I Spy: How to Read a Grant Application

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

The first step to secure a grant is to learn to be a careful close reader of calls for proposals. What key terms and concepts should you seek? How does the grant language match the funder’s mission? How can you actively demonstrate that your project will help funders achieve their goals? We’ve asked Kristi Fitzpatrick—Director of the Grant Support Office in the UI College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and one of the campus’s sharpest readers and writers of grants—to share her advice.

Free and open to all.

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