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 associated with funding agencies such as Department of State, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and National Science Foundation (NSF).
Dates: Starting January 31, 2022 with a webinar covering Current and Pending Support policy
2022 NSF Virtual Grants Conference
Dates: June 6-10, 2022
Registration opens in May
NSF offers Virtual Grants Conferences designed to give new faculty, researchers, and administrators key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF. NSF program officers also provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and answer attendee questions. The most recent virtual conference was held October 4-8, 2021 (see Agenda).
Dates: May 10 or May 26, 2022 (Registration now open). Same presentation for each session.
The NSF CAREER Foundation-Wide Program Briefing 2022 provides information on the NSF Faculty Early Career Development program (CAREER) solicitation NSF 22-586 including a briefing on the CAREER program and key solicitation requirements followed by a question and answer session. The deadline to apply is fourth Wednesday in July, Annually.
Date: May 4, 2022, 2-3 pm ET (Registration now open)
During this webinar, NEA staff members and representatives from arts agencies across the country will provide an overview of grantmaking opportunities for arts organizations at the federal, regional, state, and local levels of government.
The Fulbright U.S. Scholar program offers diverse opportunities for U.S. academics, administrators and professionals to teach, research, do professional projects and attend seminars abroad.
To identify potential opportunities, visit the Catalog of Awards for details of over 400 awards offered across 135 countries. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2022. Please note that U.S. citizenship is required.
Dates: April - June 2021
Several virtual workshops presented by NEH program staff 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.
2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Grants Administration and Program Funding
Dates: November 1-4, 2021 (see Agenda page for session days and times)
This annual seminar is designed both for those who are new to working with the NIH grants process (administrators, early stage investigators, researchers, graduate students) and for those who are already familiar with NIH. It provides a comprehensive overview of the NIH application and award process, policies and resources, highlighting current areas of special interest or concern.
2021 NIH Virtual Seminar presentation materials including session recordings, presentation slides, and transcripts are currently available.