Sponsored Research & Federal Relations - Workshops


Sponsored Research Brownbag Lunch Workshops 2018-2019

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October 2018: Meet the Sponsors
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 2018: NEW! Writing National Science Foundation Proposals: Tips and Tricks for New PIs
Thinking about writing a proposal to the National Science Foundation? Experienced campus faculty who have successfully pursued and received NSF awards will share what they have learned about the NSF proposal writing process, review panels and award negotiations.

January 2019: NEW! Grants 101 Bootcamp for PIs and Project Directors (1.5 hrs)
This workshop is designed especially for PIs and Project Directors who are responsible for managing the grant funds awarded to them in compliance with sponsor requirements, FLC policies, and Uniform Guidance or UG. We will review your responsibilities for such things as reporting, paying people, purchasing, and show you some cool reporting tools for budget activity tracking so you don’t overspend. (And you thought all you had to do was the research!)

January 2019: Grants 101 for Department Admins (1.5 hrs)
Do grant related tasks give you the willies? If so, please attend this workshop designed especially for Department Administrative Assistants. We’ll explain everything you need to know about the pre and post award work flow process, clarify all forms (EAS, PDS, CARF, Sub Recipient, etc), explain grant budgeting, purchasing procedures and a lot more. (Admins have permission to attend 1.5 hours.)

February 2019: Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing for Beginners
Fasten your seatbelts for this fast-paced overview of the entire pre-award grant process, from searching for and assessing grant opportunities, to writing the major sections of a proposal, to routing your proposal in Cayuse, and submission.