Research Development & Grant Writing News
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
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.
January 2023 highlights
- January 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News – We list funding opportunities for scholars in the humanities, social sciences and the arts.
- Recent Funding and Advocacy News in the Humanities and Arts – We discuss the 2023 omnibus spending bill and funding for the humanities.
- Give a Wide Berth to Potential Plagiarism – We discuss NSF’s advice on how to avoid plagiarism in proposals.
- Advice and Resources for Your NSF MRI Proposal – We update advice on how to write a strong NSF MRI proposal based on the new solicitation, and we provide generic project description outlines and a checklist.
- Seven Newly Posted DOE/SC Workforce FOAs – Workforce development is a big priority of the Biden administration. We discuss funding opportunities recently released by DOE focused on workforce development.
- The First Response to a BAA is Often a White Paper – If you’re responding to a broad agency anouncement, be prepared to write a white paper. We discuss the process.
- Too Much Why and Not Enough How – We discuss a common proposal mistake: wasting space describing an obvious need, while neglecting to describe how you will actually meet it (reprinted from the July 2014 issue).
- Faculty Writing Groups In the Humanities –We discuss how faculty writing groups can help faculty in the humanities (reprinted from the March 2020 issue).
- Funding Rates: Actual and Real –Funding rates can seem dauntingly low, but are they really indicators of your likelihood of success?(reprinted from the July 2014 issue)