2013 Grant Series

Note: This series is capped at 18 participants.

Categories: Administrative Skills, Organizational Development

Level: Fundamental

Type: A La Carte Series
To maximize the collaborative learning, please review your calendar before registering to ensure you can attend the workshops.

Certificate: Participants will receive a certificate of completion if they attend all workshops.

Total Series Time: 6 Hours 

Make-Ups: No make-ups are scheduled for this series.

Pre-requisites: None

Target Audience: Individuals interested in learning about grant writing at JMU.

Series Description: This series is designed to highlight sponsored programs and grant writing at JMU.  


Session One: Basic Grant Writing, Course# TD1500
Monday, September 23, 2013, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Wine-Price

Presented by:  John Hulvey, Director of Sponsored Programs Administration and Accounting

Workshop Description: This overview workshop will cover basic questions that should be addressed when considering a grant proposal. How do you find funding sources and choose the best one for your project? What are some practices that would increase chances for funding? What planning should take place in the initial design of the proposal to ensure that a funded project will be successfully completed? The workshop will be structured toward individuals that have not applied for sponsored programs before or have applied, but have not received funding. Time will be provided to address specific questions. 


Session Two: What Can Sponsored Programs Do For You?, Course# TD1501
Monday, October 21, 2013, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Wine-Price

Presented by: John Hulvey, Director of Sponsored Programs Administration and Accounting

Workshop Description: This workshop will provide an overview of the functions of JMU’s Office of Sponsored Programs Administration and Accounting (SPAA). The focus will on how our personnel can best assist you with proposal development. While there will be some discussion of the federal, state, and university regulations that govern proposal development, the emphasis will be on the services available to help you with the process of applying for an externally funded project from searching for appropriate funding sources, to projecting budgets, to completing agency forms to submitting the application to the sponsor. Time will be provided to address specific questions.  


Session Three: I Have Received a Sponsored Program Award, Now What?, Course #TD1502
Monday, November 18, 2013, 9:00 AM –11:00 AM, Wine-Price

Presented by:  John Hulvey, Director of Sponsored Programs Administration and Accounting

Workshop description: This workshop is intended for individuals that expect to receive grant funding in the near further or will be expected to provide administrative oversight to a project. This ‘post-award’ overview will discuss accounting practices and procedures, documentation and record retention, re-budgeting and no-cost extension requests and close-out of a sponsored project. Several areas of compliance will also be discussed including Effort Reporting and Matching. Time will be provided to address specific questions.

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