Webinar Recording: Proposal Writing in the Time of COVID-19

As grant-seekers navigate a post-COVID funding environment, many are finding that they must adapt their approach to ensure competitiveness and feasibility of their proposals. This webinar covers special considerations for grant proposals during the COVID-19 pandemic, including: Development of COVID-specific contingency plans Alternative strategies for research studies and programmatic interventions How to engage program officers […]

Webinar Recording: The USDA RUS Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant

The USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) program recently announced a second application window to make available up to $25 million received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). To help our members and the broader community of grant-seekers pursue this program effectively, we have recorded a webinar session focused specifically on the […]

Webinar Recording: Frequently Asked Questions for NSF CAREER

Each year, Hanover works closely with faculty across the country pursuing NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) funding.  In follow-up to the webinar we conducted last year on this program, Hanover Grants Consultants will answer frequently asked questions that arise during the CAREER application process. Listen as members of Hanover’s Grants Consultant Team, Erin […]

Webinar Recording: Grant Writing vs. Academic Writing

For many grant-seekers in higher education, developing competitive grant proposals requires a departure from the conventions of academic writing. In this webinar, Hanover will contrast the major differences between grant writing and academic writing, outlining how these differences should impact the proposal development process. Listen as Melissa Cornish, a member of Hanover’s Grants Consultant Team, […]

Webinar Recording: Keys to Proposal Resubmission

Many grant proposals do not get funded on the first try. Especially for certain types of grant funders and programs, revising a proposal for resubmission is often the key to being awarded. In this webinar, Hanover’s Senior Grants Consultant team will discuss the best approach to proposal resubmission and share key strategies for success. Listen […]

Building a Grantseeking Culture: 4 Insights from Practitioners


By: Chad Ross A small group of us got together for breakfast at last month’s annual NORDP Research Development Conference to discuss grantseeking culture:  what is it, who are the best at it, and how do we get it? The conversation dove-tailed with a number of the concurrent session topics, but some common themes surfaced:   […]

Impacts of a Government Shutdown on Higher Education Grants and Research

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By Clinton Doggett As the prospect of a government shutdown looms, many stakeholders across higher education are grappling with the potential implications for their institutions. The far-reaching impacts of a shutdown have been widely reported, although many of the details remain unclear. One of the primary impacts of the 18 shutdowns that have occurred since […]

Hanover Grants Consultants Publish Strategy Paper with Grant Professionals Association


Hanover’s own Teresa Wilke, Senior Grants Consultant, and Rebecca Huenink, Grants Consultant, recently published a strategy paper through the Grant Professionals Association. Their paper, titled “How to Thrive When Grants Are the ‘Square Peg’ of the Fundraising Infrastructure: Integrating Grantseeking and Traditional Fundraising,” helps grants and fundraising professionals identify strategies for leveraging grantseeking to increase philanthropic […]

Hanover Grants Team Helps Secure Nearly $ 4 Million in Funding in Second Half of 2015

Hanover provides comprehensive grant development support to healthcare organizations, hospitals, higher education, K-12 school districts, municipalities and other non-profit organizations. Our services include grants prospecting and strategy, program development and consultation, grant proposal development, and identification of ongoing opportunities. Here’s a list of some of the major grants wins we’ve helped our clients secure in […]

5 Steps for Harnessing Philanthropic Dollars to Promote Financial Stability

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The dynamic nature of U.S. healthcare markets, policies, and players has fundamentally shifted the role of the hospital CFO from financial guru to master prognosticator. To help hospital CFOs leverage diverse funding streams to bolster hospital infrastructure and promote financial stability, Hanover Research Grants Consultants outlined five key strategies: Identify and prioritize funding needs; Evaluate […]