Research Development & Grant Writing News

Articles and resources in Research Development & Grant Writing News address how faculty can use proven competitive strategies to achieve success in a very difficult funding climate.  Newsletter articles written by the co-publishers will share expertise gained in a combined 30 years of experience in research development and grant writing at Texas A&M University.

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Research Development and Grant Writing News 2024
Research Development and Grant Writing News 2023
Research Development and Grant Writing News 2022
Research Development and Grant Writing News 2021
Research Development and Grant Writing News 2020
Research Development and Grant Writing News 2019
Research Development and Grant Writing News 2018
 

Research Development and Grant Writing News 2024

May 2024

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • April 2024 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • CHIPS and Science Act in FY2025 Budget Requests
  • NIH Common Fund 2025 Budget Request
  • Understanding Agency-Required Diversity Plans (NIH PEDP and DOE PIER)
  • EPAs FY 2025 Research Budget Priorities
  • Tips for Winning an NEH Individual Fellowship
  • You Got Funding! Now Think About Supplements
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency News, Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

April 2024

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • April 2024 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Dangers and Opportunities of Technology: Funding Sources
  • NSF Innovative Use of Scientific Collections
  • FY2025 NSF Budget: Exploring New Funding Directions
  • Figuring Out What You Want to Do for Your NSF CAREER Education Component
  • Summary of Changes: NIFA FY 2025 Budget Request
  • What Is the Intellectual Significance of Your Proposed Humanities Project?
  • Tracking Allocations in Research Agency Budgets
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency News, Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

March 2024

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • March 2024 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Summary of Changes to the PAPPG NSF 24-1
  • Division of Environmental Biology Virtual Office Hour
  • NSF Ideas Labs: How They Work and Why They Are a Great Opportunity for Faculty
  • Artificial Intelligence in Water Conservation
  • Cultivating Grantsmanship Among Humanities and Social Science Graduate Students
  • Strategic Uses of the Funding Solicitation
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency News, Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

February 2024

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • February 2024 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Incremental Research is the “Kiss of Death” at NSF
  • Sustainable Regional Systems Research Networks
  • Why Faculty Should Attend Funder Conferences and Workshops
  • What Does a Successful NSF Proposal Look Like?
  • Avoiding A Common Reviewer Complaint: Descriptive Research
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency News, Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

January 2024

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • January 2024 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Humanities Perspectives on AI: NEH Emerging Funding Opportunities and a List of Private Opportunities       
  • Writing a Proposal’s Stakeholder Engagement Section  
  • FY24 Navy STEM and Workforce Program
  • The Future of STEM Education at NSF
  • A Suggested Timeline for Producing Your NSF CAREER Proposal
  • If You Name It, Explain It
  • Don’t Sell the Funding Solicitation Short
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency News, Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

Research Development and Grant Writing News 2023

December 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • December 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Faculty Guide to Writing Research Grants: Strategies for Funding Success
  • NIH on Research Integrity
  • Update: Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
  • Overview of NSF GEO’s Funding Opportunities to Support the “Build a Resilient Planet” Initiative
  • Technology for Plagiarism Detection at NSF
  • The Communications Component of the Management Plan
  • Agency News, Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • New Funding Opportunities

November 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLsTopics of Interest URLs
  • November 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • A New NEH Initiative: “Humanities Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence”
  • DOE/SC Biological and Environmental Research
  • The Value of Reading Abstracts of Funded Projects
  • Pursuing Funding From Private Foundations
  • National Academies Report on AI   
  • Developing a Strategic Plan for Funding Your Research
  • Developing Your Research Agenda
  • Developing Your Education Agenda
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency News, Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • New Funding Opportunities

October 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • October 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Conservation Innovation Grants, a Niche Funding Program by USDA
  • Overview: Defense Sciences Office 2024 BAA
  • Checking in With ARPA-H
  • NSF’s Research Infrastructure in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Program
  • Editing the Proposal Introduction: What, Why, & How
  • Don’t Let Your Proposal Wear a Disguise on Halloween
  • How a Good Website Can Help Faculty Win Grants
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency News, Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

