NIH & NSF Virtual Conferences (Free)

Both the NIH and the NSF have opened registration for major virtual conferences related to their grant processes. The NSF is also hosting a webinar on updates to its proposal and award policies.

Please see all the details below.

Fall 2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration

Are you ready to learn more about the NIH grants process while connecting with NIH/HHS staff and collecting resources to share with your team? This fall, the NIH is bringing back the NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration directly to your computer…FREE of charge! Mark your calendar for Monday, November 1 – Thursday, November 4!

If you’re new to working with the NIH grants process as an investigator or administrator, join us as we connect and collaborate! Here’s what to expect:

Fall 2021 NSF Virtual Grants Conference

National Science Foundation (NSF) Announcing the Fall 2021 NSF Virtual Grants Conference, to be held during the week of October 4-8, 2021. Registration is free of charge. For those who cannot attend the live conference, all recorded conference sessions will be available on-demand shortly after the event and posted on our website and our YouTube page.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Update Webinar

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce that it will offer an NSF Proposal and Award Policy Update Webinar to the research community on Tuesday, September 21, 2021from 2:00 – 3:00pm EST. There is no cost to participate.

The Webinar will provide an overview of significant changes and clarifications to the PAPPG that will take effect on October 4, 2021. The PAPPG Webinar details NSF’s proposal preparation and submission guidelines and provides guidance on managing and monitoring the award and administration of grants and cooperative agreements made by the Foundation.

Registration is Now Open! Please visit to register for the Zoom Webinar.