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NIH Posts Reminder To Applicants About Being Complete and Compliant

Sometimes it helps us all to get a reminder. That’s why many of us use the meeting prompt feature in our Outlook calendars to let us know that there is something coming up on our agenda. Grant applicants also need…

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Resist the Temptation To Lie on Grant Applications

As part of covering grants over the past decade, I can’t tell you how many conference sessions I’ve attended where, in discussing grant applications, the presenter has stressed that applicants should be truthful in presenting themselves and their organization. Don’t…

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Letters of Support – How Useful Are They?

(This post first appeared as an article in Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report and was written by Karen Norris, grants manager for Montgomery College in Rockville, Md. She has more than 20 years of experience supporting educational institutions in the state…

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Become a Grant Reviewer to Become a Better Applicant

One of the smartest things a grantseeker can do is find a way to get inside the heads of those who make the decisions about which grant applications to fund. Sometimes that’s as simple as reading the fine print of…

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Help Reviewers Remember and Love Your Proposal

(This guest post was written by Dr. Phyl Renninger and Dr. Karen Stinson, co-authors of a number of Thompson’s grant-related publications.  Dr. Renninger is the Director of Resource Development for Florida State College at Jacksonville and the president of the…

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