RFCUNY has subscribed to a one-year free trial to GrantForward, an online search engine that provides information to faculty and researchers on upcoming external grant funding opportunities. Every CUNY user can sign up by entering their institution email address (cuny.edu or rfcuny.org).
Go to GrantForward.com and select Sign Up (at the top-right corner of the page). When you sign up, please do so using the Institutional Account option and if you are having difficulties signing up, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. In addition to signing up, you are invited to attend a webinar that will offer more details on the various features of this search engine.
GrantForward Webinar Dates
- Friday, February 24th, 11:00 a.m. - noon
- Thursday, March 30th, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
You will be guided through the process of creating an account, conducting a simple search, using advanced filters, exporting grants, saving searches, and creating a profile.
GrantForward Webinar Access Information
To attend the presentation, you will need both screen sharing and audio connection.
- Screen Sharing: On a computer, use any browser with Flash. Go to https://join.me/grantforward. On a phone or tablet, launch the join.me app and enter the meeting code grantforward.
- Audio Connection: At the interface, click on the phone button at upper left, and choose Call via internet or Call by phone (by phone, dial 860-970-0010 and enter conference ID 595-696-061#).
For setting up the screen/audio connection, if possible, please try to use wired network connection (vs. Wifi). At times, wireless connections are not fast enough and may have glitches.
GrantForward Webinar Reference Guide
During the webiner, the facilitator will often refer to the GrantForward Researcher Welcome Guide. For your reference, it is recommended you download the guide and have it open during the webinar.