David Boje taught grant writing in California. His grant writing spans 27 years. He has served as princiapl investigator and grant writer for over $600,000 in awards from foundations, state, and federal sources including Knight and the Skaggs foundations, National Endowment for Humanities, HUD, and Housing Authority. David Boje was the first grant writer to write a grant on behalf of the public housing community to bring retrurning Peace Corps volunteers to do economic development while completing their MBA program.

  1. UCLA - Academic Senate Grant to do matrix analysis statistics of interorganiza-tional network of 316 manpower organizations, $5,000, Fall 1980.
  2. One of four principal investigators for Community Development Department Grant for $45,000, to study transorganizational relations in 6th & 10th councilmanic districts of Los Angeles, Summer 1981.
  3. Took over on last six months of four-year project for Juvenile Justice Department (listed in Reports Section). Data was collected in participant & structured observation on 500 juvenile panel decisions & analyzed using discriminant analysis, 1983 $200,000 grant award, served as Principal Investigator.
  4. Career Development Award of a Winter Quarter Sabbatical Supplement to work on an Unemployed Worker Retraining Research Proposal for the Department of Commerce, 1983. $4,000
  5. One of three co-organizers, grants from National Endowment for Humanities & the Skaggs Foundationto hold a conference listed under Other Professional Activities, $40,000, 1983.
  6. Loyla Marymount University Summer Research Grant to study storytelling profiles of leaders at the Walt Disney Corporation, Summer 1990.
  7. Loyloa Marymount University Summer Research Grant to study Asian management styles, Summer 1991.
  8. Economic Empowerment Research Grant to work with Nickerson Gardens Resident Management Corporation to change the Housing Authority bureaucracy, Spring 1992.
  9. Peace Corps Fellows Grant with Nickerson Gardens Housing Project, Housing & Urban Development & Peace Corps for $200,000. Contract signing was Aug. 4, 1993. Funded by the Knight Foundation.
  10. The City of Los Angeles Housing Authority provided stipend support for three fellows for $25,000 (funded Nov. 1994).
  11. In Oct. 1994, grant for Carmelitos Tenants Associations, $65,000, funded by Housing and Urban Development, for Dual Management Program initiative.
  12. $25,000 grant awarded from Housing Authority, City of Los Angeles, to fund Peace Corps Fellows for one year.
  13. Loyla Marymount University Summer Research grant to write a book chapter on the ethics of postmodern leadership, Summer 1995.
  14. Loyla Marymount University Summer Research grant to write book chapter on spirituality & leadership, Summer 1996.
  15. White Sands Missile Range Strategic Planning Grant, $23,000, funded by Federal Government.
  16. New Mexico State University , Mini-grant: "Strategic planning, protocol development and analysis project" Funded, July 14, 1997.
  17. New Mexico State University, Mini-grant: "An Analysis of Nike Employment and Wage Data." Funded, Mar 25, 1998. Results: led to several publications.
  18. Boje, D. M. (2002) Principal Investigator with G. A. Rosile. Grant from Dona Ana County (New Mexico) for transform their permitting process - $20,822.04 The consulting project applies the Socio-Economic Approach to Management (SEAM) process. It is administered through the College of Business Administration and Economics, and employs 4 Ph.D. students, three masters students, and two undergraduates.
  19. Boje, D. M. (2002) Principal Investigator with G. A. Rosile. Grant from Dona Ana County for $17,314.95 to develop a permit tracking system that will allow data base updating and sharing using encrypted Internet access.
  20. Not every grant writing project succeeds. In 2007 Submitted three Interdisciplinary grants to New Mexico State University, Office of University Research (unfunded)
    1. Benchmarking Key Performance Indicators: Success and Expansion in Southern New Mexico Independent Restaurants
      Principal Investigators: Keith H. Mandabach, Ed.D. and David Boje, Ph.D.
    2. The Neurophysiology of Expert Performance. Principal Investigators: James K. Kroger, Ph.D. and David Boje, Ph.D.
    3. Entrepreneurship Research in Rural New Mexico Communities  Principal Investigators: Paul H. Gutierrez, Ph.D. and David Boje, Ph.D.
  21. 2007 Submitted (pending) NCIAA Sustainable Vision Grant - David Boje, Principal Investigator.


NOTE: David Boje has completed the following training:

  1. Completed the Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams online course, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), on 11/15/2004. Meets IRB requirements of New Mexico State University.
  2. Completed Professional Certificate ito be Principal Investigator, 2005
  3. Completed Professional Certificate for SPIN Plus Grant and Contracts, 2006
  4. Certificate of Completion: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research certifies that David Boje successfully completed the NIH Web-based training course “Protecting Human Research Participants”. Date of completion: 02/24/2012; Certification Number: 876132
  5. Boje and Rosile (Management Department) attended two three-day workshops on EGALA (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning). Horses have many characteristics which lend them to being effective agents of change, including honesty, awareness, and ability with nonverbal communication. The successful completion of the two EGALA workshops, makes Boje and Rosile eligible to use EGALA methods in their research studies with student-veterans and their families, at NMSU. EGALA certification is required to use the NMSU Equine facility. Certification and training are also necessary to work with servicemembers and their families.
    Watch video on EAGALA Military Services programs
    Introduction to providing EAGALA with the Military