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 ArtsNational Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and National Science Foundation (NSF).

National Science Foundation

NSF Virtual Grants Conference - June 2024

Dates: June 3-5, 2024 (See Agenda)

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. NSF Virtual Grants Conference - December 2023 recordings and slides are available the NSF Resource Center.

NSF CAREER Program Informational Webinar 2024

Dates: May 3 or May 20, 2024 (webinar recording and slides are available)

The NSF CAREER Program Informational Webinar 2024  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 proposal submission deadline is the fourth Wednesday in July, Annually.

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 Policy Office Webinar Series

National Institutes of Health

2024 NIH Grants Policy Updates Webinar

January 31, 2024

2022-2023 Virtual NIH Grants Conference & PreCon Events

PreCon Events:

2-Day Conference:

  • 2023 Virtual NIH Grants Conference: Funding, Policies, & Processes
    February 1-2, 2023

These events are 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. Taken together, the events provide a comprehensive overview of the NIH application and award process, policies and resources, highlighting current areas of special interest or concern.

2023 NIH Virtual Seminar presentation materials including session recordings, presentation slides, and transcripts are currently available.

2022 NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Webinar Series

This two-part series breaks down the new NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy which takes effect on January 25, 2023 in terms of what it means for stakeholders.

Recordings and slides now available on the Learning page of the NIH Scientific Data Sharing website.

  • Understanding the New NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy
    August 11, 2022
  • Diving Deeper into the New NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy
    September 22, 2022

2022 Grant Writing Webinar Series for Institutions Building Research and Research Training Capacity

This webinar series is designed for faculty and sponsored programs/ research development personnel.

  • Webinar 1 - Before Writing: Faculty Readiness and Submission Considerations
    August 16, 2022 (webinar recording and slides are available)
  • Webinar 2 – Determining Whether a Funding Opportunity is Right for You
    September 26, 2022 (webinar recording and slides are available)
  • Webinar 3 – Writing a Competitive Application
    November 1, 2022 (webinar recording and slides are available)

National Endowment for the Arts

Webinar: Introduction to the Arts Public Funding Ecosystem

Date: May 4, 2022 (Recording available)

During this webinar, NEA staff members and representatives from arts agencies across the country provided an overview of grantmaking opportunities for arts organizations at the federal, regional, state, and local levels of government.

Department of State

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

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. Please note that U.S. citizenship is required.

Several webinars are offered each month to provide information about Fulbright opportunities around the world. To view upcoming and archived webinars, visit the Webinar Schedule and Webinar Archive.

National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH Virtual Workshops

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.