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 Institutes of Health

2022-2023 Virtual NIH Grants Conference & PreCon Events

Register once to access all events.

PreCon Events:

  • NIH Loan Repayment Programs: Supporting the Next Generation of Researchers
    August 25, 2022
  • Navigating Early Career Funding Opportunities
    September 15, 2022
  • Research Misconduct & Integrity
    October 14, 2022
  • Foreign Collaborations: Policies, Processes, & Partnerships
    November 9, 2022
  • Human Subjects: Policies, Clinical Trials, & Inclusion
    December 6 & 7, 2022
  • Making the Most of the 2023 NIH Grants Conference
    January 12, 2023

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.

2021 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 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.

Registration is required.

  • Webinar 1 - Understanding the New NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy
    August 11, 2022 (Recording and slides now available on the Learning page of the NIH Scientific Data Sharing website)
    This session focuses on DMS policy expectations, the applicability of the policy, how to prepare a Data Management and Sharing Plan, and considerations for responsible data sharing.
  • Webinar 2 - Diving Deeper into the New NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy
    Thursday, September 22, 2022, from 1:30 – 3:00 PM ET
    This session dives deeper into specific topics and questions from the community, such as privacy protections for sharing data from human participants.

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.

Registration is required.

  • Webinar 1 - Before Writing: Faculty Readiness and Submission Considerations
    Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET (webinar recording and slides are available)
  • Webinar 2 – Determining Whether a Funding Opportunity is Right for You
    Monday, September 26, 2022, 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET
  • Webinar 3 – Writing a Competitive Application
    Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET

National Science Foundation

2022 NSF Policy Office Webinar Series

2022 NSF Virtual Grants Conference

Dates: June 6-10, 2022

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 (session recordings and slides are available from the Agenda page).

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 (Recording and slides now available).

The NSF CAREER Foundation-Wide Program Briefing 2022  provided 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.

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. 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.