September 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • September 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • The Institute for Museum and Library Services Is Now Accepting Proposals, November 15 Deadline
  • Biotechnology at USDA/NIFA in FY2024 Budget
  • Overview: Bioenergy Technologies Office at DOE
  • Understanding NSF For NIH PIs
  • Multi-Agency R&D  Priorities for the FY 2025 Budget     
  • Proposal Writing in the Humanities
  • Significance of Your Proposed Humanities Project?
  • What Is Your Great Idea and Why Is It Important?
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

August 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • August 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Selected List of Mid-career Funding Opportunities in Humanities and HRSS
  • Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention Phase II
  • National Institute of Justice: What it is, does, and funds
  • You’ve Submitted Your CAREER Proposal: What Now?
  • Using Chat GPT When Writing Proposals: What It Can and Can’t Do
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program     
  • Basic Grant Writing Training Presentation
  • Writing the 1.5-Page Practice Proposal
  • It’s Not Easy to Disinvite a Team Member
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

July 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • July 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Support Opportunities for Post-Docs & Junior Faculty
  • An Overview: U.S. Department of Justice Grants
  • Engineering Research Initiation: What Is It, For Who?
  • Last-Minute NSF CAREER Proposal Checklist
  • NSF Dear Colleague Letters & Funding Mechanisms  
  • Narrative Space Is Limited  ̶  Use It Wisely
  • The Power of Faculty Writing Groups for Reviewing Proposals and Overall Writing Improvement
  • Strategies for Proposal Resubmissions
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

June 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • June 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Applying for an NEH Humanities Initiative at Your College or University
  • What is Use-Inspired Science and Why Do You Need to Know That?
  • Plagiarism, Fabrication, and Falsification
  • The Chips & Science Act: What is it Funding?
  • NSF BioFoundries & Related Programs   
  • Planning to Write as a Team
  • Avoiding A Common Reviewer Complaint: Descriptive Research
  • Do You Know Where Your Research Fits in Your Discipline’s State of the Art?
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

May 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • May 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Understanding Forensic Sciences Funding
  • Consider Joining the NSF Rotator Program
  • Tips for Pursuing Funding from Industry
  • AFRI Sustainable Agricultural SYSTEMS RFA
  • Make Your Case for Value-Added Benefits
  • Welcoming New Faculty
  • Implicit Requirements
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

April 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • April 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • NEH Infrastructure/Capacity-Building Challenge Grants
  • Editing the Research Narrative for Importance
  • U.S. Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing: The White House Vision for a Whole-of-Government Approach
  • Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
  • CDMRP Program Funding Opportunities
  • Fully Respond to the ARPA-(H)eilmeier Questions
  • How a Good Website Can Help Faculty Win Grants
  • Mission Agency Common Denominators
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational & Social Sciences Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

March 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • March 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • AFRI Foundational Review Criteria & Narrative Format
  • NSF Office Hours and the PRoSPCT Tool
  • Grants: Native American Graves Repatriation Act
  • Budget of the US Government FY23/Agency Allocations
  • Basic Research: The Trial-and-Error Trap
  • How the Department of Energy Reviews Your Proposal
  • Your Research’s Fit in Your Discipline’s State of the Art
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

February 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • February 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Who Is Winning Humanities Funding and Why?
  • What Exactly Are Societal Challenges?
  • NSF Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM) Webinar Report
  • The Context and Significance of Your Research
  • Changes to AFRI Foundational Program 2023
  • Too Much To Say? Strategies to Meet the Page Limit
  • Cultivating Grantsmanship among Graduate Students
  • The Role of Stakeholders in a Competitive Proposal
  • NIH Steps: Unsolicited, Investigator-Initiated Research
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

January 2023

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • January 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Recent Funding and Advocacy News in the Humanities and Arts
  • Give a Wide Berth to Potential Plagiarism
  • Advice and Resources for Your NSF MRI Proposal
  • Seven Newly Posted DOE/SC Workforce FOAs
  • The First Response to a BAA Is Often a White Paper
  • Too Much “Why” and Not Enough “How”
  • Faculty Writing Groups in the Humanities
  • Funding Rates: Actual and Real
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

