Weekly Memo of Announcements – Jan. 11, 2018

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From the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, SF State research.sfsu.edu

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
A digest of updates and announcements Jan 11, 2018
Featured Announcement

ORSP Weekly Funding Opportunities 

This year we are excited to share with you that the Weekly Memo is getting a new look. We are attempting to make it more user- and mobile-friendly. We are also separating the funding announcements from the other research and scholarship, workshop, ORSP office related announcements. A new weekly fu nding opportunities list will be sent to you from Pivot.

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ORSP Weekly Funding Opportunities 

To see the new funding opportunities provide to you, you’ll need to claim your Pivot profile here.

If you’re not using Pivot  to search for funding opportunities now is the perfect time to start.

What’s Pivot?

See the easy guide in the next section to learn how to create/claim your profile using your SFSU ID.

Pivot Funding Research Tool 

ORSP provides campus-wide access to the powerful and flexible funding research tool “Pivot.”

With a few easy steps, you can sign up for a Pivot account, link it to a pre-populated profile (or create a new one), and instantly find funding opportunities. For step-by-step instructions on getting started with pivot follow the steps here.  

For how to get the most from Pivot check out their YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProQuestPivot

Still have questions please contact Jessica Mankus jmankus@sfsu.edu.

Grant Management Tip of the Week 
10 Common Grant-Writing Mistakes (The Chronicle,01/04/18)

If you are applying for a grant…

  • Review the funding opportunity announcement to confirm appropriateness and eligibility
  • Tell ORSP you want to apply by filling out our online PI CheckList
  • Consider contacting the Program Officer to discuss suitability of idea(s)

Stay on the Route to Successful Grant Submissions

Free Online Workshops

 Introduction to Finding Grants

• Introduction to Proposal Writing

• Introduction to Project Budget


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