October 2008 Archives

Updates and Resources

Navigate: The CLA Database for Grant and Fellowship Opportunities for Faculty and Graduate Students

What Is The Responsible Conduct for Research (RCR) Continuing Ed Requirement?

CLA Internal Awards and Funding Sources

Next Learning The Ropes Workshop: TBA

Topics Covered


Conducting Targeted Funding Searches


  • An overview of U of M funding contexts, including the U of M Foundation and CLA External Relations
  • Sources for Internal Funding
  • External Searches: RFP's vs. Foundation Searches
  • Policies on Approaching Foundations

Developing a Strategic Proposal


  • Understanding fundability
  • Approaching program officers
  • Strategic grant proposal (characteristics)
  • Guidelines & evaluation criteria
  • Audiences
  • Writing the proposal
    • Typical pieces of a proposal
    • Persuasion
    • Writing, period (clarity, logic, ease of reading)

Proposal Submission through Sponsored Projects Administration


  • IRB, Institutional Review Board
  • RCR, Responsible Conduct for Research - Educational Requirement
  • REPA, Report of External Professional Activities. How & when to file a REPA
  • SPA, U of MN Office of Sponsored Projects Administration
  • EGMS, Proposal Development and Forms Routing Tool
  • PRF, Proposal Routing Form

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