Research success often hinges on strong proposal writing and strategic navigation of funding landscapes. This page curates a range of extended training opportunities designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in grant writing, secure funding, and propel your research endeavors to the next level. Explore the programs below to find the best fit for your needs:

CLAS Social Sciences Division Writing Group

Faculty within the Social Sciences Division of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), including those in the School of Social Transformation (SST), can benefit from the CLAS Social Sciences Division Writing Group.

This semester-long course, led by Sherry Boyd-Grossman (who successfully piloted the program in SST this past spring), provides a supportive environment for developing and refining external funding proposals. The program equips participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to craft compelling grant applications, potentially increasing their success in securing research funding.

It is currently running in fall 2023 and will likely run again in the future. For more information, please contact Sherry Boyd-Grossman.

Knowledge Enterprise Washington DC Leadership Forum

The Knowledge Enterprise Washington DC Leadership Forum is a multi-semester training program offered by ASU Knowledge Enterprise and the Federal Research Engagement Office. Designed to equip researchers with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the federal funding landscape, this comprehensive program culminates in a trip to Washington, D.C. Participants gain firsthand experience with the intricacies of federal funding opportunities and the application process. To learn more and submit your application, please visit here.

Moonshot Cohort Workshop

The Moonshot Cohort Workshop is designed to prepare ASU teams to compete for philanthropic “moonshot” funding. Moonshot philanthropy invests in ambitious ideas that have the potential to transform society by tackling our greatest challenges. For further information about the Moonshot Cohort Workshop, please visit the Knowledge Enterprise website for Moonshot Cohort Workshop. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Monro Obenauer.

Philanthropic Research Advancement Faculty Workshop

Developed by Libby Wentz and Clay Tenquist, the workshop is currently co-taught by Suzanne Rinker and Michael Barton. For more details, please contact Suzanne Rinker or Michael Barton.

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