McAllister & Quinn is excited to announce our 2023 Higher Education Webinar Series lineup! At these “client only” sessions, McAllister & Quinn staff, association representatives, and program officers will work with faculty and staff to enhance their understanding of federal and foundation grant opportunities.
Please note that webinars are subject to change pending agency updates, program cancellations, program deadline changes, or new competition releases.
January 30, 2:00 PM ET
Building a Competitive NSF Application: Early CAREER and Building Research Capacity in the
Biological Sciences (BRC-BIO) Programs
Overview: This webinar will discuss faculty and institutional eligibility, proposal preparation, required
attachments, resources, and provide examples two NSF programs. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A with a former NSF Program Officer.
February 23, 3:00 PM ET
Department of Education Title III Training Webinar: Session I
Overview: The first of this two-part training session will cover an overview of the Title III Strengthening
Institutions Program, who needs to be involved on campus, institutional eligibility, and how to prepare a
February 28, 1:00 PM ET
Don’t Leave Money on the Table: Understanding the FY23 Federal Budget and What that Means
for Higher Education
Overview: President Biden recently signed into law a $1.7 trillion funding package that will fund the
government through fiscal year 2023. This webinar will cover what small and mid-sized college leaders
should know about the budget, including increased funding for major funding agencies, and new and
existing grant funding programs anticipated this year. Join us to learn about emerging trends in federal
grant funding and congressionally directed spending (community projects) for colleges and universities.
March 23, 3:00 PM ET
Department of Education Title III Training Webinar: Session II
Overview: The second part of this two series webinar will cover collecting data for the grant and tips for
translating the data into compelling goals, objectives, and activities.
April 20, 1:00 PM ET
Investing in the Futures of Student Parents in Higher Education: Overview of the Department of Education CCAMPIS Grant
Overview: The Department of Education Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS) supports the participation of low-income parents enrolled in postsecondary education through subsidized childcare services. The CCAMPIS program recently received a significant funding increase in the omnibus budget and supports some of the most at-risk students on college campuses. With an anticipated spring/summer 2023 deadline, join McAllister & Quinn’s webinar to learn if this program is a good fit for your campus.
May 23, 3:00 PM ET
The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) 101: Understanding Funding Opportunities Available for Small and Midsize Colleges and Universities
Overview: McAllister & Quinn will host a discussion to explore Economic Development Administration (EDA) funding opportunities available for small and midsize colleges and universities. Our presenter will provide an overview of EDA as an agency and insight into Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) and Public Works programs.
Topics to be addressed include:
• The EDA application process.
• Examples of competitive proposals.
• Learning tips and tricks to avoid common pitfalls when submitting to the EDA.
July, Date & Time TBD
New to Writing Federal Grants
Overview: Is writing a federal grant different than writing a foundation grant? Can I get feedback and
guidance on my project idea before writing a grant to a federal agency? Who reviews my federal grant
application? These questions, and so many more, will be covered during this webinar. Attendees will
leave the session with a solid understanding of how to approach federal grant writing and think like a
September, Date & Time TBD
Grant Opportunities for Veterans: PI Roundtable
Overview: Join current and former project PIs as they discuss federal grant opportunities that support
their campuses’ veteran populations.
October, Date & Time TBD
Understanding the Department of Education Eligibility Matrix
Overview: Interested in a Title V or Title III grant or pursing a grant where you can waive the required
match? Institutions are eligible to apply for certain Department of Education grants, such as Title III and Title V grants, if they meet specific statutory and regulatory eligibility requirements. An institution of
higher education that is designated as an eligible institution may also receive a waiver of certain non-
Federal cost-sharing requirements for one year for specific grant programs. If you’re interested in
learning more about the Department eligibility process or learning how to submit a waiver this webinar is
November, Date & Time TBD
Federal Grants to Support International Education at Home and Abroad: PI Roundtable
Overview: Join former and active PIs and grant writers to discuss their success and challenges applying for and implementing grants to support international education on their campuses. The conversation will
focus on international programs offered through the Department of Education and National Science
Additional webinars will be added throughout the year, so remember to check your inbox regularly.
All webinars will be recorded and distributed to registrants following the event. We look forward to seeing you at one of our webinars soon.
McAllister & Quinn’s 2023 Higher Education Webinars are “client-only” if you would like more information on McAllister & Quinn please click here.