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“How to Pursue Funding to Support Your Research” online seminar

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - April 30 @ 5:00 pm MDT

The IDeA Programs Office at Boise State University and Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC presents: “How to Pursue Funding to Support Your Research”, an Online Seminar with consultant Lucy Deckard.

  • 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. MT on Monday, April 29, 2024
  • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. MT on Tuesday, April, 30, 2024

Registration ends on Friday, April 19, 2024.

There are no registration costs to the participant for the workshop or the individual consultation.

We are also offering a LIMITED number of 45-minute individual consultations with Ms. Deckard. During the consultation participants will discuss individual circumstances.

Participants will be required to submit any relevant materials (solicitations, prior reviews, draft Specific Aims, etc.) in advance to Tracy Yarnell, Program Manager no later than Friday, April 26, 2024.

Registration is required for the workshop and individual sessions by visiting:

If your institution blocks Google Forms, please contact Tracy Yarnell at, with your RSVP.

After registration you will receive a calendar invite from Tracy with details regarding the workshop including the Zoom link.

The session “will cover articulating your research agenda, understanding funding agencies, identifying and analyzing funding opportunities (including those for IDeA States), recruiting mentors and collaborations, positioning, developing a project plan, and identifying and talking to your program officer.”

The second part of the day “will focus on the nitty gritty of writing your proposal, stepping through typical sections and discussing what each should accomplish and mistakes to avoid, the review process, and how to interpret and respond to reviews.

Participants will participate in a number of exercises during the workshop sessions, including identifying their program officer, mock discussion with their P.O., and participating in a mock review panel.”

Questions and discussions will be encouraged throughout the workshop. All participants will receive a link to download the workshop materials.

For questions, contact Tracy Yarnell by email at or by phone at 208-426-2238