Research Development and Grant Writing News 2022

December 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • December 2022 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • New/ongoing NEH Calls for Proposals related to the “American Tapestry” Initiative
  • NSF Opportunities for Selected Social Science and Humanities Research
  • NSF Observations on Plagiarism
  • The New NSF Major Research Instrumentation Solicitation
  • Do You Speak Your Funding Agency’s Language?
  • Understanding the Role of Your PO
  • Understanding Peer Review In the Humanities
  • What’s the Problem?  What’s Your Solution?
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC

November 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • November 2022 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • NSF Reproducibility and Replicability in Science
  • NSF Webinar Report: The New NSF ExLENT Program
  • Connect Funding Opportunities to Societal Challenges
  • DOE Guide for the Submission of Unsolicited Proposals
  • Telling Your Reviewers What They Need to Know
  • The Dos and Don’ts of Writing the Statement of Purpose for a Humanities/Social Sciences Funding Application
  • Make Your Case for Value-Added Benefits
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC

October 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • October 2022 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • What Is a Humanities Program Officer and When Should You Contact Them?
  • NIH Expands Role of AI in Funding Solicitations
  • ARPA-H: A New Funding Agency is Born!
  • The Most Important First Decision in Grant Writing
  • NIH Faculty Readiness & Submission Considerations
  • In Proposals, Less is Often More
  • What is the Significance of Your Proposed Humanities Project?
  • Writing a Successful White Paper to NEH
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities

September 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • August 2022 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Where Research Begins: Choosing A Research Project in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Getting the Writing Right - Newly Funded NSF ERCs
  • New NSF Opportunities for Social Scientists
  • Review Criteria Across Funding Agencies -- What New Faculty Need to Know
  • Editing, Revising, and Rewriting Your Proposal (Sept 15, 2018 reprint)
  • Preparing to Write Your Proposal (Sept 15, 2018 reprint)
  • Writing the Proposal (Sept. 15, 2018 reprint)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC

August 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • August 2022 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Fitting Your Research Topic to a Funders' Mission
  • NSF GRANTED: Broadening Participation in STEM
  • Reading the Funding Tea Leaves: How to Anticipate New Funding Opportunities
  • NSF Partnership to Advance Conservation Science
  • So You've Submitted Your CAREER Proposal: What Now? (August 15, 2021 reprint)
  • Proposal Pet Peeves (May 15, 2021 reprint)
  • The Role of the Project Evaluator on the Writing Team
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC

July 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • February 2022 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Newly Titled National Science Foundation Program Offers Humanities/Social Science Researchers Opportunities to Collaborate
  • Narrative Space is Limited - Use it Wisely
  • What does NSF mean by Innovation Ecosystem?
  • USDA/NIFA Proposal Workplan Template -- A Generic Guide to Writing A Funded Proposal
  • Changes Coming to STEM Education Programs
  • Tips for Effective Proposal Graphics (Reprinted from August 2019 Issue)
  • Preparing to Write Your Proposal (Reprinted from September 2018 Issue)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Research Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC

 

May 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • USDA Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2022-2026
  • Planning and Describing your CAREER Education Component
  • What Does A Successful ERC Proposal Look Like?
  • DOEnergy Funding Directions 2023
  • How a Good Website Can Help Faculty Win Grants (Reprinted from May 15, 2018)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

April 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Select List of Humanities, HSS and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Biden Administration Requests Big Increases for the Humanities
  • Addressing Agency-Relevant Significance at USDA/NIFA
  • The Curse of Knowledge and Writing Your Proposal
  • USDA NIFA 2022 Foundation Grant Program
  • NSF FY2023 Budget Request: Where the Money Is Going
  • Know the Type of Project You're Proposing (Reprinted from June 2019)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

March 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Advice for Applicants to Social Science Research Council (or, Really, Any) Competitions
  • Pathway from An NSF EAGER to Understanding the "Strengthening American Infrastructure" Solicitation
  • An Overview of Early Career and Research Initiation Grants for STEM Faculty
  • DEO's Plan to Strengthen Clean Energy Supply Chains and Bolster Domestic Manufacturing
  • Strengthening Community Colleges Training Grants
  • How to Formulate Hypotheses for NSF and NIH (Reprinted from April 2018)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

