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

2022 NSF Policy Office Webinar Series

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).

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 Foundation-Wide Program Briefing 2022

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. 

 The 2021 CAREER webinar slides and recording with captions are now available.

National Endowment for the Arts

Webinar: Introduction to the Arts Public Funding Ecosystem

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.

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. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2022. 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.

National Institutes of Health

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.