ANNOUNCEMENT - Congratulations to Maxwell Dean's Summer Project Assistantship Award Winners!
ANNOUNCEMENT - USAF and NSF announce partnership in science and engineering research
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova signed a Letter of Intent May 9, 2018, creating a new partnership for collaboration on scientific and engineering research to bolster national security. The Letter of Intent initiates a strategic partnership focused on research in four areas of common interest: space operations and geosciences, advanced material sciences, information and data sciences, and workforce and processes.
TIP - Download the Grants.gov Mobile App
TIP - 15 Tips for 15 years from the Foundation Directory Online (FDO)
ANNOUNCEMENT - Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Social Data Initiative
TIP - Demystifying Funding Opportunity Announcements on Grants.gov—Grant Writing Basics
TIP - NCURA Video Tutorials for NSF Proposals
TIP - Resources Available for Preparing Your NIH Application Using ASSIST
The National Institute of Health's (NIH) Preparing Your Application Using ASSIST page provides step-by-step guidance for navigating the submission process using ASSIST, NIH’s online submission system for the preparation, submission and tracking of grant applications to NIH.
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
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 - 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
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