Category: Account
How Can I Use My Personalized Homepage?
How Can I Use My Personalized Homepage? - Preview
GrantForward provides a personalized homepage to help you quickly see your newest grant recommendations, favorite grants, and saved searches within your personalized dashboard as well as view database updates and connect with other researchers.
2016-09-30
Category: Account
How Active Are Users at My Institution?
How Active Are Users at My Institution? - Preview
GrantForward allows you to generate reports to see how active users at your institution are. Go into the Administrator Console and then select Usage Report, you can see the user interaction statistic and find a way to improve the usage among your institution members.
2015-12-14
Category: Deploying
How Can I Link to GrantForward from My Websites?
How Can I Link to GrantForward from My Websites? - Preview
A great way to help your institution members become aware of their access to GrantForward and take advantage of the service is to link to GrantForward on your institution website. Here are some guidelines for how to link.
2016-08-29
Category: Deploying
How Can I Help My Members Get Started Using GrantForward?
How Can I Help My Members Get Started Using GrantForward? - Preview
GrantForward can be very useful and valuable for your institution members to explore funding opportunities-- if you make GrantForward available and known to them! To help your members get started moving their research forward, we suggest the following steps.
2016-07-15
Category: Dissemination
How Can I Annotate a Grant Opportunity to Provide Submission Instructions?
How Can I Annotate a Grant Opportunity to Provide Submission Instructions? - Preview
If you need to provide submission information specific to your institution for a grant opportunity, you can easily annotate a grant with instructions that only members of your institution will see. For example, if you need to enforce an internal selection for a limited-submission grant with an internal deadline, and a condition that each PI can only participate in one submission, you can follow the steps below.
2017-02-27
Category: Dissemination
How Can I Monitor and Disseminate New Grants from My Favorite Sponsors?
How Can I Monitor and Disseminate New Grants from My Favorite Sponsors? - Preview
Everyone has his favorite sponsors. If you have a list of sponsors that you want to monitor for new grant opportunities and disseminate them to your members, you can set up a Saved Search to monitor these sponsors and disseminate email alerts with new grant opportunities to the selected members.
2016-02-15
Category: Dissemination
How Can I Make Sure That Disseminated Grants Benefit My Members?
How Can I Make Sure That Disseminated Grants Benefit My Members? - Preview
To make sure that disseminated grants benefit your institution members, you want to set up complex saved searches for dissemination. To configure a disseminated search, go into the Administrator Console and then select Disseminate. The example below shows a disseminated search for graduate students in data science and related fields who are interested in awards, scholarships, fellowships, or travel grants.
2016-01-15
Category: General
How Can I Know How To Navigate the GrantForward Website
How Can I Know How To Navigate the GrantForward Website - Preview
If you are having trouble getting started using GrantForward or can’t figure out how to navigate the different sections within GrantForward, you can see the breakout of what features you can find under each section of GrantForward.
2016-08-31
Category: General
How Can I Get Started Using GrantForward?
How Can I Get Started Using GrantForward?  - Preview
GrantForward can effectively connect you with funding opportunities, to help move your research forward. To get started using GrantForward, we suggest these steps.
2016-07-28
Category: Managing
How Can I Use the Administrator Console?
How Can I Use the Administrator Console? - Preview
The Administrator Console is a dedicated facility to help administrators manage the accounts and profiles of their institution members and get insights on how they are using GrantForward to look for and find grants.
2016-09-26
Category: Profile
How Can I Generate My Research Interests When Creating My Researcher Profile?
How Can I Generate My Research Interests When Creating My Researcher Profile? - Preview
When creating your researcher profile, you will need to generate research interests - a set of keywords/phrases that describe your research, in order to get grant recommendations tailored to your research needs.
2016-04-28
Category: Profile
How Can I Create a Good Researcher Profile?
How Can I Create a Good Researcher Profile? - Preview
Your researcher profile is important. It captures your research interests, which then determine what grants will be recommended to you! It also presents information about your research, so your colleagues and other researchers can find you to collaborate. To create a good researcher profile, make sure to complete the following:
2015-12-28
Category: Profile
What Is the Difference Between Having an Account and a Profile?
What Is the Difference Between Having an Account and a Profile? - Preview
This casestudy helps you find out the difference between having an account and a profile on GrantForward. To get started using GrantForward, you must create an account, after that, you can build a profile to receive grant recommendations based on your research interests and connect with other researchers across all institutions.
2015-12-27
Category: Profile
How Can I See How Many Researcher Profiles Were Created?
How Can I See How Many Researcher Profiles Were Created? - Preview
If you would like to check how many researcher profiles were created by your institution members, you can easily view all created researcher profiles and export for easy reference.
2016-04-28
Category: Profile
How Can I Create Researcher Profiles for My Members?
How Can I Create Researcher Profiles for My Members? - Preview
Researcher Profiles allow your institution members to upload their publications/CV and research interests and get grant recommendations based on their research needs. To create researcher profiles for your institution members, you can create them one at a time or use our Auto Sign-up/Auto Profile option for profile creation.
2016-04-15
Category: Recommendation
How Can I Tailor My Grant Recommendations?
How Can I Tailor My Grant Recommendations? - Preview
After creating a Researcher Profile, you can make sure that the grant recommendations you are receiving are matching your research needs by tailoring your recommendation settings. You should know how to edit your research interests? and use filters? to update your grant recommendations.
2016-05-28
Category: Recommendation
How Can I Help My Institution Members Receive More Relevant Grant Recommendations?
How Can I Help My Institution Members Receive More Relevant Grant Recommendations? - Preview
If you would like to help your institution members receive more relevant grant recommendations, you can follow the steps below to help them configure and update their Researcher Profiles for more relevant grant recommendations.
