Posts Tagged ‘foundation’

Congrats! 9 OHSU grad students receive highly sought-after Scholar Award

This year Portland’s Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation has designated nine students from OHSU’s Graduate Studies Program as ARCS Scholars. This Scholar Award provides students with $6,000 per year over three years in support of their academic pursuits. The Portland ARCS Foundation is one of 17 independently operated chapters nationwide. The mission of the ARCS Foundation Chapters is to support and nurture American women and men in doctoral programs, and since 2005, the Portland … Read More

Funding Focus: Understanding Foundation Funding, Nov. 8

Are you familiar with NIH funding but not sure where to start when it comes to foundations? Maybe you need seed funding for a new project or you’re planning a conference and could use help finding corporate sponsors. Join us for November’s Funding Focus seminar, Understanding Foundation Funding, presented by the OHSU Foundation’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. The seminar will be held Thursday, November 8 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall … Read More

New procedure for submitting grants to private foundations and corporations

Do you ever submit grants to private foundations or corporations? If so, the OHSU Foundation might be able to help! The OHSU Foundation Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations manages fundraising efforts for OHSU by using the Notice of Intent Form (previously known as the Foundation Clearance & Proposal Tracking Form). Because working with foundations often requires a coordinated outreach effort, we ask that all investigators notify us before submitting an application or letter of … Read More

Jonah Sacha, Ph.D., secures $1 million in funding for HIV vaccine research

Back in January we announced that Louis Picker, M.D., and his research team had received $8 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to further develop a promising HIV vaccine candidate. OHSU researchers have secured an additional $1 million from the Gates Foundation through their Grand Challenges Explorations funding program. Research will be led by assistant scientist Jonah Sacha, Ph.D., at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute on OHSU’s West Campus. Sacha and his colleagues will attempt … Read More

Must read article: Working with program officers

We know, contacting program officers can be nerve-racking, and for good reason. That said, it’s important to keep in mind that program officers are there to help when you need it. We came across this great article from The Chronicle of Higher Education by Michael J. Spires titled, “What to Say – and Not Say – to Program Officers.” Some of his advice is very straightforward: If you have a question make sure you have … Read More

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