,030,259
Department of Education ** $23,940,349
Department of Counseling ** $1,859,093
Department of Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology ** $6,643,383
Department of Human Development & Community Health ** $2,972,729
 **including partnerships where another department's faculty or another institution leads the grant  

 

 

 

 
FY2024 EHHD Grant Awards by Unit Principal Investigators/Project Directors**
Academic Unit $ Awarded *
College of Education, Health & Human Development  
Department of Education $5,595,490
Department of Counseling

$32,000

Department of Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology

$1,920,900

Department of Human Development & Community Health

$404,749

*whole awards, not only FY2023 expenditures; DOES NOT include funds awarded to faculty through another department. 

 
FY2024 EHHD Grant Awards by Unit Principal Investigators/Project Directors**
Academic Unit
$ Awarded **
College of Education, Health & Human Development
$1,030,259
Department of Education
$2,953,749
Department of Counseling
$96,000
Department of Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology
$1,920,900
Department of Human Development & Community Health
$404,749

**whole awards, not only FY2023 expenditures; DOES include funds awarded to faculty through another department. 

 
FY2024 EHHD Grant Success Rate
Academic Unit
Percentage Success
Department of Education **
63%
Department of Counseling **
33%
Department of Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology **
50%
Department of Human Development & Community Health **
50%

**proposals submitted in FY2024, including partnerships.

 

FY2024 Submitted Grants that Remain Pending**

Academic Unit

$ Still Pending

Department of Education **
$7,372,885
Department of Counseling **
$1,284,402
Department of Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology **
$2,225,073
Department of Human Development & Community Health **
$1,043,054
**whole awards, not only FY2023 expenditures; DOES include funds awarded to faculty through another department.

 

 

Current Grants 

Including funds awarded to PIs through another department and submitted in a prior FY

College of EHHD (as a separate Unit) - Currently Funded Projects

Principal Investigator & Partners Funding Agency Grant Title Start/End Dates &
Total Award
Bird, Elizabeth with Mr. Robbie Magnan (PD), Fort Peck Tribes Fish & Game Director and Michael Everts, MSU School of Architecture Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Trail Stewardship program Pté Bahá Ocą́gu [Nakona - Buffalo Hills] Wamákha?kaŋ?kaŋ [Dakota - All that move on the land] (Buffalo Connections Trail) 6/1/23 - 10/15/25
$75,000
Bird, Elizabeth with Mr. Robbie Magnan (PD), Fort Peck Tribes Fish & Game Director, Suzi Taylor, MSU SMRC and Michael Everts, MSU School of Architecture National Fish &
Wildlife Foundation

Fort Peck Buffalo Program (MT) – Northern Plains Bison Range Conservation Improvements via Improved Fencing, Technician Skill & Enhanced Forage Quality; Community Access via an Attractive Walking Trail; and Workforce & Economic Development via Public Education Programming and Tourist Access

2/1/24 - 1/31/28
$1,030,259
Collins, Julian US Dept of Education MSU-Bozeman TRIO Student Support Services 9/1/20 - 8/31/24
$632,120
Myer, Joshua US Dept of Education MSU-Bozeman McNair Student Support Services 10/1/23 - 9/30/28
$485,549
Swinford, Steven US Dept of Ed via OCHE Gear Up 7/1/23 - 9/25/24
$65,000

 

 

COLLEGE of EHHD UNIT TOTAL CURRENT GRANT FUNDING

$2,287,928

 

 

Department of Education - Currently Funded Projects

Principal Investigator & Partners
Funding Agency
Grant Title
Start/End Dates &
Total Award
Chipps, Jeanette
MSU-Equipment Fee Allocation
Science Math Hardware: 15 TI 84 or TI 83  Resource graphing calculators Center Software: Vernier Graphical analysis
8/1/24 - 5/31/25
$1600
Davis, Lauren
NIH/CAIRHE (MSU)
A Trauma-Informed Intervention for Positive Youth Development and Teacher Wellness in Rural Montana
$445,000
9/1/21 - 8/31/24
 
 
 
