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Researcher Resources

The goal of the Research Institute is to provide the faculty and staff of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with readily available resources to assist in your sponsored research.

Whether you would like to review a quick tutorial on conducting grant searches, need to know who to contact when, or just want to explore potential funding opportunities of specific government agencies, we strive to provide this information to you. 

In-House Resources:

IUP Research Institute Overview



Grant Tutorials Online

Links to Federal, State and Private Websites

Information for Proposals:

  • Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment: The Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment provides official university data and statistics to internal and external constituencies.
  • Center for Rural Pennsylvania: The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a bipartisan, bicameral, legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
  • U.S. Census Bureau: The U.S. Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. Data available includes Population and Housing Census, Economic Census, American community surveys, demographic and economic surveys, and others.
  • Census Data for Pennsylvania: State and County QuickFacts for the State of Pennsylvania.

Budget Building Blocks

Developing a budget at proposal time that lends itself to successful award management, timely and compliant expenditure of funds, and allows you to focus on the project activities is the primary goal of this presentation. An introduction to the applicable regulations will provide you with the tools to determine what can be included in your project budget. Do you want to make your project plan less cumbersome and more efficient? View our “Budget Building Blocks” presentation.

Pre-Award: We have Secrets!

Learn the step-by-step processes of reviewing a funding announcement, building a budget, obtaining approvals, and submitting your proposal. This presentation tells you exactly what has to be done, how it needs to be done, and who is responsible for doing it before your proposal can be submitted. A successful and complete pre-award review leads to a more successful and enjoyable post award experience. Take a proactive approach to your externally sponsored project activities and view our “Pre-Award: We have Secrets!” presentation.

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