Each year, NIH conducts two Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants. These seminars explain the application and review process; clarify Federal regulations and policies; and highlight current areas of special interest or concern. The seminars are appropriate for grants administrators, researchers, and graduate students.

Date Location Registration Information
May 3 – 5, 2017 New Orleans, LA Registration available here
October 25 – 27, 2017 Baltimore, MD Registration available here

In addition to the Regional Seminars, NIH offers podcasts on various different grant writing topics (transcripts available as well). More information can be found here.

The two-day Regional Grants Conference provides key insight into a wide range of current issues at NSF including the state of current funding; new and current policies and procedures; and pertinent administrative issues. The conference is appropriate for new faculty, researchers, educators, and administrators.

Date Location Registration Information
June 5 – 6, 2017 Louisville, KY Opens 12:00pm EST on March 30, 2017

Presentation materials from the most recent Regional Grants Conference can be found here.

USDA/NIFA conducts various grantsmanship workshops throughout the year, providing overviews of competitive grants (including program goals and priorities); the grant evaluation process; and past funding statistics. The workshops are appropriate for researchers, educators, extension specialists, and administrators.

General grant training resources and information on past workshops can be found here.

The Institute of Education Sciences periodically conducts webinars related to research funding. A schedule of upcoming webinars can be found here.

Information on past webinars, including links to PowerPoint presentations and PDF transcripts, can be found here.