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RDS Catalog (UA only)

This table of RDS resources includes general guidance, templates, RDS webinar slides and handouts, RDS recorded webinars, and other resources. Some files are for internal UA use only and require a UA NetID to login to Box to view or download. Have questions or have a resource to share? Please contact RDS.

RDS Resources

Title Resource Typesort descending Related Funding Entity Description
IES 101 Grant Development
Overview of sponsor requirements, grant application components, a suggested timeline, and tips for submission of proposals for the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER).
NSF CAREER Grant Preparation
The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.
New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding 2nd Edition General Guidance
Strategies to help new faculty get off to a successful start in identifying and competing for grants to support their research.
Finding Funding: Using Pivot Presentation
Presented by Daniel Moseke, Research Development Services Program Manager. Introduction to Pivot workshops are open to campus (faculty, staff, postdocs, and students) interested in learning how to navigate the funding database. Pivot access is available for free to UA employees and students. Learn how to identify, save, track, and share relevant funding opportunities. Pivot contains listings for over $70 billion in funding opportunities and over 11,000 federal, non-federal, and international sponsors.
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2019 Newsletters Proposal Guidance
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2019 Newsletters
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2020 Newsletters Proposal Guidance
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2020 Newsletters
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2017 Newsletters Proposal Guidance
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC - Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2017 Newsletters
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2018 Newsletters Proposal Guidance
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2018 Newsletters
NIH NOT-OD-19-029 Letter Template Template
Institutional letter required for NIH institutional training grants (T15, T32, T34, T35, T36, T37, T90/R90, TL1, TL4). Per NOT-OD-19-029, "applications...must include a letter on institutional letterhead signed by a key institutional leader that describes the institutional commitment to ensuring that proper policies, procedures, and oversight are in place to prevent discriminatory harassment and other discriminatory practices."
NSF Postdoctoral Mentoring Plan Template Template
Each proposal that request funding to support postdoctoral researchers must upload under "Mentoring Plan" in the supplementary documentation section of FastLane, a description of the mentoring activities that will be provided for such individuals. In no more than one page, the mentoring plan must describe the mentoring that will be provided to all postdoctoral researchers supported by the project, regardless of whether they reside at the submitting organization, any subrecipient organization, or at any organization participating in a simultaneously submitted collaborative proposal.

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