Sponsored Research & Federal Relations


Sponsored Research Brownbag Lunch Workshops 2017-2018

All workshops are held from 12:15 – 1:15 pm unless otherwise noted.

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October 2017: Meet The Sponsors
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Location: SU 163, Student Senate

This annual workshop is a great opportunity to get acquainted with our generous local sponsors and learn what’s new! Representatives from the Ballantine Family Fund/Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado and LPEA (Round-Up and Educational Grants) will update you about their respective foundations and answer your questions.

November 2017: Using Cayuse 424
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Location: EBH 40

Before ever submitting your proposal to a funding agency, you must route it for internal FLC approvals via Cayuse, the electronic grant management system. If you have never used Cayuse, just need a “tune-up,” or have a proposal in the works, you’ll learn how to do it all here.

January 2018: NEW!! Submitting a proposal to the Ballantine Family Fund NEW!!
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Location: EBH 40

The Ballantine Family Fund has changed its online system for submitting grant proposals. Although complicated at first, it’s simple once you get a handle on all the moving parts. This workshop will walk you through each step.

January 2018: NEW!! Grants 101 for Department Admins NEW!!
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Location: SU 163, Senate Chambers

Time: Noon-1:30 pm (Permission granted from Deans to attend for 1.5 hours)
Do grant related tasks give you the willies? If so, please attend this new workshop designed especially for Department Admins. We’ll explain everything you need to know about the pre and post award work flow process, clarify all forms (EAS, PDS, Sub Recipient, etc), explain grant budgeting, purchasing procedures and a lot more.

February 2018: My grant has been funded...Help! (Back by popular demand!)
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location: SU 163, Student Senate

After months of hard work and anticipation you get word that you grant has been funded!! But…now what? What’s a project data sheet? How do you actually spend the funds? How do you track your budget to be sure you don’t…gulp…overspend? Learn how to efficiently manage your grant (lovingly known as “staying out of jail” in the grant world) from award letter to close out and everything in between.