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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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Call for Applications for the Open Science Prize

October 21, 2015

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Does your research facilitate the discovery, adaptation and use of open content? Then consider applying for The Open Science Prize. The Open Science Prize is a partnership between the Wellcome Trust, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to unleash the power of open content and data to advance […]

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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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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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“Funding Opportunities at AHRQ” Workshop, April 15

March 10, 2015

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) supports research to improve the quality, effectiveness, accessibility, and cost effectiveness of health care. On April 15, 2015, the Office of Research and Innovation will host a workshop to introduce researchers to this funding agency. This session is presented by Brent Sandmeyer, MPH, Grants Lead/Social Science Analyst at […]

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Funding for Social and Behavioral Science Research

February 24, 2015

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The Consortium of Social Science Associations has just released a series of fact sheets describing state-by-state funding for social and behavioral science research. COSSA states: In Virginia, colleges and universities received a total of $84 million in FY12 federal dollars to support social and behavioral science research. Virginia Commonwealth University, along with the University of Virginia, led […]

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2015 Call for Proposals: VCU Presidential Research Quest Fund

February 2, 2015

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The Office of Research and Innovation announces the call for 2015 VCU Presidential Research Quest Fund (formerly “PRIP”) proposals to support new, emerging, or continuing research in any discipline or area of focus. All full-time VCU faculty, regardless of rank or tenure status, are eligible to apply. These internal grants make awards up to $50,000 and require […]

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Call for Community Engagement Grants

November 24, 2014

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Deadline: February 20, 2015 at midnight Information: http://www.community.vcu.edu/council-for-community-engagement/community-engagement-grants/ The VCU Division of Community Engagement has announced the solicitation for 2015-2016 Community Engagement Grants. These awards support one-year projects that will enhance and increase university engagement with the greater Richmond community; and will contribute to the research and teaching of VCU units. Two funding opportunities are available: Community Engagement Grants, up […]

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