Working Group on Grant Preparation

This working group offers affiliates the chance to learn more about funding agencies and mechanisms (with an emphasis on the National Institutes of Health) and to obtain feedback from other affiliates on grant proposals in different stages of preparation. If you are interested in joining this group, e-mail Kara Joyner (

Spring 2019

Friday, February 8, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room

Friday, January 11, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
R15 Grants
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room

Summer 2013

Grant Writing
Wednesday, July 24, 1:00 -2:00 pm
Kara Joyner
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room

Fall 2012

Joint meeting with the Add Health Working Group
Wednesday, December 19, 11:00-12:00 
CFDR/NCMFR Conference Room

Ray Swisher, Karen Guzzo, and Kelly Balistreri
"Contextual Influences on Racial and Ethnic Variations in the Transition to Adulthood"

Spring 2011

Mock Study Section CFDR/NCMFR Conference Room

Fall 2010

Writing the Specific Aims Page
Wednesday, December 1, 3:00-4:00 pm
CFDR/NCMFR Conference Room

Overview of NIH Grant Submission Process
Wednesday, November 10, 3:00-4:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room