CAHSSA presents grant proposal writing webcasts on a variety of topics with time to meet and network with faculty with similar research interests at other universities across the state. Recordings of past webinars can be accessed through this page, and webcast resources are also available here.

Past Webcasts

From Idea to Funding: Insights from a Panel of NSF Grant Winners
April 30, 2024
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NSF Build and Broaden and Other Funding for Social Science Research
October 27, 2023, 12:00 – 1:00
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Bullet Journaling for Research Productivity
November 9, 2023, 12:00 – 1:00
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Research Collaborations: Tips for Building Teams and Funding Projects
October 14, 2022, 11:30am-12:30pm
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Describing Social Science Methods in Proposals
May 19, 2022, 12:00 – 2:00
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Developing Grant Budgets & Data Management Plans
April 22, 2022, 10:00 – 12:00
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Anatomy of a Winning Proposal
March 17, 2022
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Funding Strategies for Social Scientists at HSIs
February 18, 2022
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Strategic Planning for Research Careers at HSIs
January 27, 2022
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Training Opportunities

In Summer 2022, we will accept applications to join two additional training opportunities for faculty members who are ready to begin systematically writing full length proposals, either individually or in teams.

Mentored Proposal Writing Groups

Faculty members who have attended three virtual CAHSSA webinars will be eligible to apply to participate in a mentored proposal writing group. Cohorts of 8 faculty members will be led by a faculty mentor and/or a research development professional. Over 6-8 months, cohorts will be guided through the process of writing and peer reviewing a competitive grant proposal for one of the NSF SBE programs. Each participant is expected to submit a regular or CAREER grant proposal to an NSF SBE program within one year of completing the Writing Group.
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Writing Retreats for New Collaborative Teams

Nascent interdisciplinary social science teams who have a well-developed research plan will be eligible to attend CAHSSA Proposal Writing Retreats. Teams will attend a 3-day proposal program during which they will be guided through workshops, presentations, and proposal writing sessions led by experienced faculty members, research development professionals, a writing coach, and NSF program directors. Virtual post-retreat activities will help teams finalize and submit their proposals. Each participating team is expected to submit a collaborative grant proposal to an NSF SBE program within one year of attending the CAHSSA Retreat.
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