2016-04-28
Category: Recommendation
How Can I Help My Members Tailor Their Grant Recommendations?
How Can I Help My Members Tailor Their Grant Recommendations? - Preview
After creating researcher profiles for your institution, you can help make sure that the grant recommendations your members are receiving are tailored to their research needs. Educate your institution members so that they know how to edit their research interests and use advanced filters to tailor their recommendations.
2016-05-15
Category: Search
How Can I Search for Grants Using Keywords and Phrases?
How Can I Search for Grants Using Keywords and Phrases? - Preview
To start looking for grant opportunities, you will normally start with searching by keywords/phrases-- like how you use a search engine. This first step finds grants by their topic? ?relevance? to your interest areas, before you further add search filters to limit other aspects such as sponsors and types of grants. You can enter keywords/phrases in the default Simple? ?Search?; you can also switch to Advanced? ?Search? to use more search operations. Suppose you are looking for grants within social media mining and behavioral modeling, you would follow the steps below to configure an appropriate keyword and phrase combination for your search.
2017-09-22
Category: Search
How Can I Export Selected Grants for Future Reference?
How Can I Export Selected Grants for Future Reference? - Preview
After setting up a grant search with relevant keywords and advanced search filters, you have the ability to export the grant search and grant opportunities for future viewing, sharing, and reference. For example, if you set up a complex search for “big data” you can follow the steps below to export your search results.
2017-02-28
Category: Search
How Can I Monitor and Get Alerts for New Grant Opportunities?
How Can I Monitor and Get Alerts for New Grant Opportunities? - Preview
After setting up a grant search with relevant keywords and search filters, instead of recreating the same search every time you want to see new grant opportunities within the selected search criteria, you can set up a saved search with email alerts to automatically get notifications.
2017-02-08
Category: Search
How Can I Find New Sponsors for My Research?
How Can I Find New Sponsors for My Research? - Preview
If you are looking to identify new sponsors to get more grant opportunities for your research, GrantForward provides a Sponsor Directory for you to search for new grant sponsors. For example, if you are looking for sponsors for environmental concerns, in federal or private spaces, then you can follow the steps below.
2016-12-30
Category: Search
How Can I Search for Grants Using Advanced Search Filters?
How Can I Search for Grants Using Advanced Search Filters? - Preview
You can refine your search results beyond topical relevance, by adding advanced search filters (either on top of keywords or not). For example, suppose you are looking for grants from some sponsors, due in a range of dates, of some desired grant types, for your specific role, and with a certain amount.
2016-11-29
Category: Search
What Advanced Search Filters Can I Use for Searching Grants?
What Advanced Search Filters Can I Use for Searching Grants? - Preview
To refine your grant search results in order to filter out irrelevant grant opportunities, you can layer advanced search filters to further refine your grant search. Use the chart below as a reference in order to understand the functions of each of the advanced search filters and how they can improve your grant search.
2016-11-29
Category: Search
How Can I Find Grant Opportunities Using Advanced Keyword Search?
How Can I Find Grant Opportunities Using Advanced Keyword Search? - Preview
To start looking for grant opportunities, you will normally start with searching by keywords that are relevant to your field of research. Beside the default Simple Search, GrantForward allows you to enter keywords/phrases in Advanced Search to use more search operations. Follow the steps below to find grant opportunities using advanced keyword search.
2016-03-28
Category: Search
How Can I Search for and Monitor Grants from Specific Sponsors?
How Can I Search for and Monitor Grants from Specific Sponsors? - Preview
Researchers have their favorite sponsors. You can easily search for new grant opportunities from these sponsors. Further, if you want to stay up to date with their new grant opportunities, you can set up a Saved Search with these sponsors and get email alerts. For example, suppose you want to look for and keep monitoring “diabetes” grants from the National Institutes of Health and American Diabetes Association, follow the steps below.
2016-02-28
Category: Search
What Can I Do with Exported Grants?
What Can I Do with Exported Grants? - Preview
You can export your grant search results to compile and manage your list of grants to follow up, save them for easy reference, or share them with your colleagues. You can export the details of a single grant or an entire list of grants within your search results.
2016-01-28
Category: Search
How Can I Share a Grant Search to My Members?
How Can I Share a Grant Search to My Members? - Preview
If you need to share a grant search to specific members of your institution, GrantForward allows the ability for administrators to disseminate grant searches to their members. For example, if you are looking to disseminate a grant search for your institution’s “systems biology” researchers, you would follow the steps below.
2017-02-01
Category: Search
How Can I Educate My Members on How to Search?
How Can I Educate My Members on How to Search? - Preview
If you are unsure of how to help educate your institution members on how to conduct a simple and advanced search on GrantForward, as well as understanding the search filters and their functions, GrantForward provides multiple resources to allow you to help educate your institution members.
2016-10-30
Category: Search
How Can I Know What Keywords My Members Are Searching?
How Can I Know What Keywords My Members Are Searching? - Preview
Whether you’re curious to see the kinds of keywords your institution members are using to search or want to make recommendations for better searches, you can generate a usage report to view the keywords your institution members are using.
2016-03-15
Category: Support
How Can I Stay up to Date with GrantForward?
How Can I Stay up to Date with GrantForward?  - Preview
If you are looking to stay up to date with GrantForward and new features and updates, there are a variety of resources to follow. Visit the Support Page to get started with learning about all of the features and ways to help make your grant search and recommendation easier. Videos are also posted in our YouTube Channel.
2016-06-28
Category: Support
How Can I Direct My Members to Find Help Using GrantForward?
How Can I Direct My Members to Find Help Using GrantForward? - Preview
If you or your institution members are having diffculty using GrantForward or any of the GrantForward features, there are a variety of ways to find the answers.
2016-06-15