• GRC Agency Advocacy

    Agency Advocacy

    Driven by institutional senior leadership, three taskforces have worked to make targeted federal agencies more responsive to applicant issues, and to increase the opportunities for faculty and staff on the campuses to secure grant/contract support. With substantial engagement from the campuses, these taskforce groups advocate to improve the success of application submissions from member campuses:  

    Community and Economic Development

    Community and Economic Development

    Works to establish models of research and sponsored programs that promote institution-community partnerships and innovation transfer leading to healthy communities and regional economic development. Read more 
       
    Health Research and Education

    Health Research and Education

    Supports health-related agencies in the development of programs and funding mechanisms targeting non-research-intensive institutions, and creates awareness of the culture of these agencies to promote application success. Read more 
       
    Efficiency and Compliance

    Efficiency and Compliance

    Focuses on reforming agency policy and procedures related to electronic submissions, intellectual property, responsible conduct of research, financial controls, and human subjects’ and animals’ involvement in research. Read more