 
Downey, Jayne; with Jenny Luebeck, Math
Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
Resolving the Rural Teacher Shortage in Montana 2023 (ASPIRE) Renewal
1/1/24 -
6/30/26
$2,500,000
Downey, Jane and Kelley Edwards
USDA-NIFA Rural Health & Safety Education
Cultivating Youth Mental Health in Rural and Reservation Communities
9/1/23 - 8/31/26
$240,444
Downey, Jayne; Kelley Edwards
Bozeman Deaconess Health
Bozeman Health YAM (Youth Aware of Mental Health)
9/1/21 - 8/31/24
$60,000
Downey, Jayne
USDA-NIFA Rural Health & Safety Education
Rural Resiliency: Expanding Access to Youth Aware of Mental Health
9/1/21 - 8/30/24
$346,967
Downey, Jayne
Helena Public Schools
Youth Aware of Mental Health Program in Helena
9//1/19 - 6/30/24
$82,023
Downey, Jayne with Tena Versland, Sara Schmitt Wilson,
MSU VPRED/Research Expansion Funds Awards
Building Capacity, Collaboration, and Innovation in Rural Education Research and Practice  
6/30/2024
$97,294
Downey, Jayne
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Youth Aware of Mental Health
10/1/20 - 8/31/23
$26,000
Downey, Jayne with Kelley Edwards
DPHHS
MSU Expanding MT YAM Training, Delivery, and Impact 2023
7/1/23 - 6/30/24
$100,000
Downey, Jayne with Seifert, Tricia
U.S. Department of Education Teacher Quality Partnership
Addressing Rural Recruitment and Retention in Montana
9/30/2024
$2,283,216
Elfreich, Alycia
MSU-Equipment Fee Allocation
Multi-media Multicultural Teacher Professional  Development
8/1/24 - 5/31/25
$3,680
Elfreich, Alycia and Leslie Rogers
MSU - Scholarship & Creativity
Exploring Inclusive Practices: Relationship Building and Asset Exploration in Rural K-12 Schools and an Institute of Higher Education
5/15/24 - 6/30/25
$8,248
Hancock, Hailey
Humanities Montana
National History Day Montana
9/1/23 - 10/29/24
$17,808
Hughes, Bryce
Royal Society for Chemistry
Identifying Factors that Push LGBT+ Scientists out of STEM across the US and UK
7/1/23 - 12/30/24
$108,799
Hughes, Bryce
NSF/CAREER
Exploring the Participation of LGBTQ Undergraduates in STEM
2/1/2021 - 1/31/2026
$695,122
Hughes, Bryce with PI.Craig Wollard (Civil Engineering)
Kern Family Foundation
Accelerating Development an Entrepreneurial Mindset Ecosystem Using Faculty Development and Outcomes Based Research
1/14/2023
$598,000
Luo, Fenqjen
MSU-Scholarship & Creativity
Multi-media Multicultural Teacher Professional  Development
5/15/2024 - 6/30/2025
$12,885
Luo, Fenqjen [with Suzi Taylor/SMRC,  Paul Gannon (Chemical and Biological Engineering); Jiong Qiu (Physics)]
NSF-EHR - Division Of Undergraduate Education (DUE); Noyce
Building Capacity to Develop STEM Teacher Leaders in Montana Rural and American Indian Schools
4/1/24 - 10/31/23
$74,725
Luo, Fenqjen [with Suzi Taylor/SMRC,  Paul Gannon (Chemical and Biological Engineering); Jiong Qiu (Physics)]
NSF-EHR - Division Of Undergraduate Education (DUE); Noyce
Rural and American Indian School Educators as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Leaders
6/1/2024 - 5/31/2029
$2,997,472
Luo, Fenqjen
American Mathematical Society
Montana Math Circle Summer Camp
3/15/23 - 10/15/24
$6,000
 
 
 
 
Lux, Nick with PI Paul Gannon (CBE) and Rebekah Hammack,  and Sweeney Windchief
NSF/RET
Culturally-Responsive Energy Engineering Education in Rural/Reservation Elementary Schools
5/31/2024
$600,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rinio, Deborah
Institute Of Museum And Library Services
Indigenous Perspectives in School Librarianship
8/1/2020 - 7/31/2024
$574,910
Ruff, William with PI Julie Ruff (Nursing)
Gianforte Foundation
Healing through Education, Art and Resilency Teaching (HEART) III
3/1/23 - 2/28/24
$30,000
 
