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Registration now open for Ready, Set, Grant!

December 15, 2015

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Registration for VCU’s Ready, Set, Grant! workshops is now open. Ready, Set, Grant! offers an array of presentations and hands-on workshops designed to build the VCU community’s skills in competitive grantsmanship. Scheduled for January 12-14, 2016, attendees can participate in program of more than 40 workshops to gain knowledge, develop strategies, and access resources to increase their ability to […]

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Countdown to “Ready, Set, Grant!”

October 16, 2015

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The Virginia Commonwealth University Office of Research and Innovation is pleased to host Ready, Set, Grant! on January 12-14, 2016.  These workshops will offer a broad array of information and strategies to strengthen your competitiveness for extramural funding. Ready, Set, Grant! is a university-wide effort. The agenda, which is now being finalized, features presenters who are experts in all stages of the sponsored […]

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VCU Quest Innovation Funds Proposals due October 30

October 14, 2015

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The VCU Quest Innovation Fund (QIF) has recently been announced, and the internal grant program has undergone notable changes since applications were last solicited. Designed to foster the growth of Virginia Commonwealth University’s culture of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship, the QIF now offers three funding pools that reflect important elements of our role in the […]

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“IOS in Focus” Features Unique Approaches to Broader Impacts

September 29, 2015

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IOS In Focus, a blog of the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems at the National Science Foundation, has started a new feature called Focus on Broader Impacts. They state: While there’s no magic formula for proposing and completing Broader Impacts activities, IOS will use this feature to highlight awardees with unique and/or creative approaches to Broader Impacts. In […]

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Upcoming Internal Grant Deadlines

September 22, 2015

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Various units across Virginia Commonwealth University make small grant awards to leverage a projects’ competitive for future extramural funding and to meet the institution’s strategic goals. Several of those programs have deadlines within the next few weeks or months, so make sure that you are preparing your applications. Please go to the program webpage for details and a […]

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Mark Your Calendars: 2015 NSF Grants Conference

August 6, 2015

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The Fall 2015 National Science Foundation Grants Conference will be hosted by Georgetown University in Arlington, VA on November 2-3, 2015. Key officials representing each NSF program directorate, administrative office, Office of General Counsel, and Office of the Inspector General will participate in this two-day conference. The conference is considered a must, particularly for new […]

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Call for Applications: American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant

June 3, 2015

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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 limited to health services, […]

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Watch the “Funding Opportunities at AHRQ” Workshop

May 4, 2015

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On April 15, 2015, the Office of Research and Innovation hosted a funding workshop entitled “Getting Funded: An AHRQ Grants Overview.”  A video of that workshop is now available. The session was presented by Brent Sandmeyer, MPH, Grants Lead/Social Science Analyst at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Policy. Mr. Sandmeyer discussed: The structure and priorities of […]

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IES Releases Funding Announcements

April 15, 2015

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The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute for Education Sciences has released FY2016 funding announcements for grant competitions in education and special education research and training. The competitions are: Education Research Grants (84.305A); Special Education Research Grants (84.324A); Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences (84.305B); Research Training Programs in Special Education (84.324B); Education Research and Development […]

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2015 NSF CAREER Solicitation Issued

March 13, 2015

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The National Science Foundation has just issued the new solicitation (NSF 15-555) for the 2015 cycle of its Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) competition. Although most information and requirements remain the same as in past years, investigators should take note of the following: Submission Deadlines Full Proposals to BIO, CISE, and EHR are due July 21, 2015. […]

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