Started as part of the ADVANCE Project TRACS grant, the Research Capacity Program in the Center for Faculty Excellence works closely with the Office of Sponsored Programs to provide systematic research-grant support to faculty with priority give to women faculty in STEM/SBS fields.


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Wednesday, September 7 || 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. || Wilson 1131
Finding Grant Funding: Navigating the funding world. Learn more...

Wednesdays, September 21, 28, October 5,12, 19 || 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. || ABB 138
Grant Writing Boot Camp. Learn more...

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Grant Training Coordinator

The retention and advancement of STEM/SBS faculty women is enhanced when they are grant successful. We have a dedicated Grant Training Coordinator to work with all faculty, but giving priority to women STEM/SBS faculty, to assist with training on submitting proposals for external funding.

Grant Facilitator Network

A list of successful grantees has been gathered through the Grant Submission Training Coordinator and OSP. Any faculty member looking for grant mentoring and advice, with priority given to matching up women in STEM/SBS fields, can reach out to the Coordinator to be connected. The Coordinator makes the first contact to the potential “grants facilitator” and offers the person a small incentive for serving as a reader/revision advisor. The Montana INBRE program (NIH IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence) has graciously contributed to this program.

MiniGrant Awards Part of the Faculty Excellence Grants

Completely funded by the VP for Research office, proposal solicitations are announced each year as a part of the Faculty Excellence Grants to all faculty with priority given to outstanding applications by women in STEM/SBS. 

Advisory Committee

The Research Capacity Team provides guidance to the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Helpful Links

A collection of helpful links from Research Capacity Workshops