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Grants.gov brings together Federal awarding agencies and applicants, helping to streamline the grant process.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services responsible for biomedical and health-related research.

  • Peer Review Webinars The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) has hosted a series of Meet the Experts in NIH Peer Review in November 2014 and 2015. These webinars were designed to give different groups of applicants useful insights into the application submission and peer review processes.
  • Grant Process Overview Tricks and tips as you review the NIH grant proposal lifecycle
  • eRA Training Training and communication tools to make your experience with the eRA system easier, including web-based tutorials, presentations and other resources.
  • Training and Career Development NIH supports Research Training and Career Development programs to help prepare individuals for careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical research.
  • Rigor and Reproducibility NIH developed four video modules with accompanying discussion materials that focus on integral components of reproducibility and rigor in the research endeavor, such as bias, blinding, and exclusion criteria.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. NSF is one of the largest federal funders for research projects within the College of Engineering.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

 USDA intramural and extramural science helps to protect, secure, and improve food, agricultural and natural resources systems.

  • USDA | NIFA Guidance you need to navigate all stages of the grant process.

National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)

NCURA serves its members and advances the field of research administration through education and professional development programs, the sharing of knowledge and experience, and by fostering a professional, collegial, and respected community.

Society of Research Administrators (SRA) International

The Society of Research Administrators International (SRA International) is the premier global research management society providing education, professional development and the latest comprehensive information about research management to 5,200 members from over 40 countries.

  • Online Education Live or on-demand webinars available
  • Midwest Section Meetings Members can network with their local peers as well attend education sessions.
  • SRA Annual Meeting (2016) The Annual Meeting features a full slate of industry, government and subject matter expert speakers, as well as the prestigious Senior Executive Institute, focused specifically on the needs of high level decision-makers.

BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)

BBCetc is a training and consulting company providing benfits to see technology-based small businesses reach their milestones, and provide high-value information, training, and guidance to help move them along that path. From macro to micro, from individuals to companies and institutions, and from SBIR/STTR assessment to post-award administration.

  • Recorded Webinars SBIR/STTR Pursuit Webinar Library. Webinars are free to Michigan-based companies and entrepreneurs as well as BBCetc client companies in other states.