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myGRANT Classroom Training

Training for myGRANT (Kuali Coeus or KC) research administration system will be offered to the UH community starting September 2011.  This training session is for principal investigators, fiscal and administrative officers, and all individuals involved in the proposal development and submission process.  The classroom training sessions are designed to give the user “hands-on” training and include the following topics/activities:

  1. A brief introduction of myGRANT and a comparison of the current “hard-copy” process to the myGRANT process for proposal development and submission,
  2. Demonstration of the myGRANT proposal development and submission process,
  3. Use of the myGRANT on-line training modules, and
  4. Development of a proposal by each participant using myGRANT.   

Training will proceed with seven [7] participants per class session.  If the minimum number has not registered by Monday of the week of your training you will be contacted with rescheduling options.  Thank you!

These sessions are also available online

Module 1: Proposal  Development

Module 2: Approver

To register, select a date and time on the calendar below:

Grantwriting workshops ( 0 Event )

E Komo Mai

“Grantwriting Workshops”
Dr. Lynn E. Miner, Ph.D., Professional Consultant
Mr. Jeremy T. Miner, Consultant and Director of Grants and
Contracts, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


Dr. Lynn E. Miner has over four decades of practical experience as an active grantseeker in academic, healthcare, and other nonprofit environments. As a seasoned grantseeker, he has written or coached the submission of over 5,000 proposals that have won over one-half billion in new grant funds.  He has trained over 10,000 successful grantseekers in grant workshops conducted throughout the U.S. and internationally. 

Kapi’olani Community College
Friday, November 1, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Kalia Room 203

Focusing on grant opportunities pertinent to community college faculty, this workshop identifies appropriate public and private funding sources, prescribes pre-proposal contact strategies, and conducts a mock proposal review session to emphasize what reviewers really look for. Major proposal components are reviewed relative to persuasive writing strategies. Proposal appearance tactics are shared.

University of Hawai’i at Hilo
Monday, November 4, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., UCB Room 105  


University of Hawai’i Maui College
Wednesday, November 6, 8:30 – 4:00 p.m., Ka Lama Room 102

This workshop identifies appropriate public and private funding sources, prescribes pre-proposal contact strategies, and conducts a mock proposal review session to emphasize what reviewers really look for. Major proposal components are reviewed relative to persuasive writing strategies, with particular emphasis placed upon NSF, NIH, and the Dept. of Education. Proposal appearance tactics are shared.

John A. Burns School of Medicine
Friday, November 8, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Library Quiet Room

This workshop begins with an overview of NIH as it stands now, including budgets, deadlines, and funding mechanisms. Focus then shifts to persuasive writing strategies, including resubmission tactics. A mock proposal review segment will critique a draft proposal. Alternative funding mechanisms will be considered, including PCORI and RWJ. Finally, new information on proposal appearance will be shared.

Mr. Jeremy T. Miner is a seasoned research administrator and fundraising professional with more than 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility and experience with health care, academic, and social service environments. A problem-solver with strong political, analytical, and communication skills who has collaborated successfully with faculty and administrators to build infrastructure, develop capacity, secure millions from public and private sponsors, and realize institutional goals.

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For more information, please contact Liane Akana at (808) 956-9117 or lianea@hawaii.edu

PI Workshops ( 0 Event )

PI Workshops

Principal Investigators (PIs) Workshops
Looking for grant funding opportunities or assistance with myGRANT functions?  This workshop is ideal for faculty who are NEW to UH's 10 campuses, but would also be helpful to those who wish to refresh their knowledge of Pivot and myGRANT.  Each workshop contains two sessions.  Participants can sign up for the entire workshop or for individual sessions, if they prefer.

Session 1:  To familiarize users with UH research administration and the UH funding search tool "Pivot".  UH Investigators using Pivot’s funding opportunities database, can now start using its new profile editing system to update their profiles.

Session 2:  To familiarize users with myGRANT system functions.  We will also assist users with creating a "master" proposal development record which can be used as a template for future proposals in myGRANT.  (Participants will need to bring a charged laptop or iPad to this session.)

Monday, February 2, 2015  (Manoa - Kuykendall 201, HITS Room)
           Session 1:  12:00 – 1:00 p.m. -  Search for Funding Opportunity using "Pivot"
           Session 2:   1:00 – 3:00 p.m. -  myGRANT Proposal Creation (bring a charged laptop or iPad)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 (Manoa - Kuykendall 201, HITS Room)
           Session 1:  12:00 – 1:00 p.m. -  Search for Funding Opportunity using " Pivot"
           Session 2:   1:00 – 3:00 p.m. - myGRANT Proposal Creation (bring a charged laptop or iPad)

DISTANCE ATTENDANCE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:


Honolulu CC – Building 7 Room 305
Kapiolani CC – Naio Building Room 207
Leeward CC – Learning Commons Room 108B
UH West Oahu – Library Room B-157
Windward CC – Akoakoa Room 113A
Kauai CC – Learning Resource Center, Room 122
UH Maui College - Ka’aike Room 105 A
UHMC Molokai Education Center – Room 103
UH Hilo - Media Services Room 359
UH Center at West Hawaii – Building 4 Room 3

Sites NOT available for this training:

Hana Education Center, Lahaina Education Center, and Lanai Education Center

OMB Visit to University of Hawaii ( 0 Event )

On Tuesday,  March 10, 2015, Ms. Victoria Collin, Senior Policy Analyst at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will come to UH to make a presentation on OMB Uniform Guidance (UG) at UH Manoa campus. The broadcasting to the other campuses is still being finalized, at which time we will forward the link. The tentative agenda is as follows:

  • 9:00  to 10:00  am - Update on OMB UG and any issues impacting Institutions of Higher Educations' (IHE'S) implementation of the UG - IT Center 105A/B
  • 10:00 to 11:00 am - Q&A Session - IT Center 105A/B  

Please RSVP online (link - xxx) by Thursday, March 5, 2015. Should you wish to pose any questions to Ms. Collins please provide your questions in the comments section or please send any specific questions to Melanie Leong at mmleong@hawaii.edu.  ORS will compile the list to submit to Ms Collin on Friday March 6, 2015. We look forward to seeing you.