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The second annual Conference for High Impact Research will be held on May 14, 2018, specifically to help faculty prepare for the summer research break and will offer distinct sessions and a plenary luncheon. Share knowledge with external experts, information professionals from AU Library, and colleagues at this day-long event. Connect with your Library subject specialist and enjoy learning about furthering your impact with your peers. Sign up to attend the conference and create your custom schedule HERE!

Monday, May 14 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Striking Gold: How to Dazzle Funders with Your Grant Proposal FILLING

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All grant making organizations have their own ways of working, but almost all of them approach the grant making decision process in a relatively similar way. All foundations want to know certain pieces of information such as how does the applicant’s values align with theirs, the applicant’s track record and the impact that the proposed project will make on the community. This session will provide insight from a foundation’s perspective on how grant makers reach decisions and how applicants can position the next proposal for success.


Nikhat Ghouse

Director, DEIA, Univ of Pittsburgh

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Ashley Alexander

Director of Office of Sponsored Programs, American University
Ashley J. Alexander, PhD, joined OSP in July 2015 and has over ten years of sponsored research experience. As Director, Ashley is responsible for providing leadership, support and continuous process improvement for pre-award and post-award services for grants and contracts for all... Read More →
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Tobi Printz-Platnick

Associate Director , The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Tobi Printz-Platnick is an Associate Director with The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, which funds nonprofit organizations in the metropolitan DC area. Her portfolio focuses on education and workforce development. She served as the founding Co-Chair of the Early Care and... Read More →

Monday May 14, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm EDT
Training and Events, Room 150, First Floor