Higher Education Grant Series: When Worlds Collide – A University Collaborative Model


IHE Grant Series: When Worlds Collide: A University Collaborative Model
Session 3 of the IHE Starting an Office of Sponsored Research Series

Participants will learn to navigate between the competing assumptions of, “My university has a grant writer,” and “The grant writer is the expert” when working in an Institution of Higher Education. Pros and cons of collaborative grantsmanship as perceived by academic teaching faculty and the advancement (fundraising) department will be discussed.

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What you will learn:

  • Identification of non-collaborative and collaborative perspectives on grantsmanship at an IHE
  • Identification of changes necessary to creating a more collaborative grantsmanship culture
  • Identification of ROI, strengths, and challenges of a collaborative grantsmanship model

The trainers for these sessions are all credentialed grant professionals (GPCs) who agree to adhere to the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Code of Ethics. All of the trainings in this series align with the Grant Professionals Certification Institute’s competencies and skills

GPCI Competencies and Skills: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8

This training aligns with the Grant Professional Certification Institute’s Competencies and Skills and is approved for 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU). Full participation in this training is also applicable for 1.0 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Length: 60 minutes

Price: $25

IHE Grant Training Series
Series A: Starting an Office of Sponsored Research

Whether you are new to grant writing or you are ready to advance your career as a grant professional, institutions of higher education (IHEs) are a great place to start! Working as a grant professional at a college or university requires a high degree of collaboration to get the job done. At Assel Grant Services, we have grant professionals who specialize in helping IHEs develop their grant strategy and secure funding for the institution’s strategic initiatives.

This set of professional development series is designed to help grant writers and managers at IHE’s develop a flourishing grant program that will help move the institution forward toward meeting its long-term goals. Major topics to be addressed include:

  • Developing an office of sponsored research;
  • Building a career as a grant professional in an IHE;
  • Developing grantsmanship collaboration across the university;
  • Aligning grants to the institution’s strategic plan; and
  • Grants and capital campaigns at IHEs.

If you would like to arrange a custom scheduled training for your organization, please email us to speak to one of our Training staff. If you would like information about all our upcoming trainings, please subscribe to our monthly Training Newsletter!

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