Research Grant Writing Workshop

Please join the Urban Indian Health Institute and the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Cancer Institute, National Institute of General Medical Science, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse for a free two-day session on federal research grant writing in Seattle, WA.

There are no registration fees associated with this event.

July 24 & 25, 2018
9:00 AM 5:00 PM PDT

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Due to limited capacity, priority enrollment will be given to employees of the following eligible organizations:

  • Urban Indian Health Programs, as defined by Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act;
  • Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) or Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Indian Health Service funded organizations; and
  • National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC) member organizations.

Registration will open to other interested organizations on June 29, 2018.

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Session Description:
Do you work for an urban Indian organization interested in learning more about federal research grant opportunities? Join us for this two-day interactive workshop led by representatives from three National Institutes of Health (NIH) centers.

Training and resource topics include:

  • Federal Research Grants 101: An introduction to NIH grant opportunities
  • Finding the Right Fit: Choosing an appropriate NIH funding instrument and funding mechanism for your organization
  • Get Organized: Tips for preparing and applying for federal research grants
  • Create a Stand Out Application: Discussion on integrating culture, tradition and indigenous values into grant proposals
  • What to Expect: Information on NIH grant review processes
  • Customized Feedback: Optional one-on-one hour-long session with NIH staff to get feedback on grant ideas, grant abstracts, developing competitive strategies and specific aims, and review drafted grant applications