Agency Sponsored Grant Writing Workshops


Each year, NIH conducts two seminars on program funding and grants administration. These seminars explain the application and review process; clarify Federal regulations and policies; and highlight current areas of special interest or concern. The seminars are appropriate for grants administrators, researchers, and graduate students.

Date Location Registration Information
November 1-4, 2021 Virtual More information @ NIH

In addition to the seminars, NIH offers podcasts on various different grant writing topics (transcripts available).


The NSF grants conference provides key insight into a wide range of current issues at NSF including the state of current funding; new and current policies and procedures; and pertinent administrative issues. The conference is appropriate for new faculty, researchers, educators, and administrators.

Date Location Registration Information
Spring 2022 (anticipated) TBA More information @ NSF

Check out the NSF Resource Center for on-demand webcasts, videos, and presentations from past events.


USDA/NIFA conducts various grantsmanship workshops throughout the year, providing overviews of competitive grants (including program goals and priorities); the grant evaluation process; and past funding statistics. The workshops are appropriate for researchers, educators, extension specialists, and administrators.

Check out the USDA/NIFA Grant Training page to download recent general resources.


The Institute of Education Sciences provides on-demand webinars and technical assistance related to research funding.