Grantforward training- Recorded November 28,2023  12:00pm - 1:00pm

GrantForward is a search engine dedicated to helping institutions and individuals find grants to fund their research. This training will provide faculty and staff an introduction to accessing GrantForward, and an opportunity to learn more about customizing a researcher profile and receiving personalized grant recommendations.  

grant writing workshop and pop-up series

A collaborative virtual series offered by: Minnesota State Mankato, St. Cloud State University, Winona State University, & Bemidji State University

Following the grant lifecycle, this workshop series provides faculty and staff with tools and strategies to lead and manage grants at each stage. Those new or returning to grantsmanship are encouraged to join all the sessions consecutively; however, participants are not required to attend all sessions. Each topic in the series offers on-demand workshop presentation and pop-up topics, for anyone new or for those wanting a refresher, with new pop-up topics offered virtually throughout the 2022-2023 academic year.

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Questions? Contact Kristel Seth (

Faculty Research Grant (FRG) Workshops

Join RASP Grants Coordinator Jeane McGraw for this review of FRG guidelines, application materials, and Q&A. Learn more about this internal funding opportunity. Please register in advance.

Next Workshop: Spring - 2024 - Tuesday, January 23rd - 10:00 am -CSU Room 204 

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Learn More About FRG Grants

FRG Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester - October 3, 2023
  • Spring Semester - February 29, 2024

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will be presenting this workshop in person. FRG guidelines and application materials will be reviewed. Must register in advance by emailing Jeane McGraw, , (minimum 5 attendees).

The purpose of a Faculty Research Grant (FRG) at Minnesota State University, Mankato is to encourage excellence in research, scholarship, and creative activities among Minnesota State Mankato faculty. These seed grants support faculty initiatives in all disciplines including basic, applied, and pedagogical research as well as creative projects. New researchers are especially encouraged to apply.  More information on Faculty Research Grants (FRGs)

EPA Grant Webinars

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National Institutes of health virtual Grants Conference - February 2023

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National Science Foundation Virtual Grants conference - Fall 2023

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Self Paced Training

  • CITI training: The Essentials of Grant Proposal Development: This professional development series aims to take the mystery out of grant writing by walking participants through the process with a step-by-step guide. The course includes getting started in grant writing, finding and selecting funding opportunities, crafting a proposal development plan, creating a proposal narrative, understanding required proposal elements, preparing a budget, and more.
  1. Modules provide in-depth discussion, videos, exercises, and other learning elements that breakdown the critical aspects of grant proposal development.
  2. Focuses on a variety of funding sources, including the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation.

You can register (for free!) through the University’s subscription, create an account, and add the course to your portfolio. If you have any questions, please contact Kristel Seth at


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