When

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT to 5:00 PM
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 9:00 AM 5:00 PM PDT

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Where

Seattle Indian Health Board

Leschi Center

611 12th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144


 
Driving Directions

Contact

Francesca Murnan
Urban Indian Health Institute
206-812-3048
francescam@uihi.org
 

 Research Grant Writing Workshop

Please join the Urban Indian Health Institute and the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Cancer Institute, National Institute of General Medical Science, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse for a free two-day session on federal research grant writing in Seattle, WA. There are no registration fees associated with this event. To register, please fill out the form by clicking below.

Registration

Due to limited capacity, priority enrollment will be given to employees of the following eligible organizations:

  • Urban Indian Health Programs, as defined by Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act;
  • Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) or Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Indian Health Service funded organizations; and
  • National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC) member organizations.
Registration will open to other interested organizations on June 29, 2018. 

Register Now!

Due to limited capacity, priority enrollment will be given to employees of the following eligible organizations:

         Urban Indian Health Programs, as defined by Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act;

         Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) or Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Indian Health Service funded organizations; and

         National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC) member organizations.

 

Registration will open to other organization on July 6, 2018.

 

Session Description

Do you work for an urban Indian organization interested in learning more about federal research grant opportunities? Join us for this two-day interactive workshop led by representatives from three National Institutes of Health (NIH) centers.

Training and resource topics include:

  • Federal Research Grants 101: An introduction to NIH grant opportunities
  • Finding the Right Fit: Choosing an appropriate NIH funding instrument and funding mechanism for your organization
  • Get Organized: Tips for preparing and applying for federal research grants
  • Create a Stand Out Application: Discussion on integrating culture, tradition and indigenous values into grant proposals
  • What to Expect: Information on NIH grant review processes
  • Customized Feedback: Optional one-on-one hour-long session with NIH staff to get feedback on grant ideas, grant abstracts, developing competitive strategies and specific aims, and review drafted grant applications 

 

 

Event Logistics 

Travel Scholarships

Thank you for your interest in applying for a travel scholarship. Scholarship applications are now closed. If you have any questions about our travel scholarships, please contact Megan McDermott, Project Assistant at meganm@uihi.org or (206) 812-3030.

Lodging 

UIHI has reserved a block of hotel rooms for event participants at the Silver Cloud Hotel - Seattle Broadway: 1100 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122. Call the Silver Cloud at (206) 325-1400 to reserve under the UIHI block.

Group Rates: King Room $299 and Double Queen Room $309

Rates above are net and exclusive of tax. Upgraded room types are available at a premium rate and are based on availability. 

Online Reservation Instructions
Please click on the GROUP link below: 
UIHI

1. On the left hand side of the screen, select arrival and departure dates and input the number of guests

2. Click on "Search for Availability"

3. Click "Reserve" for your preferred room type

4. Enter all guest information

5. Click "Make a Reservation" and a confirmation email will be sent automatically

Phone Reservation Instructions
Call the hotel directly at (206) 325-1400 and ask for the "Urban Indian Health Institute" account and a guest service agent will assist with booking your reservation.

On-site Parking: $35.00 + tax per night

If the UIHI room block is full at the Silver Cloud Hotel, please book with an alternate hotel. 

Transportation

The Seattle Indian Health Board - Leschi Center is located at 611 12th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144. The event is accessible by bus (Route 60 from the hotel) and private vehicle. Street parking is available in the neighborhood. If event participants are interested in a parking pass at a nearby lot, please contact UIHI for more details.

If you have travel questions, please contact Megan McDermott, Project Assistant at meganm@uihi.org or (206) 812-3030.

If you have program questions, please contact Francesca Murnan, Program Manager at francescam@uihi.org or (206) 812-3048.