February 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • February 2022 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • The New Research Agenda for the National Endowment for the Arts, 2022-2026
  • Let NIH/NIAID Write Your Winning Proposal for You...and it is surprisingly legal!
  • Overview of the New Quantum Workforce Development Plan
  • Confusion over the Meaning of the Research Narrative Is Usually the Author's Fault
  • Don't Forget the Key Part of Your Proposal's Management Plan is Managing the Research
  • How a Good Website Can Help Faculty Win Grants (Reprinted from May 2018)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

January 2022

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Applying for a Fulbright Award
  • Strengthening Community Colleges Training Grants
  • time to Start Working on Your CAREER: A Timeline
  • Editing Proposals for Significance: What It Is and Why It Is Critical to Funding Success
  • Is An NSF Center Proposal in Your Future?
  • Funding Fundamentals for New Faculty (Reprinted from January 2018)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

Research Development and Grant Writing News 2021

December 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Funding Opportunities in the Humanities
  • Describing the Methodology and Work Plan in an Individual Humanities/Humanities-Related Social Sciences Program
  • The Best Order of Research Narrative Edits
  • Webinar Report: NSF's Human Networks and Data Science Program
  • Is Your Red Team in Place for Your STC Preliminary Proposal? If not, You'd Best Get on It!
  • "Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!" (Sir Walter Scott, 1808)
  • Do You Have Your NSF STC Endgame in Place? (Reprinted from April 2019)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

November 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Funding Opportunities in the Humanities
  • New Funding Directions at Department of Energy
  • Advice & Resources for Your NSF MRI Proposal
  • The First Step to NSF STC Success Is to Learn the Language
  • New Funding Directions of NOAA
  • Editing the Proposal Introduction: the What, Why, How and So-What of a Preliminary Review (Reprinted October 2020)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

October 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Want to Widen the Audience for Your Research? Applying for NEH's Public Scholar Program
  • Humanities Scholars: Applying for ACLS's "Sustaining Public Engagement Grants" (SPEG)
  • How to Write a Winning Proposal to the USDA/NIFA
  • Funding High-Risk Research
  • How to Write A Winning Proposal to the Office of Naval Research
  • What Faculty Need to Know about Broad Agency Announcements (BAA)
  • White Papers and Concept Papers Are Often the First Step to Funding Success (Reprinted June 2019)
  • Don't Let Your Proposal Wear a Disguise on Halloween (Reprinted from Halloween 2012)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunites
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

September 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • NIH's Five-Year Plan to Support Researchers and Universities through Extramural Research
  • Funding to Broaden Participation in STEM for Persons with Disabilities
  • Why You need a Communications Plan for Multidisciplinary Research Partnerships
  • USDA's Farm of the Future Program: A Predictor of Future Funding Directions and Research
  • Writing Your Proposal (Reprinted from Sept. 2018)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

August 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • Proposal Writing in the Humanities: Theoretical Orientation and Significance
  • does Your Research narrative Require a Description of Stakeholder Engagement?
  • So you've submitted your CAREER proposal: What now?
  • EPA's Got Its Mojo Back!
  • Organizing Your Response to Reviewers' Comments on Resubmittals
  • Make Your Case for Value-Added Benefits (Reprinted from August 2015)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

July 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • When a Proposal Writing Rather than Content Can Sink a Proposal
  • Because a Management Plan is not Required Does Not Mean It Is Not Necessary
  • NSF Funding At The Interface Of Computer Science And The Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Strategies for Proposal Resubmissions
  • Understanding Plagiarism & Other Research Misconducts to Avoid in the Research narrative
  • How to Go From Research Ideas to Research Dollars: Ten Key Steps to Getting Your Ideas Funded (Reprinted from June 2013)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

