Web Seminar for Government Grants Including Those for New Farmers

CSREES is hosting a web based grantsmanship workshop on April 6, 2009 for the BFRDP program.  The webinar will begin with a brief description of the different types of grants, application submission requirements, and a brief description of the application peer review process.  Time will be reserved for questions and answers.

Date and time: April 6th, 2009 between 2 – 3.30 pm Eastern time

Equipment needed:

Your computer should have DSL / Cable line or better.  A dial up modem will not work, unfortunately

You’ll also need Flashware software on your computer, version 9 or better.  Most computers have this or it can be downloaded free

You can also check the official computer requirements

A headset is best for hearing the presentations but your computer speakers will also work (may need turn up the volume)

Test in advance:
We suggest you test out your equipment anytime before the meeting by logging on to

This would be the time to check the Flashware, for example, and download it if it’s not on your computer.

Log on to http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/csrees/ a few minutes before 2 pm on April 6th.

Additional Information: the closing date for submitting applications to BFRDP is 5 p.m. on May 13, 2009.  Only electronic applications through www.grants.gov are accepted.  You need to be registered with www.grants.gov to submit an application.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.