How to Locate Grant Funding Opportunities Workshop Oct. 22 & 23

Sep. 27, 2013

The Office of Sponsored Programs, in collaboration with the University Libraries, is pleased to offer a workshop to assist faculty in identifying funding opportunities that match their research ideas and expertise. The workshop will be held on two consecutive days Tuesday, October 22, 10-11 a.m. and Wednesday, October 23, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Both are to be held in BEH 102, and the same material will be presented on both days.

Come to this informative, hands-on workshop and learn how to utilize existing resources and search for current funding opportunities that match your expertise and research areas.

Topics will include:

Demonstration of searchable databases available to UNLV faculty, such as:

  • Grants Resource Center (GRC)
  • Foundation Directory

Determining how to receive direct notification of relevant funding opportunities through:

  • GRC Faculty Alerts
  • RSS feeds

Learning more about the solicitation or program announcement, such as:

  • Due dates
  • Formats
  • Proposal components

Understanding aspects of eligibility, including:

  • Institution type
  • Individual awards

Seating is limited: All who are interested are encouraged to attend, but priority will be given to UNLV faculty.  Please RSVP Kathleen Norton at 895-1357 or via email at [email protected]

For more information related to Sponsor Programs:  Contact 702•895•1357 or visit

For more information related to University Libraries: Contact 702•895•2100 or visit