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Training Opportunities

Ongoing – Brown Bag Lunch Sessions on Grantsmanship
Each week for two years, Linda Mason has hosted a Brown Bag Lunch Session on Grantsmanship. The topics and presenters cover a wide range of topics about grant proposal, grantwriting and grant project planning. Videos of these sessions have been posted on the Internet for easy access. See a list of topics and watch archived sessions.

Ongoing – Online Training

Grantseeking Basics for Nonprofit Organizations
Fee: $39.95 for six months

Proposal Writing: The Comprehensive Course
Fee: $189.95 for 12 months

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Sept. 17, 2015 – Undergraduate Research for All: Scaling-up and Scaffolding Workshop

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Sept. 18, 2015 – Undergraduate Research for All: Scaling-up and Scaffolding Conference

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Oct 1 & 2, 2015 – Uniform Guidance Training and Policy Statement Formation

Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, 741 N. Phillips Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Fee: $75 (lunch provided)

This one-day training session is provided to assist all Oklahoma higher education institutions in better understanding and implementing the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) "Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards," also known as Uniform Guidance or 2CF 200. A short item on how to draft a grant policy will be included. The session will be one day, repeated each day, so you must select one of the dates to attend.

The training is sponsored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma Teacher Connection and provided by Brustein & Manasevit PLLC, a legal firm from Washington, D.C. See for more information. This is the group that provides EDGAR training annually in Washington, D.C.

All higher education staff members and faculty members who work with or for grant-funded projects, especially administrators and fiscal/budget personnel, are encouraged to attend this training.

If you need hotel reservations at the Embassy Suites, you may call 405.239.3900 or visit

Workshop Agenda: 8:30-9 a.m. – Check In and Coffee/Goodies
9 a.m.-3 p.m. – Presentation on Uniform Guidance Principles
12-12:45 p.m. – Lunch (provided) and Networking
3-4 p.m. – Policy Drafting

Contact Linda Mason, or 405.225.9486, if you have any questions or need additional assistance.

Online Registration (external link, opens in new window)