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Webinar • Thursday, May 10, 2018 • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET


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$249.00 Federal Reviews - How They Work Under Uniform Grant Guidance (OnDemand Recording)

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Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

Federal agencies have long been required to evaluate the merits of an applicant’s funding proposal when awarding financial assistance. If you don’t understand the current federal peer review process, you are missing out on strategies that can help you develop better grant proposals and understand what steps you can take if your proposal is not selected for an award.

Here’s the expert guidance you need to understand exactly how federal reviews work today and how to improve your proposals to win the award.

Register now for Federal Reviews: How They Work Under Uniform Grant Guidance.

In this 90-minute webinar, leading grants consultant Karen Norris sharpens your knowledge of the federal peer review process under the Uniform Guidance. You’ll gain tips for improving the merit review of your proposal  and how to improve your scores.

Plus: What to do if your proposal is not selected for an award. You’ll learn your options including how to determine when it does (and doesn’t) serve your interests to engage congressional representatives. You’ll also have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for insights you can use to improve federal review of you and your funding proposals, including:

  • How the federal peer review process works under uniform grant guidance
  • What to do (and avoid) to improve proposal scores
  • Four key applicant options: selection of reviewers, review comments, resubmission and appeal
  • Risks and benefits when engaging congressional representatives

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to improve your chances of winning much-needed federal funding.

Register now for Federal Reviews: How They Work Under Uniform Grant Guidance.

This webinar is of value to any nonfederal entity that applies for federal funding.


Karen Norris

Karen Norris is nationally recognized in the grants community as a consultant and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for k4rnoco - a k4ren norris company in Gaithersburg, MD. She has experience in grants and contracts for more than 20 years, previously as a grants administrator for educational institutions in the State of Maryland, as an author and managing editor for grants publications, and currently as a consultant. Norris has served on the Board of Directors of professional associations and editorial advisory boards. She is an invited annual presenter at national conferences and training events, including the Grant Professionals Association, National Grants Management Association, Management Concepts, Maryland Governor's Grants Office, Thompson Information Services/Columbia Books, and others. Norris conducts webinars, virtual classes, eLearning, and onsite grants training for federal, state, local and territorial governments and other nonfederal entities. The White House Conference on Aging published her white paper about health grants. Norris has advised and responded to information requests about the grants process for the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management and provided testimony to the Maryland General Assembly about state legislation for the de minimis indirect cost rate. Norris has served as a federal reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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