Tag Archives: Funding

Funding Opportunity: Grant Program for Projects on Multicultural Activities

By: Heather Lennon The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recognizes the importance of acknowledging and appropriately responding to cultural and linguistic influences across the discipline.  This grant program provides support for the infusion of multiculturalism into our clinical, educational, and professional programs; and the activities of allied/related associations and organizations. When are applications due? Applications must […]

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Beware of Scam Grants!

There’s a new grant scam going around. Be on the lookout for unsolicited “awards” that come out of the blue. Criminals have figured out that researchers and nonprofits are a) desperately seeking funding, and b) good people who want to continue their work and won’t necessarily look a gift horse in the mouth! After all, […]

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Funding Opportunity: Funds for the College Sexual Assault Policy and Prevention Initiative

By: Heather Lennon The Department of Health and Human Services (Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health) has announced an availability of funds for the College Sexual Assault Policy and Prevention Initiative.  For this initiative, each grantee will: Partner with organizations in position to influence policies and practices at post-secondary schools to institute policies and […]

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Funding Opportunity: VCU Commercialization Fund

By: Heather Lennon The VCU Commercialization Fund aims to support the development of inventions that have been disclosed to VCU Innovation Gateway.  An invention must be on file or submitted to VCU Innovation Gateway prior to the submission of the funding request.  Once funded, the project should reach completion in 12 months or less.  Funded […]

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News Roundup: Records Management, Leadership, and More

Are you following the proper Records Management procedures? This is an important, but often overlooked part of our responsibility as research administrators. There have been some changes at VCU recently, so the Records Management Office announces that registration for basic records management training is now open. The Records Management program seeks to educate all employees on […]

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Top Ten: Tips for Grantseekers from the James L Knight Foundation

Daniel Harris over at the James L. Knight Foundation has put together a great top ten list for grantseekers! Check it out here. 

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Funding Opportunity: American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant

By: Heather Lennon The American Cancer Society has awarded an Institutional Research Grant to Virginia Commonwealth University, Massey Cancer Center.  Grant applications are now being invited from junior faculty for the award of small research grants of up to $30,000 for one year to perform basic, pre-clinical, clinical, and cancer-control research studies (including but not […]

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News Roundup: New NIH Requirements, the Ethics of MRT, Controversy, and More

NIH introduces new requirements: NIH has introduced some new requirements to address transparency and rigor in applications. There are a number of recent notices that pertain to this requirement:  NOT-OD-16-058, NOT-OD-16-034, NOT-OD-16-011, NOT-OD-16-031, NOT-OD-16-012, NOT-OD-16-005,  NOT-OD-16-004,  NOT-OD-15-103, NOT-OD-15-102.  In addition, Open Mike is blogging on the subject. OSP has also graciously shared a document outlining these changes created by […]

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Funding Opportunity: Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Richard Teeter

By: Heather Lennon The Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert M. Teeter is an annual award of $5,000 given to a doctoral student to support dissertation research and writing in any field related to any aspect of the United States political process and public policy during the last half of the 20th […]

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Funding Monday: Humanities Research Center Residential Fellowships for Spring 2017

Each year the Humanities Research Center’s Residential Fellowship Program gives four faculty members who are working on related topics release from all teaching responsibilities in the Spring Semester so that they can focus on their individual research projects and at the same time engage regularly with each other. The goal is to foster intellectual exchange […]

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