Tag Archives: grantwriting

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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Are You Ready?

Today’s post is reblogged from Jessica Venable’s official Ready, Set, Grant! blog! Make sure you sign up for and attend these exciting sessions!  After months of planning, we are pleased to announce the Ready, Set, Grant! program of workshops and registration are now available. This event, scheduled for January 12-14, 2016 in the Academic Learning Commons, is a […]

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“Faculty Speed Dating” for Research Comes to VCU!

Are you a VCU faculty member looking for research partnerships?  Meet researchers outside your discipline at this fast-paced networking event for clinicians, scientists and engineers! Talk for a minute, listen for a minute, exchange business cards, and then move on!  This event is part of the Ready, Set, Grant! series of workshops and is sponsored by […]

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What’s Happening in Research Administration at VCU?

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve been really busy around here lately! Here’s a sampling of what’s going on in the days and weeks to come: Friday October 30 marks our annual College of Humanities & Sciences Research Orientation.  We’ll be talking about how the VCU system works, as well as new faculty issues on […]

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Top Ten: Tips for Success in Writing

It’s time for a Top Ten List! It’s been a little while, and even though it isn’t Thursday (and Thursday is now Policy Spotlight day!) the Top Ten lives on! Today’s Top Ten centers on tips for success in grant writing (but these tips can apply to all types of writing). 1) Schedule your writing […]

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Ready, Set Grant! You Need to Sign Up for This!

We’ve been working with a team of grant professionals from across VCU on a new 3-day conference-style event that you cannot miss! Set for January 12-14, 2016, this program will feature speakers from federal agencies and private sponsors, as well as mock proposal reviews, hands-on sessions, and more. Check out the Ready, Set, Grant! blog […]

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Funding Monday: VCU Humanities Research Center Grants for Summer 2016

This just in from our very own Humanities Research Center:  The Humanities Research Center is delighted to announce the continuation of its annual competition for Research Grants designed to foster excellence in research and creative scholarship at Virginia Commonwealth University by providing funds to support direct research costs incurred by faculty. These costs will include […]

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Funding Monday: When You Should NOT Submit a Proposal

Philanthropic News Digest has a great post on their site right now about the timing of proposal requests to foundations. Basically, if the financial markets take a nosedive right before your submission is set to go out, it might be wise to wait! The article lists three things you should do to improve your strategy […]

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NCURA AM57 Recap

Heather and I really enjoyed last week’s NCURA Annual Meeting in Washington DC!   Here’s a quick recap of the conference (with more specific info to come, of course!): Our very own Thursday Top Ten post went slightly viral (or as viral as you can be as a research administrator). Research administrators from all over […]

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Thursday Top Ten: VCU Libraries Resources to Help with Grant Writing and Research

Today’s Top Ten comes to us from guest blogger Margaret Henderson, of VCU Libraries fame! Here are the top ten resources available to grant writers and researchers at VCU Libraries: DMPTool – There are customized templates for data management or sharing plans for most of the funders who now require a plan with your grant. […]

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