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Past Webinars

Grants: How to Get Them and What to Do Next

When: Wednesday, December 4 at 2pm
Where: Mandeville 2nd floor conference room

Synopsis: When money is tight or when experiencing a budget gap, or when launching a new program area or expanding an organization's audience base, we often think "Why not get a grant?" This webinar, presented by Judi Margolin, explores the ins and outs of grantseeking, providing some very specific advice about how to be successful at securing outside funding from both foundations and corporations. Topics covered include the various types of grants, which kinds of grants in which dollar amounts work best for different types of funders, types of grant support, alternatives to cash grants, and how to determine where grants fit in your overall funding scheme. What to do when you actually receive a grant to ensure you are well positioned for the next grant is also addressed.

NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

When: Tuesday, January 14, at 3pm
Where: Mandeville 2nd floor conference room

Synopsis: An informational session for anyone interested in NSF's Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, which provides funds to higher education institutions to support scholarships, stipends, and academic programs for undergraduate STEM majors and post-baccalaurate students holding STEM degrees who earn a teaching credential and commit to teaching in high-need K-12 school districts.

What IS Your Problem? Writing a Compelling Statement of Need

When: Wednesday, January 22, at 2pm
Where: Mandeville 2nd floor conference room

Synopsis: The need statement is arguably the most important part of a grant proposal. Understanding the most effective methods for documenting a need, and then using that information to engage the reader is the key to submitting a powerful grant application. Join GrantStation's CEO, Cynthia Adams, as she talks through not only how to find good information to build the need statement, but also how to grow the reader's interest, and create a sense of urgency around the issue to be addressed. This webinar is full of ideas, examples, and new ways to deliver your message so that the problem you are addressing is a need the grantmaker feels compelled to support!

NSF IUSE Webinar

Tuesday, November 26 at 3pm
Mandeville 2nd floor conference room

The NSF has released a new Program Description PD14-7513 titled Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) that provides a mechanism for submitting proposals for “research-based and research-generating approaches to understanding STEM learning; to designing, testing, and studying curricular change; to wide dissemination and implementation of best practices; and to broadening participation of individuals and institutions in STEM fields.”

Past Courses

Grant Writing: The Hunt - How to Perform Grant Searches

When: Tuesday, December 10 at 2pm
Where: Mandeville 2nd floor conference room

Synopsis: An introductory course to discuss how to perform grant searches and where to look. Feel free to bring your laptop.