ANNOUNCEMENT - National Science Foundation's (NSF) November/December 2017 Newsletter
TIP - Mind the Gap
Article posted to The Research Whisperer: That gap in the literature. . . ? It won’t get you funded. If you have a gap, and every other applicant has also identified a gap, then that makes your application just like everyone else’s. It doesn’t differentiate you from the crowd. It is a necessary condition for being competitive, not a competitive advantage. Demonstrating it gets you in the game, but it certainly doesn’t win you the grant. Read more of this post.
TRAINING - NSF PAPPG Update Webinar
TRAINING - A “Capital” Idea: Attend NIH Regional Seminar, Get Discounted Rates
TIP - Sample Grant Proposals and Grant Proposal Writing Templates
ANNOUNCEMENT - National Science Foundation's (NSF) Big Ideas
ANNOUNCEMENT - Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Programs
TIP - Update for Proposers Using the Collaborators and Other Affiliations Template
TIP - Grants.gov’s New Saved Search Management Features
TIP - The Cruel World of Funding Peer Review
TIP - NIAID Posts New Set of R01 Sample Applications
TRAINING - NSF Webinar on Revised PAPPG on December 8 at 2 PM EST
ANNOUNCEMENT - Significant Changes and Clarifications to the NSF Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce that a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 18-1) has been issued. A webinar to brief the community on the new PAPPG will be held on December 8 at 2 PM EST.
ANNOUNCEMENT - Foreign Grantees and Foreign Subawardees: A Notable Change to Facilities and Administrative Costs
TIP - Administrative Costs v. Indirect Costs
TIP - F&A Funding Crucial to Success of [University] Research
Indirect research costs do more than keep the lights on in labs. These necessary parts of federally funded research projects help maintain high-tech equipment, provide data storage, support administrative staff, and even cover the disposal of hazardous waste.
TIP - Answer Correctly on Human Subjects Involvement To Avoid Submission Problems, Poor Scores, and Award Delays on NIH Applications
ANNOUNCEMENT - Grants.gov to Retire Legacy PDF Application Packages at end of 2017
Grants.gov will retire its downloadable PDF application packages at the end of this year. Click the headline to read more about the remaining submission options.
ANNOUNCEMENT - August/September NSF Newsletter
The Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter is a quarterly publication designed to provide information about upcoming changes and clarifications to policies and procedures that affect how you prepare and submit proposals, and manage NSF awards. Click here to access the August/September 2017 Issue.
ANNOUNCEMENT - NEH Summer Stipend Internal Competition
TIP - Using USAspending.gov Data for Grant Applications
TIP - New Grants.gov Workspace
On Dec. 31, 2017, Grants.gov will officially retire the legacy PDF package as a method to apply for a federal grant. Why? There’s now a fast, easy, and secure alternative to apply for federal grants called Workspace. Grants.gov Workspace is an online environment optimized for applicants who are collaborating on an application. Forms can either be completed online within a web browser or downloaded individually and uploaded to Workspace.
TIP - Grant Writing Basics: 3 Tips to Avoid Last Minute Problems
TIP - New Tutorials on Preparing and Submitting NIH Grant Applications
ANNOUNCEMENT - Andrew Berlin Family National Security Research Fund
For more information or to request and in-person meeting or a group training session, please contact:
Christina Leigh Deitz
Grant Development Administrator
Grant Development Graduate Intern