Research Development & Grant Writing News

This newsletter provides recent federal agency and foundation developments, news on funding opportunities and tips to improve grantsmanship and increase proposal competitiveness.

The monthly newsletter, published by  Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC, typically addresses the following topics:

  • Information on new and continuing solicitations (most commonly federal)
  • Articles and links to topics of interest to grant writers
  • Analysis of sponsor policies, financials and activities
  • Suggestions for successful team and consortium building efforts

 

Current issue

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September 2022 (.pdf)

Contact Doug Bornemann if you would like to view past issues of Research Development & Grant Writing News. Find below the highlights of the current issue. 

September 2022 highlights

 

  • Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & NewsWe list funding opportunities for scholars in the humanities, social sciences and the arts.
  • Where Research Begins: Choosing A Research Project in the Humanities and Social Sciences We discuss a new book by Mullaney and Rea.
  • Getting the Writing Right—Newly Funded NSF ERCs Recently funded Engineering Research Centers got both the science and writing right. Use these projects as examples.
  • New NSF Opportunities for Social Scientists NSF is increasingly interested in funding research to address complex socio-technical and techno-scientific problems related to other disciplines they fund, including biology, computer science, and engineering. We discuss new opportunities for social scientists related to these topics.
  • Review Criteria Across Funding Agencies—What New Faculty Need to Know We discuss how to plan production of multiple proposal drafts to achieve continuous improvement (reprinted from Sept. 2018 issue)
  • Editing, Revising, and Rewriting Your Proposal We discuss how to plan production of multiple proposal drafts to achieve continuous improvement (reprinted from Sept. 2018 issue)
  • Preparing to Write Your Proposal  – We discuss steps for new PIs  (reprinted from Sept. 2018 issue).
  • Writing the Proposal – We discuss steps to writing your proposal (reprinted from Sept. 2018 issue).