2013 GRC 46th Semi-Annual Funding Competitiveness Conference

Monday, August 19, 2013 to Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Washington, DC

Hosted by the AASCU Grants Resource Center
This meeting in the nation’s capitol provides a forum for research and sponsored programs officers, senior administrators, and faculty to connect with grant funders, and colleagues from across the country. Build your institution’s competitiveness for grant and contract support during two packed days of programming.

About the Conference

Twenty Targeted Sessions

Insight from federal leaders—and details on upcoming competitions—will position you to compete for funding from the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education, Energy and Labor, as well as the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Endowment for the Humanities, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Discussions will focus on the federal budget, foundation funding, responsible conduct in research, and international programs.

Structured Networking Events

Learn, share and initiate partnerships during receptions and breakout sessions.

Private Consultations

Schedule individual appointments to talk to the experts who administer competitions, and make agency funding recommendations.


For additional information, contact:
GRC Program Manager
Linda Anthony
(202) 478-4698

What Attendees are Saying

“Best conference I’ve attended in a long time . . . ”
“Learned A LOT of new resources . . . ”
“Very impressed with GRC’s initiative and creativity. . . ”

Fees top

GRC Members: $680 through July 29 ($795 thereafter)
Non-Members: $840 through July 29 ($999 thereafter)

Registration Information top

For Program Agenda and Registration visit GRC website at:

Accommodations top

Hotel Sofitel, Lafayette Square
806 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 730-8800

Request the AASCU/GRC conference rate of $219/night plus tax (rates based on single occupancy; $25 extra for double
occupancy). Rate is not guaranteed after July 29.