 
 
 
Ruff, Bill with PI Julie Ruff (Nursing)
Arthur M Blank Family Foundation--AMB West Community Fund
Healing through Education, Art and Resiliency Teaching (HEART) Phase III
12/1/23 - 12/31/24
$20,000
Seifert, Tricia
NSF
Digital Game for College Success: Prototype to Commercialization 
2/1/24 - 5/31/25
$101,008
Seifert, Tricia
MT Office of Public Instruction
Tribal Colleges' Enrollment During COVID
3/7/22 - 2/28/25
$227,956
Seifert, Tricia
Montana Rural Education Association
Addressing Rural Recruitment & Retention in  Montana  - cash match (see Downey & Seifert)
3/1/2021 - 9/30/2024
$100,000
Seifert, Tricia with Nick Lux and Paul Gannon (CBE)
OPI Extended/Expanded Learning Opportunity
Language Games for English Gains
1/1/24 - 12/31/24
$24,999
Stanton, Christine with Elizabeth Bird, Jill Ramaker, PI Roxann Smith (Fort Peck Cmty College) & Alexei Desmarais (Ecology Project Int'l)
National Endowment for Humanities Landmark Curriculum Project via Fort Peck Community College
Buffalo Nations: History and Revitalization of the American Bison
10/1/22 - 9/30/24
$190,000 ($20,538 to MSU)
 
 
 
 
Taylor, Suzanne with Yves Idzerda (Physics PI)
Air Force Research Lab
Applied Quantum CORE (Workforce Development)
9/1/23 - 8/31/26
$1,875,959
Taylor, Suzi with Nicholas Lux, Jeannie Chips
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFSR)
Virtual Geospatial Skills Camp for Rural Montana Youth
9/1/23 - 8/31/24
$84,658
Taylor, Suzi and partners
NASA Science Action Award
Aerokats and Rovers Education Network
3/1/2021 - 2/28/2026
$135,000
Taylor, Suzanne with Nika Stoop (MSU_CFE) & Nicole Motzer (MSU_ORD)
NSF via Rutgers University
Implementation and Evaluation of the ARIS Broader Impacts Toolkit
3/20/23 - 9/30/24
$25,011
Taylor Suzi with PI Robert Walker (Chemistry)
NSF/EPSCoR
IMERSS/SMARTFireS Education/Workforce
8/1/23 - 7/31/28
$733,700
 
 
 
 
Windchief, Sweeney with PI Mayra Del Carmen (Psychology), with Desiree Taylor (Education)
MSU/ORD Research Collaborative Grants
All Shades, All Spaces: Building a Bridge to Outdoor Recreation for Underserved Students at MSU
7/1/24 - 6/30/25
$74,662
Windchief, Sweeney
Sloan Foundation (via Purdue)
Sloan Indigenous Grant Partnership: A Force for Change
6/30/2024
$53,248
Windchief, Sweeney with PI Craig Ogilvie (Grad School), MSU President Waded Cruzado and Paul Gannon (CBE)
National Science Foundation
LSAMP BD: Montana State University All Nations Alliance
7/1/23 - 6/30/25
$1,075,000
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TOTAL CURRENT GRANTS
$16,756,394

 

Formerly combined as Department of Health & Human Development:

Department of Counseling - Currently Funded Projects

Principal Investigator & Partners
Funding Agency
Grant Title
Start/End Dates &
Total Award
Bartkowiak, Anna with PI Laura Stanley (Computer Science)
MSU/ORD Research Collaborative Grants
Collaborative Research Initiative: Innovating Counselor Training using Mixed Reality Simulation 
7/1/24 - 6/30/25
$64,000
Franklin, Katey with Rebecca Koltz
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation 
Big Sky School Community: an Exploratory Needs Assessment
1/1/23 - 5/31/24
$110,000
 
 
 
