Build Grant Seeking Skills

The Research and Large Center Development Office offers a variety of programs to help faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and other researchers build their grant seeking skills, learn about sponsors, and learn how to work more effecitively with collaborators and teams. Special programs are provided for graduate students.

Extended Programs

Multiple-session programs that provide in-depth training and support, often over the span of a semester or full academic year

  • Department of Energy Early Career Research Program
  • NSF CAREER Academy    
  • UP-2-NIH
Recurring Workshops

Single-session workshops that cover topics of perennial interest to researchers and scholars

  • Department of Defense (DoD) University Instrumentation Program (DURIP)
  • Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Annual Open Call Info Session
  • Developing the Broader Impacts Component and Partnerships for NSF Projects
  • Evaluation and Assessment for NSF Projects
  • Funding Scenarios and Search Strategies for Early Career Researchers and Scholars
  • Focus on Fulbright - Programs to Foster International Scholarship
  • Finding Funding - Strategies and Search Tools
  • NIH Overview
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program
  • Positioning Oneself to Succeed in Grantseeking 
  • PUSH USDA: Optimizing Your Project's Chances for Funding by the USDA
Workshop Resources

Slides, handouts, and recordings from Research Development workshops and presentations

Positioning for Grant Seeking Success

Practical advice and strategies that to position yourself to succeed in grant seeking - assessing readiness, getting to know potential funders, building relationships with program officers, and becoming a reviewer

Graduate Student Programs

Programs designed specifically to help graduate students enhance their skills for seeking and securing funding for their research and scholarly activities

Research Communications Academy

The Research Communications Academy (RCA) trains faculty members, graduate students, and research-related staff to effectively communicate the power and impact of UNH scholarship with a broad audience.

Research Development and Grant Writing News

A monthly newsletter for faculty and research professionals that provides timely advice on how to compete successfully for research and education funding from federal agencies and from foundations, including news items related to grant seeking, grants policy, and planning

Contact Information

Kathy Cataneo
Director, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-0357

Lynnette Hentges
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-2002

Michael Thompson
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-5255