June 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • Assembling a Team of Advocates for Winning Humanities Grants
  • Writing Grants to EPA in a Time of Budget Increases
  • NSF's Webinar on Invention to Innovation programs
  • How Agency Mission & Culture Impact Funding Success
  • The Role of Project Abstracts in Funding Success
  • Organizing the Proposal Narrative (Reprinted from April 2016)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

May 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities, Social Studies, and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • Cultivating Grantsmanship among Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Students
  • Developing Proposals to Fund the Future Workforce in Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources
  • Proposal Pet Peeves
  • Strategic Uses of the Funding Solicitation
  • New Research Directions Under President's 2022 Discretionary Funding Request
  • Explaining the State of the Art: Telling Your Reviewers What They Need to Know (Reprinted from July 2015)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

April 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Tips for Winning on NEH Individual Fellowship
  • NSC Report on Artificial Intelligence Offers a Guide to Future Funding Success
  • You Got Funding! Now think about supplements
  • Competitive Models for STEM Education and Research
  • Transdiscipliinary Funding Horizon for Electric Power Research, Education, and Training
  • Engineers: Beware the downselect proposal (Reprinted from March 2017)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

March 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities
  • Attracting Students to the Humanities
  • What Does a Successful Proposal Look Like? NSF's Answer Too Often Falls on Deaf Ears
  • Avoiding A Common Reviewer Complaint: Descriptive Research
  • STEM Education Funding Outlook 2021
  • Assume All Reviewers Are from Missouri (Reprinted from August 2017)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

February 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities
  • The Future of Arts and Humanities Funding under the Biden Administration
  • The Impact of science Policy Changes on Funding Opportunities
  • How Alondra Nelson's Appointment to Office Science & Technology Policy Will Impact Funding
  • What Amazon Can Teach You About Proposal Writing
  • Research Priorities Revealed in Preliminary and/or Final Federal Agency Budgets
  • Communications on Interdisciplinary Team Grants (Reprinted from December 2016)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

January 2021

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities
  • Humanities and Social Science Scholars: Are You Registered with Grants.gov?
  • Expanding Your List of Potential Agency Funders
  • Long-Range & Near-Term Research funding Horizons
  • New Year's Resolutions for Preparing Your NSF CAREER proposal
  • The Tentative (Maybe/Maybe Not) Proposal
  • An Idea is Not a Plan; A Strategy is Not a Project (Reprinted from July 2017)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

 

Research Development and Grant Writing News 2020

December 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities
  • Understanding Competitive Funding Strategies for Integration of Research & Education at NSF
  • Virtual NSF Grants Conference Overview
  • When Your NSF Program Officer Comes Back with Questions
  • Funding Success Requires Adding Evidence-Based Educational Components to Many Research Grants
  • Fundamentals of Funding Success: Synergy Not Silos (Reprinted November 2017)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

November 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities
  • Did You Miss the 2020 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration?
  • Strategies for Increasing Sustainability Research and Educational Program Funding
  • Does an NSF MRI Fit Your Situation?
  • Are You Up-to-Date on NSF Terms and Definitions?
  • Post-Election New Directions in Research Funding
  • Funding Fundamentals for New Faculty (Reprinted January 2018)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

October 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Editing the Proposal Introduction: the What, Why, How and So-What of a Preliminary Review
  • AI Institute Webinar
  • Now is the Time to Plan the Red Team Review of an Invited NSF ERC Full Proposal, or Similar Efforts
  • Strategies for Increasing Team Funding Success
  • Don't Let Your Proposal Wear a Disguise on Halloween (Reprinted from a series of seven articles starting in 2012)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

September 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities
  • Supporting the Dissertation: How and Why to Apply for Dissertation Funding
  • Following the Public Health research Dollars into 2022
  • Resources for Education Cost Analyses
  • Proposal reviews: The Mother Lode of Insight for Research Offices, or Why You Should Learn to Love Bad Review
  • "DECLINED" But, is your proposal dead?
  • How a good Website Can Help Faculty Win Grants (Reprinted from May, 2018)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

