RF CUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: Russell Sage Foundation and William T. Grant Foundation

Overview of Webinar: This webinar will provide researchers with information on funding opportunities in two philanthropic nonprofit organizations. The Russell Sage Foundation was established for the improvement of social and living conditions in the United States. It dedicates itself to strengthening the methods, data, and theoretical core of the social sciences to better understand societal

RF CUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: Seminar for CUNY Graduate Students Seeking Grants

Overview of Webinar: This webinar will provide CUNY graduate students with information on funding opportunities that are available for them from Federal agencies and philanthropic nonprofit organizations. Students will be exposed to databases with information on funding opportunities where they can search for announcements in their specific area of research. The webinar will also address

RF CUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: NSF Mid-Career Advancement Program (MCA)

Overview of Webinar: Through MCA, the NSF is seeking to fund mid-career scientists who wish to substantively advance their research program and career trajectory. A primary objective of this program is to ensure that scientists and engineers remain engaged and active in cutting-edge research at a critical career stage replete with constraints on time that

RF CUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) Grants

Overview of Webinar: International engagement is increasingly critical to keeping the U.S. globally competitive at the frontiers of knowledge. The PIRE program supports a set of cutting-edge interdisciplinary projects focused on use-inspired research on climate change and/or clean energy in which advances require international collaboration. PIRE projects support team readiness to grow into prominent enduring

RF CUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: NSF Career Grants

Overview of Webinar: The Faculty Early Career Development (Career) Program is an NSF-wide activity that offers prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. The Career Program proposal should contain

RFCUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: National Science Foundation S-STEM Program

The main goal of the NSF S-STEM program is to enable low-income students with academic ability, talent or potential to pursue successful careers in promising STEM fields. The S-STEM program seeks to increase the number of academically promising low-income students who graduate with a S-STEM eligible degree and contribute to the American innovation economy with

RFCUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: Writing Competitive Grant Applications Focusing on Project Summaries and Project Descriptions

Project descriptions and summaries are important sections in grant proposals that need to be carefully presented with a focus on the needs of the Principal Investigator project and the sponsor program goals. While preparing the document, emphasis should be given to the quality of information and how the information is organized, structured, and presented. These

RFCUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: How to Develop an Evaluation Plan for your Grant Application

Not all grant proposals require an evaluation plan; however, in recent years most program announcements and funding opportunities stipulate an evaluation strategy or plan with specific milestones. If an evaluation plan is required, it will be listed in the program announcement. Most often, larger, more involved grant proposals always will require an evaluation plan. An

RFCUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: The Spencer Foundation

The Spencer Foundation works to investigate ways in which education can be improved around the world. There is a great dedication to research, as it is necessary for the improvement of education. The Spencer Foundation supports research programs in high-quality investigations of education. By awarding research grants, and fellowships the foundation strengthens the connections in

RFCUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars: U.S. Department of Education – The Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE)

Overview of Webinar: FIPSE is a unit of the Higher Education Programs within the Office of Postsecondary Education, FIPSE's mandate is to "improve postsecondary educational opportunities" across a broad range of concerns. Through its various grant competitions, FIPSE seeks to support the implementation of innovative educational reform ideas, to evaluate how well they work, and