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New Compliance Checklist for National Science Foundation Grants
Let's talk about the new compliance checklist for National Science Foundation grants.
You Need a Grant Team!
Let’s be honest. Grant professionals can secure grant awards without a grant team in place. But it’s much more difficult and ultimately can result in implementation problems. We simply cannot be successful in the long term if we have to work in a silo or vacuum, as an island, or any other analogy that comes to mind. We need to interact with a wide variety of our colleagues to optimize our success and minimize our stress levels.
Writing Effective and Professional Emails for Agency Based Grant Professionals
For most grant professionals, sending emails is as natural as breathing air. We do it without thinking much about how our messages will be perceived. I would like to offer some simple rules and advice on how to get the most out of your emails to coworkers, proposal development team members, and administrators.
Rethinking How We Talk About Our Organizations
Larry Raff proposes that we call the organizations you and I work for stakeholder corporations. We would then elicit a more positive response by explaining the similarities we have to shareholder corporations, rather than focusing on the differences. I agree.
The Evolution of Evaluation: Part 3
In this last part, I will cover common risk factors that could increase the likelihood of your organization being audited, common grant myths not to believe, and the top audit findings that you need to avoid.