Are you writing grant proposals but wish your success rate was higher? Come learn some of the tricks of the trade and get a better overview of the grant application process at Rutgers. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and to learn more about the challenges and opportunities in the current funding environment.
Lunch will be provided for those who register by May 25. This workshop is limited to 40 people and is designed for Rutgers faculty and post-docs. Advanced graduate students are welcome but must first contact Xenia Morin (email@example.com) to obtain permission.
Where: Cook Campus Center, Room 202 A/B
When: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 9:30-4:00 pm
9:15 am - Registration and Coffee
9:30-12:30 pm - MORNING SESSION
9:30 am - Welcome and Introductions
10:00 am - Overview of Grant Proposal Development and Application Process at Rutgers, SEBS (Xenia Morin, Office of Grants Facilitation)
10:30 am - RU Offices that can support your proposal development—navigating who to call at RU for assistance These include: Office of Grants Facilitation at SEBS, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC), Rutgers Foundation, Human Subjects Institutional Review Board (IRB), Animal Care, Rutgers Environmental Heath Office, Office of the Proposal Development (limited submissions) in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, International Office, NB Graduate School, Website resources.
11:00 am - BREAK
11:15 am - Understanding Funding Agencies and Finding Funding Opportunities (Xenia Morin, Office of Grants Facilitation)
What kind of funding is best for your project?
Quick funding searches: Getting Started with COS Pivot
Understanding the Funding Organization and Finding a Match
11:45 am - Considering New Funding Options:
12:15-1:15 pm - LUNCH and Informal Networking Opportunity
1:15- 4:00 pm - AFTERNOON SESSION
1:15 pm - Writing the Successful Application Overview (Xenia Morin, Office of Grants Facilitation)
Getting the most out of the request for applications (RFA) or funding opportunity announcement (FOA)
1:45 pm - Project Narrative Writing Tips and Tricks (Xenia Morin, Office of Grants Facilitation and Mike Muller, OPD)
2:15 pm - Project Budgeting - the reality check for the scope of your work (Theresa Kirby, Office of Grants Facilitation)
2:45-3:00 pm - BREAK
3:00 pm - Navigating the “Paperwork” (Sarah Dumais, ORSP and Ryan Womack, RU Libraries)
Before you leave: Wrap-Up and Reflection
Work Time: Creating your tentative plan for your next application for funding