Research Development & Grant Writing News

This resource, published by Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC, provides recent federal agency and foundation-related developments, news on funding opportunities and a host of useful tips to improve grantsmanship and increase proposal competitiveness. Published on the 15th of each month, the newsletter typically addresses such topics as:

  • 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 and archived issues of the newsletter are available campus-wide to anyone with KU account access (ID and password required).

A full list of newsletter article titles is available on the publisher website.

Additional Resources: The Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC has also published the New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding, a useful how-to for those new to the grant-writing process. This Guide is also available to the KU community through KU account access.