 
Koltz, Rebecca
MSU - Equipment Fee Allocation
Human Development Clinic Renovation
8/1/24 - 5/31/25
$32,000
Koltz, Rebecca; Downey, Jayne
US Dept of Education with Montana OPI (prime) and UM
Rural Mental Health Preparation/Practice Pathway: An Innovative Partnership to Prepare Rural School-Based Mental Health Services Providers
9/30/2024
$2,347,934 (total grant)
Koltz, Rebecca with Jayne Downey, Katey Franklin
US Dept of Education
Rural Mental Health Preparation Practice Pathway Partnership (RMHP4): Expanding a Model to Prepare Rural School-Based Mental Health Service Providers
4/1/23 - 12/31/27
$4,168,528
DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING TOTAL CURRENT GRANTS
$6,722,462


Department of Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology - Currently Funded Projects

Principal Investigator & Partners Funding Agency Grant Title Start/End Dates &
Total Award
Becker, James International Biathlon Union Effects of Rifle Carriage on Skiing Physiology and Biomechanics 6/1/24 - 5/31/25
$9,460
Becker, James MSU-Equipment Fee Allocation Theia markerless motion capture system items Software: Theia3D markerless tracking software 8/1/24 - 5/31/25
$60,867
 Becker, James with PI Scott Monfort (MIE)  NIH (R03) Establishing Cognitive-Motor Function as a Missing Therapeutic Target after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 11/30/2023
$278,781
Ebel, Roland with PI Zach Miller (MSU-WARC) Montana Department of Agriculture  Increasing profitability of organic vegetable farms through improved integrated weed management 10/1/2022 - 9/30/2025
$335,330
       
