Funding Agency Events

Virtual Workshops and Conferences Hosted by Funding Agencies

Virtual workshops or conferences hosted by funding agencies can provide broad introductory information about topics such as mission, priorities, opportunities, and the application and review process or more focused information about a specific opportunity.  Recordings of these events are often posted for those unable to attend the live event. This page lists some events hosted by funding agencies such as Department of Energy (DOE), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and National Science Foundation (NSF).

Department of Energy

BES Early Career Network presents: Grant Writing for Early Career Scientists

Date: Thu, 05/27/2021 - 1 p.m. -  2 p.m. EDT
This Zoom webinar is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

The DOE Basic Energy Sciences - Early Career Network (BES ECN) is a group of graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and early career scientists from current Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC), Energy Innovation Hubs, Computational Materials Sciences awards (CMS), and Computational Chemical Sciences awards (CCS). BES ECN is hosting this virtual event. Learn tips and best practices from experts on how to successfully craft a scientific proposal for federal grants, industry partnerships, and non-profit support. After short presentations from each panelist, there will be a live question and answer session with the audience.

National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH Virtual Workshops

Dates: April - June 2021

Several virtual workshops presented by NEH program staff will provide information about NEH grant opportunities, deadlines, and application information.

The NEH Virtual Grant Workshops page provides information about how to join each live event as well as links to recordings and handouts.

Recordings of these workshops and other NEH events can be found on the NEHgov YouTube channel.

National Science Foundation

NSF Spring 2021 Virtual Grants Conference

Dates: June 7-11, 2021
Registration is free of charge and opens on Wednesday, May 5 at 12 p.m. EST.

The Spring 2021 NSF Virtual Grants Conference is designed to give new faculty, researchers, and administrators key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF. NSF program officers will be providing up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and answering attendee questions.

The NSF Policy Office Outreach Resource Center lists recordings of past events which can also be found at the NSF Policy Office YouTube channel.

NSF CAREER Webinar 2021

Dates: May 14 or May 20, 2021 from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. Same presentation for each session.
Register in advance for this webinar.

The NSF CAREER Webinar 2021 will provide information on the NSF Faculty Early Career Development program (CAREER) solicitation NSF 20-525 including a briefing on the CAREER program and key solicitation requirements followed by a question and answer session.

 The 2021 webinar recording will be posted.  The 2020 CAREER webinar slides and recording with captions are currently available.