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NSF Funding Toolkit – NEW

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Give your grant application an edge by implementing the how-to advice found inside this NSF Funding Toolkit. This must-have information includes step-by-step guidance, best practices and grant strategies by NSF funding experts.

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Limited-Time Offer Until Nov. 23rd!
Order this NSF Funding Toolkit for only $749 $279!
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Your toolkit includes the NSF manual in PDF or *Print, and 3 must-have Webinars:


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NSF Grant Application Mentor: An Educational How-to Manual
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212-page manual available in PDF format. (*print available for an extra $49).
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If you are currently preparing your NSF grant application, are soon to renew an existing grant, or will be seeking NSF funding in the near future look no further.
This unique 212-page, how-to manual coaches you on how to optimally prepare the vital components of your NSF grant application one section at a time! This 4th edition includes all of the recently announced PAPPG changes and clarifications for applications submitted on or after Jan. 25, 2016.
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Inside this manual you will find step-by-step guidance for:

  • Starting the Grant Application Process
  • Understanding NSF’s Review Criteria and Reviewers
  • Successfully Presenting Your Project and Your Individual Qualifications
  • Documenting Your Resources and Commitment to the Research Community
  • Demonstrating the Significance of Your Research Topic
  • Reporting and Compliance Essentials for Human Subjects and Animals
  • The NSF Review Process: Tactics for Submitting a Winning Proposal
  • Click here to view the table of contents.


If you would like to purchase this manual only, please click here.


How to Create a Successful Data Management Plan (DMP) for Your NSF Proposal
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How to Create a Successful Data Management Plan (DMP) for Your NSF Proposal
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60 Minute On-Demand Webinar. Available in CD, MP4 or PDF Transcript.
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During this insightful Webinar you will learn what counts as data, and understand the NSF’s expectations and requirements for the data management plan. Your expert presenter will cover how to think about managing your data before you begin your proposed research to insure usability, long-run preservation and access. You will get the guidelines on funding the plan and examine model data management plans and processes to create them. This is not hard but it is a requirement for a competitive proposal.
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Top 5 Challenges:

  • Knowing what counts as data.
  • Understanding the NSF’s expectations and requirements for the data management plan.
  • Following policies for access, sharing and rights management.
  • How to determine the requirements specific to the Directorate, Office, Division, Program, or other NSF unit.
  • Finding model data management plans and processes to create them.

.Crafting a Successful CAREER Proposal, One of the NSF’s Most Prestigious Awards....

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Crafting a Successful CAREER Proposal, One of the NSF’s Most Prestigious Awards
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60 Minute On-Demand Webinar. Available in PDF Transcript Transcript Only.
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The National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award Program provides five years of financial support for “junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.” Success in a CAREER proposal involves strong research plans, integrated education plans and a great deal of grantsmanship in constructing a competitive proposal for a very competitive program. This is a real opportunity to vision a melding of your future research and education efforts into an integrated whole.
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5 Key Take-Aways:

  • Descriptions of successful CAREER awards across NSF directorates.
  • Insight into the review process which often involves co-reviews within various NSF divisions.
  • Strategies to involve other educational institutions such as two year colleges as part of the required education plan.
  • Resources for developing evaluation plans.
  • Ideas for developing inter-, multi-, trans-disciplinary approaches pushing the frontiers of education and research.

Storytelling to Inspire Funders:Describing Your Research in a Whole New Way.

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Storytelling to Inspire Funders: Describing Your Research in a Whole New Way
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60 Minute On-Demand Webinar. Available in CD, MP4 or PDF Transcript.
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During this inspirational Webinar, Dr. John Greenhoe will show how researchers can get traction through anecdotal messages that attract human interest. A veteran foundation professional with a creative writing background, Greenhoe is uniquely qualified to show how storytelling can drive home the importance of your research. . This Webinar will also include examples that show how stories can be employed to showcase research in grant reports, proposals and cases for support. You will examine several storytelling examples that will get the attention of funders and significantly increase your chances for success. If you are a researcher looking for innovative techniques that can attract new sources of funding, this “can’t miss” Webinar is perfect for you.
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5 Key Take-Aways:

  • PIs will learn how to take a fresh perspective when explaining their research.
  • PIs will understand the power of the “story of one.”
  • PIs will be ready to use funder/donor centered language when telling stories about their research.
  • PIs will learn ways to condense their research into paragraphs/sentences/
    bullet points that tell stories.
  • PIs will use their storytelling writing to build strong presentations (elevator
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Please note the following for your On-Demand Webinars: For CD purchases, please allow 5-7 days for delivery. MP4 and Transcript purchases are fulfilled immediately after purchase (for online orders). For MP4 or PDF Transcript fax orders, fulfillment will be done via email within 24-48 hrs.
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This educational pack is brought to you as a training tool by the Principal Investigators Association, which is an independent organization. The information presented and its contents are not connected with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or the National Science Foundation (NSF), nor are they endorsed by these agencies. All views expressed are those personally held by the author and are not official government policies or opinions.


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