Thursday, August 27, 2009

NSF policy for responsible conduct of research (RCR)

NSF requires grant proposals to include a plan to train participants in the responsible conduct of research. Click the headline to read the announcement.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

NEH grant workshop at Central Arkansas

The University of Central Arkansas Sponsored Programs Office will host a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Workshop. The workshop, conducted by Dr. Douglas Arnold, a senior program officer with NEH, will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Workshop attendees can also have individual appointments with Dr. Arnold from 1:30 to 6 p.m.; these are available on a first come, first served basis. Three networking/discussion sessions will be offered from 1:30 to 3 p.m. for (1) research administrators, (2) public school administrators and faculty and (3) humanities faculty and administrators from universities, four-year colleges and two-year colleges. There is no fee for the workshop, but space is limited and registration is required.
  • For more information, contact Beryline Temples at 501.450.3451 or email
  • For registration, contact Kimberly Ashley-Pauley at 501.450.3451 or email

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 open for registration

You will need to register here before submitting the quarterly reports required for Recovery Act grants. The link above takes you to NIH information for its grantees. The direct link to the website is

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

NIH Core Facilities (G20) proposal page limits

NIH has clarified language in its Recovery Act limited competition, Core Facility Renovation, Repair, and Improvement (G20) (RFA-RR-09-007) regarding page limits. Applications are limited to 20 pages of text. Click the headline to read the notice.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 unavailable Aug. 8 and 9 will be unavailable this weekend (Aug. 8 and 9) while upgrades are installed. You'll have to go to the beach instead of working on your grant submission.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

NIH Recovery Act reporting

Those Recovery Act dollars carry special reporting requirements. NIH provides details about those requirements at this website.

NSF Day at U. of Vermont

The National Science Foundation, Vermont Epscor, and the University of Vermont are hosting NSF Day Sept. 15 in Burlington. The session is geared for less-experienced grant seekers, but others can benefit from it. Click the headline for details.

Find Recovery Act funding is sponsoring a series of four webinars to assist grant seekers in finding funding opportunities supported by the Recovery Act. Session titles are: and FedBizOpps: Finding Recovery Act Opportunities

Introduction to and the Recovery Act

Finding Recovery Act Opportunities

Registration to Submit Recovery Act Opportunities.

Click on the headline for details.