August 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities
  • Understanding Peer Review
  • Observations on the NSF ERC Letter of Intent
  • When There Is Too Much to Say: Strategies to Meet the Page Limit
  • Writing a Stronger K-12 Teacher Workforce Component to an NSF Research Proposal and Relevance to an ERC
  • Writing a Winning USDA Foundational Grant Proposal
  • The Role of the Project Evaluator on the Writing Team (Reprinted from October, 2016)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

July 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • The Dos and Don'ts of Writing the Statement of Purpose for a Humanities/Social Sciences Funding Application
  • Strategies for Revisions and Resubmittals
  • CAREER Proposal Checklist
  • The Role of Stakeholders in a Competitive Proposal
  • Plagiarism in a Proposal Is the Kiss of Death to a Research Center
  • Where Research Offices Can Most Help New Faculty (Reprinted from July, 2018)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

June 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities in the Age of COVID 19: ACLS Strategic Priorities for 2020-2024
  • A Vision for NSF Earth Sciences 2020-2030: Earth in Time
  • Overview of New IES RFAs
  • Summary Overview: A Guide for preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov
  • Topics in Brief: Proposal Writing Best Practices and the NSF ERC
  • Characteristics of an Effective Proposal Team Member (Reprinted from June 2018)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

May 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Tackling the Project Narrative for the NEH Summer Grant
  • Is Your Proposal Fully responsive to the Funding Solicitation?
  • NSF ERC Webinar Report
  • Understanding the USDA Review Process
  • What the NSF Funding Horizon Looks Like
  • A Heads Up to New Faculty about Research Misconduct (Reprinted from September 2017)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

April 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Finding the Best Fit between a Funder and a Humanities/Social Science Project
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • ERC Engineering Workforce Development and K-12 Engineering Education
  • New Coronavirus-related Funding Opportunities
  • One Common Mistake Made in Writing NSF ERC Proposals
  • NSF ERC Proposal Production and Task Assignments Schedule (PPTAS)
  • Understanding Your Proposal Writing Tendency (Reprinted from November 2017)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunitites
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

 

March 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • The Power of Faculty Writing Groups for Reviewing Proposals and Overall Writing Improvement
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • Where's the Money? The State of US Science and Engineering 2020
  • How to Write Your Data Management Plan
  • The Thirty-Minute Grant Writing Workshop -- Some Key Observations for Discussion
  • Writing Better STEM Education Grants
  • Agency Missions and Cultures Are Not Fungible (Reprinted from August 2014)​
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies


February 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Calling all Published Poets: Funding for Individuals from NEA
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • The Communications Component of the Research Management Plan
  • Overview of the New NSF CAREER Solicitation
  • Writing the Innovation Section of Research and Education Proposals
  • DOE's $97 Million FOA for Bioenergy Technologies
  • Basic Grant Writing Training Presentation (Reprinted from July 2016)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

 

January 2020

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Consider Foundations as Potential Funders
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • If You Name It, Explain It
  • In Proposals, Less is Often More
  • AI's Future Impact on STEM Education
  • Don't Sell the Funding Solicitation Short
  • Create a Process for Adding Team Members to Proposals (Reprinted from March 2017)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

 

Research Development and Grant Writing News 2019:

December 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • How Academic Peer Review Operates
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • The Advantages of Coordinated Team Reviews of Proposal Drafts
  • Highlights of the NIH Regional Semimar
  • Technology for Plagiarism Detection at NSF
  • Non-Traditional Collaborations among Research Communities
  • Seed Your Narrative with Explanatory Clauses (Reprinted from February 2017)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

November 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • What is the Intellectual Significance of Your Proposed Humanities Project?
  • Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • AI's Really Big Footprint Across Disciplines
  • Advice and Resources for Your MRI Proposal
  • Why Do Well Reviewed Proposals Get Declined for Funding?
  • Why the Butler and the Poor Writer Are Prime Suspects
  • Explaining Mission Agencies to New Faculty (Reprinted from September 2016)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