Ebel, Roland USDA/WSARE Enhancing the Sustainability of Small Farms in Montana through Postharvest Management of Berry Crops, with Emphasis on Haskaps 9/1/24 - 8/31/25
$75,000
Kuo, Wan-Yuan with Laura Black, College of Business MSU - CSTES Research Incubator Participatory systems mapping to explore pathways toward Indigenous food sovereignty with Senegalese smallholder farmers 4/5/13 - 5/5/25
$14,997
Kuo, Wan-Yuan MSU Outreach & Engagement Recipes for Resilience – Developing healthy recipes using Native crops and pantry items to support Tribal producers and food bank users in Indian country 7/1/24 - 6/30/25
$7,994
Kuo, Wan-Yuan Montana Department of Agriculture RFBC contract –product development and testing to support Montana businesses (meat and poultry)  1/1/24 - 5/25/27
$72,687
Kuo, Wan-Yuan MSU Research Expansion Funds Engineering lentil patties architecture by applying material science   5/15/2024 - 4/30/2025
49,989
Kuo, Wan-Yuan MSU- Equipment Fee Allocation Analytical Lab and Extrusion Unit improvements 8/1/24 - 5/31/25
$62,931
Kuo, Wan-Yuan Montana Dept of Ag 2023 Montana RFSI contract - product development and testing to support Montana businesses (non-meat/poultry)  1/1/24 - 5/25/27
$210,647
Kuo, Wan-Yuan with Chidimma Ifeh American Heritage Chocolate Bean to bar to bin - connecting the life stories of cocoa with farmers' market consumers to promote cocoa shell upcycling. 2/27/24 - 2/26/25
$17,000
Kuo, Wan-Yuan with Jenny Grossenbacher and Barb Watson (Pollution Prevention Program) US EPA Montana Pollution Prevention Program: Technical Assistance for the Food & Beverage Manufacturing Industry and Environmental Justice Through Integration of Traditional Ecological Knowledge With Existing P2 Framework to Advance TEK in Federal Decision Making 10/01/22 - 9/30/25
$349,977
Kuo, Wan-Yuan with PI Jenny Grossenbacher and Barb Watson (Pollution Prevention Program) US EPA Montana Pollution Prevention Program 10/01/22 -09/30/24
$799,967
Kuo, Wan-Yuan USDA/WSARE Indigenous Food-Science-Ways: Integrating Indigenous knowledge with food scince, research & education to support value-added Native foods 7/1/2021 - 6/30/2024
$349,898
Kuo, Wan-Yuan USDA Higher Education Challenge via NC State FIRST in PD Teaching: Food Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology in Product Development Teaching 9/1/21 - 7/31/24
$75,000
Kuo, Wan-Yuan with Mary Miles Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research Fermentation to Unlock the Bio- and Techno-functional potential of underutilized indigenous plants 8/1/21 - 12/31/24
$449,697
Kuo, Wan-Yuan Montana Dept of Ag / SCBG Establishing the industry and market for Montana's high-value fractionated pulse ingredients via food product innovation 9/30/21 - 9/29/24
$229,375
Kuo, Wan-Yuan with Sophia Seffrood Montana Dept of Ag / SCBG Expanding value-added product innovation capacity and offering extrusion training for specialty crop stakeholders 9/30/23 - 9/29/26
$373,637
Kuo, Wan-Yuan MSU- Faculty Excellence Grant Strategic planning and business coaching to improve research cost effectiveness, real-life impact, and long-term operational sustainability 1/1/24 - 6/30/24
$5,000
Miles, Mary Cotton Incorporated Investigating the potential anti-inflammatory benefits of a cotton seed oil-rich diet 1/1/24 - 12/31/24
$99,912
Miles, Mary  Cotton Incorporated Investigating the potential anti-inflammatory benefits of a cotton seed oil-rich diet 1/1/2022 - 12/31/23
$207,048
Miles, Mary USDA/AFRI & Pulse Association Therapeutic Impacts of Dietary Pulses on Serum Bile Acids 2/1/2021 - 1/31/25
$294,000
Miles, Mary, with Wan-Yuan Kuo USDA-ARS Pulse Crop Health Initiative  Gut microbiota dependent and independent impacts of dietary pulses on pre- and postprandial metabolism and inflammation in overweight/obese humans   9/15/2019 - 12/31/2025
$481,060
Miles, Mary Organic Advisory and Education Council (OAEC) Impact of Beef on Metabolites and Inflammation 5/1/22 - 4/30/24
$10,000
Miles, Mary; with Zach Miller (Western Ag Rsch Ctr); Brian Bothner (Chem/Biochem); Seth Walk (Microbiology); Carl Yeoman (Animal & Range Science) USDA NIFA AFRI PARTNERSHIP: Elucidating Gut Microbiota-dependent Health Impacts of Haskap Berries to Inform Agricultural Production Practices that will Maximize Bioactive Potential  6/1/24 - 5/31/29
$800,000
Ramaker, Jill USDA/NRCS via Piikani Lodge Health Institute Growing the Impossible: Climate Smart Commodities in Tribal Homelands 12/1/2023 - 11/28/2028
$244,800
Ramaker, Jill USDA/FSA via Piikani Lodge Health Institute The New Golden Triangle: A Bold Vision to Advance the Tribal Agriculture Economy in the Upper Great Plains 1/1/2024 - 12/31/2028
$578,000
Ramaker, Jill with Roland Ebel USDA via NHS Tribal College Calling People Back to the Land - Intergenerational Knowledge Network & Curriculum for Indigenous Food Sovereignty 6/1/23 -5/31/28
$2,174,281
       
Routh, Brianna MT DPHHS Families First and Kinship Evaluation 07/01/23 - 06/30/24
$89,714
Routh, Brianna with Dawn Tarabochia USDA- NIFA via Missoula CFAC GusNIP Produce Prescription Program 9/15/22-9/14/25
$82,500
       
Stagg, Jay USDA via MT-OPI Foraging the 406 7/1/24 - 6/30/26
$331,608
Stagg, Jay USDA via OPI Farm to School Formula Subgrant 2/15/23 - 11/30/26
$190,399
Stenberg, Molly MT No Kid Hungry - Share our Strength MSMC Culinary Workshop 5/18/23 - 11/30/24
$11,000
       
Stenberg, Molly with Dawn Tarabochia MT OPI MT Team Nutrition for School Nutrition and Farm to School Support 10/1/23 - 9/30/25
$150,000
       
Tomayko, Emily with PI Alex Adams (CAIRHE) Cancer Control Research in Persistent Poverty Areas NIH/NCI through U. Utah Delivery of Turtle Island Tales to Promote Family Wellness
(Part of "HOPE and CAIRHE 2gether (HC2)")
5/1/23 - 4/30/28
$1,280,643
Zhang, Wenhao USDA - HEC via U.TN Development of the Certificate of Food Security Program, Modeling Food4Vols, a Food Upcycling Program on the College Campus 10/1/23 - 9/30/26
$200,395

DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SYSTEMS, NUTRITION & KINESIOLOGY

TOTAL CURRENT GRANTS


$11,002,355

 

 

Department of Human Development & Community Health -
Currently Funded Projects

Principal Investigator & Partners Funding Agency Grant Title Start/End Dates &
Total Award
 Bird, Elizabeth with Lux, Christine Montana Community Foundation  A Head Start Buffalo People Curriculum 12/31/2024
$11,000
       
Boylan, Taylor MT DPHHS MT Milestones - Part C 9/30/2024
$121,900
Boylan, Taylor MT DPHHS Early Care and Education Career Development 9/30/2024
$1,017,642
       
Brennan, Alison USDA via University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Updating and Revising USDA Farm Service Agency Farm & Ranch Stress Training 2/13/23 - 9/29/24
$9,813
Decker, Kalli MSU Faculty Excellence Grant Benefits of a Museum-Based Early Learning Program for Children and Families  7/1/24 - 6/30/25
$4,950
Grocke, Michelle with Alison Brennan USDA via WSU Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program 8/31/2024
$1,162,061
       
Koltz, Dan MT DPHHS Montana Caregiving Respite Retreat Program 7/1/21 - 6/30/26
$278,571
Koltz, Dan with Brianna Routh MT DPHHS Montana Kinship Navigator Program 10/1/23 - 9/30/24
$200,000
Lee, Ji Hyun Alzheimers Association Social Network, Loneliness, and Cognitive Decline in Diverse Older Adults 9/01/22- 8/31/25
$119,999
Lux, Christine DPHHS via UM Montana Home Visiting Model Report 2/1/24 - 12/31/24
$64,787
Lux, Christine (with Chris Kearns, Marianne Brough and Deidre Hodgson, Offices of Student Success and Student Engagement) U.S. Dept of Education Montana State University CCAMPIS 10/1/2022 - 9/30/2026
$1,465,032
       
Rink, Elizabeth with PI Molly Secorturner (Nursing) UM Baltimore Global Learning for Health Equity Network
(RWJ Fdn)
Global Learning for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Equity 5/1/23 - 11/4/24
$48,894
Rink, Elizabeth NIH “We are here now” - a multi-level, multi-component sexual and reproductive health intervention for American Indian youth 11/30/2024
$3,282,942
Rink, Beth with Malory Peterson NSF/Arctic Social Science Fertility and reproductive health decisions in response to climate change and adaptation in Greenland 9/1/23 - 7/31/24
$58,000
Rink, Beth with PI Molly Secorturner (nursing) BridgerCare Teen Pregnancy Prevention Montana Youth Wellness Initiative 7/1/23 - 6/30/25
$86,272
       
Schure, Mark USDA/NIFA/CYFAR Children, Youth, and Families at Risk: Social, Emotional, and Physical Wellness (Evaluation) 9/30/2024
$1,120,000
       
Schure, Mark with Suzanne Held MSU/CAIRHE (NIH) Daasachchuchik (‘Strong Heart’): Engaging Apsáalooke community voices for mental health support 9/01/23 - 8/31/24
$70,140
Simonds, Vanessa with PI Mari Eggers (Microbio & Immunology) (NIH) University of New Mexico  Investigating elevated rates of thyroid dysfunction and autoimmunity in relation to PFAS and metals exposures – a response to Crow Reservation community concerns  2/1/24 - 3/31/25
$72,077
Simonds, Vanessa with PI Mari Eggers (Microbio & Immunology) & Sweeney Windchief Howard Hughes Medical Institute  IMPACT STEM Transfer: Inclusive And Meaningful Partnerships for Cultivating Transformation in STEM Transfer 11/01/22 -08/31/28 
$470,666
Simonds, Vanessa with PI Mari Eggers (Microbio & Immunology) USDA/AFRI New Beginnings Returning to Our Good Camp 9/1/21 - 12/31/24
$499,998
Simonds, Vanessa with PI Mari Eggers (Microbio & Immunology) USDA/NIFA Supplement Tribal College STEM Faculty Summer Institute 10/1/22 - 8/31/25
$623,425
 Simonds, Vanessa NSF-AISL Guardians of the Living Water: Advancing Informal STEM Learning in a Tribal Community 9/1/2020 - 3/25/2025
$999,417
Simonds, Vanessa NIH/NIGMS MW CTR_IN Cmty Engaged Rsch Pilot Grant Strengthening Healthy Relationships among Apsáalooke Youth 7/1/22 - 6/30/24
$113,817
Simonds, Vanessa (with Mari Eggers, Microbiology) NSF via U-MASS Center for Braiding Indigenous Knowledges and Science: Guardians of the Living Water Case Study  9/15/23 - 8/31/28
$250,208
Simonds, Vanessa with PI Diane Bimczok (Microbiology) NIH Post-Bac Research Education Program PREP MT: Providing a Research Education Pathway for Minority and Tribal Students in Montana 1/5/24 - 4/30/29
$1,990,655
       
       

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY HEALTH

TOTAL CURRENT GRANTS


$14,220,066

 

TOTAL CURRENTLY AWARDED GRANTS ALL FIVE UNITS OF COLLEGE OF EHHD                                                                                                                  $50,989,205

 

 

Pending Grants

Including proposals submitted by PIs in another department and submitted in a prior Fiscal Year:

College of EHHD (as a separate Unit) - Pending Grants

Principal Investigator & Partners Funding Agency Grant Title Start/End Dates &
Total Award
Collins, Julian US Dept of Education 2025 TRIO-Student Support Services 9/1/25 - 8/31/30
$1,361,820
Collins, Julian with Office of Disability Services US Dept of Education 2025 TRIO - Disabilities Student Support Services 9/1/25 - 8/31/30
$1,361,820
Collins, Julian US Dept of Education 2025 TRIO - STEM Student Support Services 9/1/25 - 8/31/30
$1,361,820
COLLEGE OF EHHD (SEPARATE UNIT) TOTAL PENDING GRANTS $4,085,460


Department of Education - Pending Grants

Principal Investigator & Partners Funding Agency Grant Title Start/End Dates &
Total Award
Downey, Jayne with Kelley Edwards IES Education Research and Development Center Program via Johns Hopkins Research Unit for Rural Advanced Learning in Suicide Prevention and Family Empowerment (RURALSAFE) 9/1/24 - 8/30/29
$1,461,418
Downey, Jayne with Kelley Edwards MT DPHHS Training YAM Instructors for Montana 2024 7/1/24 - 6/30/25
$99,259
Elfreich, Alycia with PI Jennifer Brown (Chem/Bio Engineering) and Shannon Willoughby (Physics) NSF Investigating Impacts and Outcomes of a Mindfulness-Based Mentorship Program for STEM Graduate Students 11/1/24 - 10/31/27
$469,474
Hancock, Hailey Library of Congress Indian Education for All and the Library of Congress: Uplifting Montana’s Constitutional Commitments 10/1/2024 – 9/30/2025
$100,000
       
       
       
       
       
Lux, Nicholas with PI Brittany Fasy (Computer Science) NSF - S-STEM From Student to Teacher: Encouraging Educational Roles for Computer Science Graduate Students 9/1/24 - 8/31/30
$2,000,000
Stanton, Christine with Tricia Seifert ECMC Foundation Enhancing Rural Educational Sovereignty: Co-Developing a Community-Centered Educator Preparation Partnership between a Tribal College/University (TCU) and a Predominantly White Institution (PWI) 11/1/24 - 10/31/27
$449,827
Taylor, Suzanne with Jeanette Chipps Air Force Office of Scientific Research Geospatial Skills Camps for Rural Montana Communities 9/1/24 - 9/30/27
$450,000
Taylor, Suzanne with Jeanette Chipps in collaboration with Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance NSF - Discovery Research PreK-12 Scientific Sensemaking about Place-Based Phenomena:  Mobilizing Rural Elementary Teacher Learning 11/1/24 - 10/31/28
$699,426
 Taylor, Suzanne with PI Dean Adams (CAA) Air Force Research Lab Applied Quantum CORE - Education and Workforce Development 1/1/25 - 12/31/27
$1,900,000
Wilson, Sarah Schmitt Spencer via Utah State U. Innovative Education Practices toward Rural Equity 8/1/24 - 7/31/27
$35,700
Windchief, Sweeney with PI Sarah Morris (Mechanical & Industrial Engineering) NSF Engineering Perspectives and Indigenizing Curriculum (EPIC)  8/1/224 - 7/31/27
$398,219
       
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TOTAL PENDING GRANTS $11,488,706


Department of Counseling - Pending Grants

Principal Investigator & Partners Funding Agency Grant Title Start/End Dates &
Total Award
       
       
Koltz, Rebecca with Jayne Downey (PI Kirsten Murray-University of Montana) US Dept of Education Rural School Mental Health Prepare In Place (RSMHP2): Reaching High Needs Montana  7/1/24 - 6/30/29
$1,284,402
       
DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING TOTAL PENDING GRANTS     $1,284,402


Department of Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology - Pending Grants

Principal Investigator & Partners Funding Agency Grant Title Start/End Dates &
Total Award
Grossenbacher, Jennifer with Barb Watson US EPA - Pollution Prevention Closing the Loop: Innovations in Pollution Prevention for the Food and Beverage Manufacturing Industry 10/1/24 - 9/30/26
$699,792
Grossenbacher, Jennifer with Barb Watson and Wan-Yuan Kuo US EPA - Pollution Prevention Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Bridging Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Pollution Prevention for Sustainable Solutions 10/1/24 - 9/30/26
$349,727
       
       
       
Kuo, Wan-Yuan with Sophia Seffrood USDA/NIFA Research Facilities Act Program Extrusion Facility Renovations To Advance Underutilized Crops In Mountain States 10/1/24 - 9/30/27
$119,847
Kuo, Wan-Yuan with Sophia Seffrood Western SARE Research and Education Decoding consumers' preference for sustainable value-added foods - Artificial intelligence to model sensory and sustainability perceptions of pulse crops 5/18/25 - 5/17/28
$350,000
       
       

Routh, Brianna
MT DPHHS Families First  Evaluation 2024-25 7/1/24 - 6/30/25
$104,950
Routh, Brianna USDA/AFRI Home Food Preservation Outreach 4/1/25 - 3/31/30
$1,000,000
Stenberg, Molly with Jay Stagg, Wenhao Zhang USDA/FNS via MT-OPI 2024 USDA Team Nutrition Training Grants for Meal Pattern Modernization and Retention and Mentorship Opportunities 9/15/24 - 9/30/27
$800,000
Stenberg, Molly Novo Nordisk via Northeast WA Educational Service District  School Food Service Peer Mentoring Expansion in Montana  9/1/24 - 12/31/25
$157,913

       
       
       
       
Tomayko, Emily Spencer Foundation vis OSU (Oregon) Effects of Four-Day School Weeks on Teachers, Subject-specific Instructional Time, and Curriculum 2/1/25 - 1/31/27
$114,223
       
       
       

DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SYSTEMS, NUTRITION & KINESIOLOGY

TOTAL PENDING GRANTS

$4,051,723


Department of Human Development & Community Health - Pending Grants

Principal Investigator & Partners Funding Agency Grant Title Start/End Dates &
Total Award
       
       
       
       
       
Grocke, MIchelle with Alison Brennan USDA via WSU Supporting Montana's Agricultural Communities 9/1/2024 - 8/31/2025
$393,054
Grocke, Michelle NIH Built environment approaches to physical activity: testing community-driven implementation strategies $92,875
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
Simonds, Vanessa with Alma McCormack (Messengers for Health) RWJF: Evidence for Action: Indigenous Led Solutions Planting Good Seeds into our Children's Hearts: An Indigenized, School-Based Curriculum for promoting Healthy Relationships 10/1/24 - 9/30/29
$649,999
       
       

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY HEALTH

TOTAL PENDING GRANTS


$742,874

 

TOTAL PENDING GRANTS ALL FIVE UNITS OF COLLEGE OF EHHD                                                                                                                                             $21,653,215