California State University Emeritus & Retired Faculty & Staff Association


REMINDER CSU-ERFSA Small Grant Program Proposals Due October 31, 2021

Proposals are now being accepted for the CSU-ERFSA Small Grant Program 2021 grant cycle. All CSU-ERFSA members are eligible to submit proposals. Proposals from non-members also can be submitted provided that an application for CSU-ERFSA membership is included with the proposal.

Grants typically range from a few hundred dollars to $1,000 dollars. The total amount available for the 2021 grant cycle now is $6,500.

The deadline for the submission of proposals for the 2021 grant award cycle is October 31, 2021 at 2 PM PST.  Notification of grant awards will be made in December of 2021.

Please note that October 31st falls on a Sunday this year. This does not affect the electronic submission of proposals. However, the CSU-ERFSA office is closed on Fridays and weekends. If you have any last-minute questions about your grant proposal on October 29th, 30th, or 31st, please send them via email to our grants committee Chair, Marshelle Thobaben (

Program guidelines and application forms are available on our grant awards page.

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