October 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • A Close Reading of the National Endowment for the Humanities and Arts Funding Opportunities and News
  • Writing the Workforce Component of STEM Proposals
  • Changes in NSF's Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Programs
  • What To Do When Reviewers Disagree
  • Beware of an Off-the-Shelft Contribution to a Team Proposal
  • Don't Let Your Proposal Wear a Disguise on Halloween (Reprinted of 7 articles series 2012)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

September 2019

  • Topics of Interest URL's
  • ​Humanities Funding: A Travel Guide with a Stop at the National Humanities Center
  • Selected URLs for Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts (HSSA) Funding
  • What is Your Great Idea and Why Is It Important?
  • Applying for the DARPA Young Faculty Award
  • Gain an Advantage in Funding Success by Reviewing Project Abstracts
  • FFAR Annual Report Offers Key Insights into Competing for Agricultural Research
  • Communications on Interdisciplinary Team Grants
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News 
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

August 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Finding Funding in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Part 2
  • How to Analyze a DARPA BAA
  • Tips for Effective Proposal Graphics
  • NSF ECR Proposal Preparation Web Seminar
  • USDA Report on the Key Role of Technology Transfer in Funded Proposals
  • The Schedule and Task Assignment Table for Proposal Production (Reprinted from Dec. 15, 2010)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

July 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Finding Funding in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • How to Convince Reviewers to Fund Your Proposal
  • Last-Minute CAREER Checklist (updated)
  • More on Success in Funding Convergence Research
  • Understanding the Role of Your PO (Reprinted from August 15, 2016)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

June 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Don't Let the Organizational Ghosts of Proposals Past Haunt Your New Proposal
  • White Papers and Concept Papers Are Often the First Step to Funding Success
  • Know the Type of Project You're Proposing
  • Does Your Office Assist New Faculty in Grant Writing? Here Are Some Tips
  • Talking to New Faculty about Reproducibility and Replicability in Science
  • Do Not Build Your Proposal Out of Spare Parts (Reprinted from October 15, 2011)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities 
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

May 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Planning for New Funding Directions in Food and Agricultural Related Research
  • Do You Know Where Your Research Fits in Your Discipline's State of the Art?
  • Is Your Research Relevant to Alzheimer's? NIH Wants You!
  • The Future of STEM Education in the Federal Budget
  • How the Department of Energy Reviews Your Proposal
  • Communications on Interdisciplinary Team Grants (Reprinted from December 15, 2016)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

April 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Convergence, Like Spring, is Breaking Out All Over, Including at NSF and USDA
  • NSF FY2020 Budget: Hoping for Better News, Planning for Good News
  • NIH SCORE: a funding mechanism for PIs at MSIs
  • How-to Tips on Editing a Research Narrative
  • Do You Have Your NSF STC Endgame in Place?
  • Strategies for Preparing for a Site Visit (Reprinted from January 15, 2015)
  • Understanding the Site Visit Process (Reprinted from December 15, 2014)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

March 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Planning Your NSF Funding Transition Strategy
  • More on NSF Expectations for Convergence
  • Basic Research: The Trial-and-Error Trap
  • Tracking Shifting Allocations within Research Agency Budgets
  • Building Knowledge Based Research Offices
  • Fostering Integrity in Research: A Critical Read for Research Offices (Reprinted from May 15, 2017)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

February 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Avoid the Research Misconduct Perp Walk
  • Non-Faculty Researchers and Broader Impacts
  • CAREER: The Importance of Focus
  • US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity
  • Post-Shutdown Startup
  • How to go from Research Ideas to Research Dollars - Ten Key Steps to Getting Your Ideas Funded (Reprinted from June 15, 2013)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

January 2019

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Tips on Successful Foundation Funding
  • Underlying Strategies for STEM Partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions
  • Scheduling the Production of Your NSF CAREER Proposal
  • Mark Twain's Advice on Grant Writing
  • To Revise, Re-Write, or Begin Anew?
  • Win Your Grant on Page 1 (Reprinted from November 15, 2015)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

Research Development and Grant Writing News 2018:

December 2018

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • NSF PPAPG Webinar Overview
  • Key Documents for NSF Broader Impacts
  • Defining and Supporting Your Premise
  • Federal Strategy for STEM Ed and Its Impact on Writing a Proposal's Educational Narrative
  • Planning for Proposals Addressing National Water Research Priorities
  • What is an Innovation Ecosystem at NSF? (Reprinted from September 15, 2015)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

November 2018 

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Where is NSF Going and What Does the Path Look Like?
  • Questions to Keep in Mind When Writing the Project Management Section
  • NSF Gen-4 ERC Webinar Overview
  • Remember to Revisit the NSF Merit Review Process
  • Echo but Don't Parrot Agency Language
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities 
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

October 2018

  • Topics of Interest URL's
  • Big Changes in the NSF BIO Directorate
  • Defining the Future in Research and Innovation
  • Other Types of NSF Proposals
  • Planning Proposals in Data Science for Undergraduates
  • NIH's Strategic Plan for Data Science
  • Don't Let Your Proposal Wear a Disguise on Halloween
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

September 2018

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • BLUF: Write as if your reviews were Generals
  • Preparing to Write Your Proposal
  • Writing Your Proposal
  • Editing, Revising, and Rewriting Your Proposal
  • Understand the Review Process & How to Write Your Reviewers
  • Reviewing the Reviewers (Resubmitting Declined Proposals)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

August 2018

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Mapping Proposals to Agcicultural Research Priorities
  • Funding for Advanced Building Technologies Research: NSF and DOE
  • Federal 2020 Budget Priorities for R&D
  • Topics in Brief
  • ARPA-E's Grid Optimization Competition
  • Basic Grant Writing Training Presentation (Reprinted from July 2016)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

July 2018

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • It is Not Easy to Disinvite a Team Member
  • Overview of the New DoED IES RFAs
  • NSF's STEM Education for the Future
  • How ED and IES Review Grant Applications
  • Topics in Brief
  • Writing the 1.5-Page Practice Proposal (Reprinted from July 2013)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

June 2018

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Humanities and STEMM Integration
  • It's a Good time to Submit an NSF EAGER Proposal
  • Characteristics of an Effective Proposal Team Member
  • Funding Agencies Are Not Monolithic
  • Proposal Development Topics in Brief
  • Unrealistic Expectations for Wordsmithing (Reprinted from June 2014)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

May 2018

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • More on Convergence Research at NSF
  • USDA Strategic Goals for FY2018-2022
  • To FOIA or Not to FOIA Proposal Requests
  • Mission Agency Common Denominators
  • How a Good Website Can Help Faculty Win Grants
  • Proposal Writing Tips for Non-Native English Speakers (Reprinted from December 2015)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

April 2018

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Why is Your Research in the National Interest
  • Silent Partner Flaw in Team Proposals
  • NSF's Vision for Future Research Centers
  • How to Formulate Hypotheses for NSF and NIH
  • Navigating International Grants - Horizon 2020
  • Grants are Awarded not Anointed (Reprinted from April 2015)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

March 2018

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • NASA's New Strategic Plan, 2018 -2021
  • The Benefits of an Organizational Edit
  • Research Development Topics in Brief
  • NSF's 10 Big Ideas & Convergence Accelerators
  • The NORDP 2018 Conference is coming up
  • Decoding NSF for Funding Success (Reprinted from March 2014)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

February 2018

  • Topics of Interest URLs
  • Why Review Proposals for Funding Agencies
  • US DoED Strategic Goals 2018 - 2022
  • NSF OIG Report on Proposal Plagiarism & Misconduct
  • Writing Proposals to US Department of Energy
  • Dealing with NIH's New Clinical Trials Policy
  • The Perilous Transition: Idea to Implementation (Reprinted from February 2015)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities
  • About Academic Research Funding Strategies

January 2018

  • Topic of Interest URLs
  • Expectations by NSF for Proposal Success
  • Narrative Reference Resources
  • Funding Fundamentals for New Faculty
  • Last-minute MRI Checklist
  • How to be Competitive for Externally Funded Grants - Internationally (Part 2)
  • Planning for Funding Success (Reprinted from November 2014)
  • Research Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
  • Agency Research News
  • Agency Reports, Workshops & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities