We offer a variety of workshops for faculty to help them to better navigate the process of applying for funding. Please contact the ORCA office to schedule.
Workshop #1: Finding Funding
Come discover the various funding databases accessible through BYU. Learn how to identify funding opportunities and initiating a proposal.
Workshop #2: Grant Writing
Learn to identify and lay the groundwork for a proposal while avoiding common proposal preparation errors. Develop the correct writing style for research proposals and good budgeting basics.
Workshop #3: Proposal Preparation
Learn the process of developing a proposal including: budget creation, boilerplate forms, and writing. Also includes information on BYU Central Administration policies and the role of ORCA.
Workshop #4: Grants.gov
Learn the process of preparing a proposal and applying for funding opportunities through Grants.gov for all potential federal government sponsors except the National Science Foundation.
Workshop #5: NSF's FastLane
Learn how to prepare a proposal and apply for funding through the National Science Foundation's FastLane proposal submission system.
Workshop #6: Post-Award
Understand the rules and regulations affecting BYU awards. Learn what you can and can't do. Also includes an introduction to Grants &
Contracts Accounting and Technology Transfer Offices.
Writing Successful Grants Exercises